Top 10 Quotes by C S Lewis

C S Lewis

Anthropomorphic animals, when taken out of narrative into actual visibility, always turn into buffoonery or nightmare.

C S Lewis
It is very true. But even a traitor may mend. I have known one who did.
C S Lewis

God has paid us the intolerable compliment of loving us, in the deepest, most tragic, most inexorable sense.

C S Lewis
A noble hunger, long unsatisfied, met at last its proper food.
C S Lewis

A Christian society is not going to arrive until most of us really want it: and we are not going to want it until we become fully Christian. I may repeat "Do as you would be done by" till I am black in the fact, but I cannot really carry it out till I love my neighbour as myself: and I cannot learn to love my neighbour as myself till I learn to love God: and I cannot learn to love God except by learning to obey Him. And so, as I warned you, we are driven on to something more inward - driven on from social matters to religious matters.

C S Lewis
But no one except Lucy knew that as it circled the mast it had whispered to her, "Courage, dear heart," and the voice, she felt sure, was Aslan's, and with the voice a delicious smell breathed in her face.
C S Lewis

He (the devil) always sends errors into the world in pairs--pairs of opposites...He relies on your extra dislike of one to draw you gradually into the opposite one. But do not let us be fooled. We have to keep our eyes on the goal and go straight through between both errors. We have no other concern than that with either of them.

C S Lewis
Much of the modern resistance to chastity comes from men's belief that they 'own' their bodies—those vast and perilous estates, pulsating with the energy that made the worlds, in which they find themselves without their consent and from which they are ejected at the pleasure of Another!
C S Lewis

It is in some ways more troublesome to track and swat an evasive wasp than to shoot, at close range, a wild elephant. But the elephant is more troublesome if you miss.

C S Lewis
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.