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If you love deeply you’re

If you love deeply, you’re going to get hurt badly. But it’s still worth it.
– C.S. Lewis

It is not settled happiness

It is not settled happiness but momentary joy that glorifies the past.
– C.S. Lewis

Education without values as useful

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

– C. S. Lewis

What I call my ‘self’

What I call my ‘self’ now is hardly a person at all. It’s mainly a meeting place for various natural forces, desires, and fears, etcetera, some of which come from my ancestors, and some from my education, some perhaps from devils. The self you were really intended to be is something that lives not from nature but from God.

– C. S. Lewis

The task of the modern

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

– C. S. Lewis

Part of every misery is

Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief.

– C. S. Lewis

I sometimes wonder whether all

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I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.

– C. S. Lewis

You are never too old

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.”

– C.S Lewis

A young man who wishes

“A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.”

– C.S. Lewis

Atheism turns out to be

“Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning…”

– C.S. Lewis

No book is really worth

No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.

– C.S. Lewis

Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another

‘Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.
– C.S. Lewis

Friendship is born at that moment

“Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.”

“Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.”

? C.S. Lewis

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny
– C.S.Lewis

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
– C. S. Lewis

Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone.
– C.S. Lewis

You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.
– C S Lewis

The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
– C. S. Lewis

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
– C. S. Lewis

Nobody who gets enough food and clothing in a world where most are hungry and cold has any business to talk about ‘misery.’
– C.S. Lewis