Top Quotes Of C.S. Lewis

Top Quotes Of C.S. Lewis

Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis was a British poet, novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist.  And, of course, he was the author of the well-known books The Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity.

Since it is so likely that children will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage.

We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him.

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.

Each day we are becoming a creature of splendid glory or one of unthinkable horror.

Jesus Christ did not say,

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

The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only - and that is to support the ultimate career.

The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one's life.

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.

Joy is the serious business of heaven.

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."

The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self--all your wishes and precautions--to Christ.

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.

Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different...
When we Christians behave badly, or fail to behave well, we are making Christianity unbelievable to the outside world.

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.

We are mirrors whose brightness is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.

It is safe to tell the pure in heart that they shall see God, for only the pure in heart want to.

"Being in love" first moved them to promise fidelity: this quieter love enables them to keep the promise.

Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth.

The sun looks down on nothing half so good as a household laughing together over a meal.

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