C. S. Lewis Quotes

Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - Never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such an apparatus let through?
C. S. Lewis
The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
C. S. Lewis

C. s. lewis - friendship is born at that moment when one person...
No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis

No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis
No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.
C. S. Lewis
I have found a desire within myself that no experience in this world can satisfy; the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
C. S. Lewis
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.
C. S. Lewis
I believe in God like I believe in the sun, not because I can see it, but because of it all things are seen.
C. S. Lewis
To love at all is to be vulnerable.
C. S. Lewis
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
C. S. Lewis
A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.
C. S. Lewis
Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.
C. S. Lewis
There are 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
Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.
C. S. Lewis