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C. S. Lewis Quotes

C. S. Lewis

November 29, 1898 - November 22, 1963

Belfast, United Kingdom

Novelist


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Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

-C. S. Lewis





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Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.

-C. S. Lewis




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

-C. S. Lewis




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God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

-C. S. Lewis




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We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

-C. S. Lewis




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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




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Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.

-C. S. Lewis




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Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

-C. S. Lewis




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If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

-C. S. Lewis




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If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.

-C. S. Lewis