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70 Awesome Quotes by C.S Lewis

Popular Quotes by C.S Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis is also known as C. S. Lewis was a poet, novelist, academic, literary critic, medievalist, lay theologian, essayist as well as Christian apologist. He was a creative Irish writer as well as researcher best recognized for his fantasy series “Chronicles of Narnia”. Some of his amazing thoughts are listed below.

CSLewis Quotes

  1. “Joy is the serious business of heaven.” – C.S Lewis
  2. “Since it is so likely that children will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage.” – C.S Lewis
  3. “We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.” – C.S Lewis
  4. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” – C.S Lewis
  5. “There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him.” – C.S Lewis
  6. “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts.” – C.S Lewis
  7. “Each day we are becoming a creature of splendid glory or one of unthinkable horror.” – C.S Lewis
  8. “The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one’s life.” – C.S Lewis
  9. Jesus Christ did not say, “Go into all the world and tell the world that it is quite right” – C.S Lewis
  10. “To love at all is to be vulnerable” – C.S Lewis
  11. “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” – C.S Lewis
  12. “The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is to support the ultimate career.” – C.S Lewis
  13. “There are only two kinds of people: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says,’All right, then, have it your way.’” – C.S Lewis
  14. “I sometimes wonder if all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.” – C.S Lewis
  15. “The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ.” – C.S Lewis
  16. “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…” – C.S Lewis
  17. “A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.” – C.S Lewis
  18. “No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.” – C.S Lewis
  19. “It’s so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one.” – C.S Lewis
  20. “We are mirrors whose brightness is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.” – C.S Lewis
  21. “If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.” – C.S Lewis
  22. “All get what they want; they do not always like it.” – C.S Lewis
  23. “When we Christians behave badly, or fail to behave well, we are making Christianity unbelievable to the outside world.” – C.S Lewis
  24. “[Reality] is not neat, not obvious, not what you expect.” – C.S Lewis
  25. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” – C.S Lewis
  26. “‘Being in love’ first moved them to promise fidelity: this quieter love enables them to keep the promise.” – C.S Lewis
  27. “The sun looks down on nothing half so good as a household laughing together over a meal.” – C.S Lewis
  28. “It is safe to tell the pure in heart that they shall see God, for only the pure in heart want to.” – C.S Lewis
  29. “Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth.” – C.S Lewis
  30. “Forgiveness does not mean excusing” – C.S Lewis
  31. “All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on forever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.” – C.S Lewis
  32. “Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.” – C.S Lewis
  33. “Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.” – C.S Lewis
  34. “God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.” – C.S Lewis
  35. “This was the very reason why you were brought to Narnia, that by knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there.” – C.S Lewis
  36. “What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.” – C.S Lewis
  37. “Nothing you have not given away will ever really be yours.” – C.S Lewis
  38. “You may forget that you are at every moment totally dependent on God.” – C.S Lewis
  39. “Readers are advised to remember that the devil is a liar.” – C.S Lewis
  40. “We do not want merely to see beauty . . . We want something else which can hardly be put into words – to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.” – C.S Lewis
  41. “The instrument through which you see God is your whole self. And if a man’s self is not kept clean and bright, his glimpse of God will be blurred” – C.S Lewis
  42. “A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.” – C.S Lewis
  43. “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.’” – C.S Lewis
  44. “No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.” – C.S Lewis
  45. “The door on which we have been knocking all our lives will open at last.” – C.S Lewis
  46. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S Lewis
  47. “The Past is frozen and no longer flows, and the Present is all lit up with eternal rays.” – C.S Lewis
  48. “It is not out of compliment that lovers keep on telling one another how beautiful they are; the delight is incomplete till it is expressed” – C.S Lewis
  49. “What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.” – C.S Lewis
  50. “When Christ died, he died for you individually just as much as if you had been the only person in the world.” – C.S Lewis
  51. “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains; it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” – C.S Lewis
  52. “In our own case we accept excuses too easily; in other people’s, we do not accept them easily enough.” – C.S Lewis
  53. “If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world.” – C.S Lewis
  54. “If God forgives us we must forgive ourselves otherwise its like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than him.” – C.S Lewis
  55. “I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.” – C.S Lewis
  56. “To walk out of his will is to walk into nowhere.” – C.S Lewis
  57. “All these toys were never intended to possess my heart. My true good is in another world, and my only real treasure is Christ.” – C.S Lewis
  58. “Faith in Christ is the only thing to save you from despair.” – C.S Lewis
  59. “We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade, the presence of God. The world is crowded with him. He walks everywhere incognito.” – C.S Lewis
  60. “Of all the bad men, religious bad men are the worst.” – C.S Lewis
  61. “No good work is done anywhere without aid from the Father of Lights.” – C.S Lewis
  62. “Of all the bad men, religious bad men are the worst.”
  63. “God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.” – C.S Lewis
  64. “When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place.” – C.S Lewis
  65. “Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.” – C.S Lewis
  66. “Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” – C.S Lewis
  67. “Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.” – C.S Lewis
  68. “Though our feelings come and go, his love for us does not.” – C.S Lewis
  69. “Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.” – C.S Lewis
  70. “If God had granted all the silly prayers I’ve made in my life, where should I be now?” – C.S Lewis

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