Ah, poor Pole. It's been to much for her, this last bit. Turned her head, I shouldn't wonder. She's beginning to see things.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

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

C S Lewis
The assumption that things which have been conjured in the past will always be conjured in the guiding principle not of rational but of animal behavior.
C S Lewis

So many things--nay every real thing--is good if only it will be humble and ordinate.

C S Lewis
Make your choice, adventurous Stranger, Strike the bell and bide the danger, Or wonder, till it drives you mad, What would have followed if you had.
C S Lewis

Being nice doesn’t make you stupid. It makes you feel good because you know you are gracious enough to forgive and smart enough to realize how distasteful some people can be.

C S Lewis
Heaven offers nothing that a mercenary soul can desire.
C S Lewis

This wasn't a garden,' said Susan presently. 'It was a castle...

C S Lewis
You can get a large audience together for a strip-tease act—that is, to watch a girl undress on the stage. Now suppose you come to a country where you could fill a theatre by simply bringing a covered plate on to the stage and then slowly lifting the cover so as to let every one see, just before the lights went out, that it contained a mutton chop or a bit of bacon, would you not think that in that country something had gone wrong with the appetite for food?
C S Lewis

Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean; that's the whole art and joy of words.

C S Lewis
Is there any possibility of getting the super Welfare State's honey and avoiding the sting?