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C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: The greed to be loved is a fearful The greed to be loved is a fearful thing. Some of those who say that they live only for love come to live in incessant resentment. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: The 'frankness' of people sunk below shame is The 'frankness' of people sunk below shame is a very cheap frankness. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: It doesn't really matter whether you grip the It doesn't really matter whether you grip the arms of the dentist's chair or let your hands lie in your lap. The drill drills on. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: I#pray because the need flows out of me I#pray because the need flows out of me all the time-walking and sleeping. It does not change # God - it changes me. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Your people eat dry and tasteless flesh but Your people eat dry and tasteless flesh but it is off plates as smooth as ivory and as round as the sun. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: One of the reasons why it needs no One of the reasons why it needs no special education to be a Christian is that Christianity is an education itself. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: How can we meet them face to face, How can we meet them face to face, till we have faces? — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: He wants each man, in the long run, He wants each man, in the long run, to be able to recognise all creatures (even himself) as glorious and excellent things. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: By gum,' said Digory, 'Don't I just wish By gum,' said Digory, 'Don't I just wish I was big enough to punch your head! — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth 'thrown in': aim at Earth and you will get neither. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Whether we like it or not, God intends Whether we like it or not, God intends to give us what we need, not what we now think we want. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Do not cite the Deep Magic to me, Do not cite the Deep Magic to me, Witch. I was there when it was written. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Progress means movement in a desired direction, and Progress means movement in a desired direction, and we do not all desire the same things for our species. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: The birth of Christ is the central event The birth of Christ is the central event in the history of the earth
the very thing the whole story has been about. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: A little lie is like a little pregnancy A little lie is like a little pregnancy it doesn't take long before everyone knows. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Whenever all men are ... hastening to be Whenever all men are ... hastening to be slaves or tyrants we make Liberalism the prime bogey. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: He produced mainly three results: Hatred, Terror, Adoration. He produced mainly three results: Hatred, Terror, Adoration. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: But probably every age gets, within certain limits, But probably every age gets, within certain limits, the science it deserves. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Can you lay your hand on your hearts Can you lay your hand on your hearts and tell me I'm really alive? Are you sure I wasn't drowned and we're not all ghosts together? — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art ... Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art ... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Every story of conversion is the story of Every story of conversion is the story of a blessed defeat. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By Sheila Walsh: Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive. - C. S. LEWIS, MERE CHRISTIANITY — Sheila Walsh
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: But however happy you are feeling, you can't But however happy you are feeling, you can't talk with your mouth full of snow. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: We were made to be neither cerebral men We were made to be neither cerebral men nor visceral men, but Men. Not beasts nor angels but Men - things at once rational and animal. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: The proper rewards are not simply tacked on The proper rewards are not simply tacked on to the activity for which they are given, but are the activity itself in consummation. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: We don't have a soul. We are a We don't have a soul. We are a soul. We happen to have a body. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: they find it all but impossible to believe they find it all but impossible to believe in the unfamiliar while the familiar is before their eyes. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: When we are lost in the woods, the When we are lost in the woods, the sight of a signpost is a great matter. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: A sum can be put right: but only A sum can be put right: but only by going back till you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Nobody can always have devout feelings: and even Nobody can always have devout feelings: and even if we could, feelings are not what God principally cares about. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as 'what a man does with his solitude.' — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Two heads are better than one, not because Two heads are better than one, not because either is infallible, but because they are unlikely to go wrong in the same direction. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: As long as you are proud, you cannot As long as you are proud, you cannot know God. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: The harder you tried not to think, the The harder you tried not to think, the more you thought. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Getting over a painful experience is much like Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Though we cannot experience our life as an Though we cannot experience our life as an endless present, we are eternal in God's eyes; that is, in our deepest reality. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Heaven offers nothing that a mercenary soul can Heaven offers nothing that a mercenary soul can desire. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Evil can be undone, but it cannot "develop" Evil can be undone, but it cannot "develop" into good. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: It is only our bad temper that we It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry; we put our good temper down to ourselves. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: You can't analyze God. He is too awesome, You can't analyze God. He is too awesome, too big, too mysterious, — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: More like the real thing,' said the lord More like the real thing,' said the lord Digory softly. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: We live, in fact, in a world starved We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: The instrument through which you see God is 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
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Each new power won by man is a Each new power won by man is a power over man as well. Each advance leaves him weaker as well as stronger. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: The Psalmists in telling everyone to praise God The Psalmists in telling everyone to praise God are doing what all men do when they speak of what they care about. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Aslan: You doubt your value. Don't run from Aslan: You doubt your value. Don't run from who you are. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: In Science we have been reading only the In Science we have been reading only the notes to a poem; in Christianity we find the poem itself. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: I'm tall, fat, rather bald, red-faced, double-chinned, black-haired, I'm tall, fat, rather bald, red-faced, double-chinned, black-haired, have a deep voice, and wear glasses for reading. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: God has infinite attention to spare for each God has infinite attention to spare for each one of us. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: Who will take medicine unless he knows he Who will take medicine unless he knows he is in the grip of disease? — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: I was allowed to play at philosophy no I was allowed to play at philosophy no longer. — C.S. Lewis
C S Lewis Quotes By C.S. Lewis: If you were subjects of Maleldil you would If you were subjects of Maleldil you would have peace. — C.S. Lewis