Quotes by C S Lewis

C S Lewis

We can conceive of a world in which God corrected the results of abuse of free will by His creatures: so that a wooden beam became soft as grass when used as a weapon... But such a world would be one in which wrong actions were impossible, and therefore, freedom of the will would be void.

C S Lewis
Reality the iconoclast once more. Heaven will solve our problems, but not, I think, by showing us subtle reconciliations between all our apparently contradictory notions. The notions will all be knocked from under our feet. We shall see that there never was any problem.
C S Lewis

The story itself should force its moral upon you. You find out what the moral is by writing the story.

C S Lewis
It is not your business to succeed, but to do right. When you have done so the rest lies with god.
C S Lewis

Peter did not feel very brave; indeed, he felt he was going to be sick. But that made no difference to what he had to do.

C S Lewis
Provided that any of those neighbours sing out of tune or have boots that squeak, or double chins, or odd clothes, the patient will quite easily believe that their religion must therefore be somehow ridiculous.
C S Lewis

For Narnia and for Aslan!

C S Lewis
His face had become very red and his mouth and fingers were sticky. He did not look either clever or handsome, whatever the Queen might say.
C S Lewis

The Christian idea of 'putting on Christ' is the whole of Christianity.

C S Lewis
The bolt of Tash falls from above!' 'Does it ever get caught on a hook halfway?