Top 20 Quotes by C S Lewis

C S Lewis

Nobody who gets enough food and clothing in a world where most are hungry and cold has any business to talk about 'misery.'

C S Lewis
Those who would most scornfully repudiate Christianity as a mere "opiate of the people" have a contempt for the rich, that is, for all mankind except the poor.
C S Lewis

You will not find the warrior, the poet, the philosopher or the Christian by staring into his eyes as if he were your mistress: better fight beside him, read with him, argue with him, pray with him.

C S Lewis
A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. C. S. Lewi
C S Lewis

There have been men before … who got so interested in proving the existence of God that they came to care nothing for God himself… as if the good Lord had nothing to do but to exist. There have been some who were so preoccupied with spreading Christianity that they never gave a thought to Christ.

C S Lewis
Is it easy to love God' asks an old author. 'It is easy,' he replies, 'to those who do it.' I have included two Graces under the word Charity. But God can give a third. He can awake in man, towards Himself, a supernatural Appreciative love. This is of all gifts the most to be desired. Here, not in our natural loves, nor even in ethics, lies the true centre of all human and angelic life. With this all things are possible.
C S Lewis

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

C S Lewis
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.
C S Lewis

Perfect humility dispenses with modesty.

C S Lewis
I would say if a man is going to write on chemistry, he learns chemistry. The same is true of Christianity. But to speak of the craft itself, I would not know how to advise a man how to write. It is a matter of talent and interest. I believe he must be strongly moved if he is to become a writer. Writing is like a 'lust,' or like 'scratching when you itch.' Writing comes as a result of a very strong impulse, and when it does come, I for one must get it out.