Aren't all these notes the senseless writings of a man who won't accept the fact that there is nothing we can do with suffering except to suffer it?

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

Safety and happiness can only come from individuals, classes, and nations being honest and fair and kind to each other.

C S Lewis
All that are in Hell, choose it. Without that self-choice there could be no Hell.
C S Lewis

Do not cite the Deep Magic to me, Witch. I was there when it was written.

C S Lewis
Novelty may fix our attention not even on the service but on the celebrant. You know what I mean. Try as one may to exclude it, the question "What on earth is he up to now?" will intrude. It lays one's devotion waste. There is really some excuse for the man who said, "I wish they'd remember that the charge to Peter was Feed my sheep; not Try experiments on my rats, or even, Teach my performing dogs new tricks.
C S Lewis

It was when I was happiest that I longed most...The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing...to find the place where all the beauty came from.

C S Lewis
Oh Trees, Trees, Trees...wake. Don't you remember it? Don't you remember me? Dryads and hamadryads, come out, come [out] to me.
C S Lewis

We who have been true readers all our life fully realize the enormous of our being which we owe to authors.

C S Lewis
Grief ... gives life a permanently provisional feeling. It doesn't seem worth starting anything. I can't settle down. I yawn, I fidget, I smoke too much. Up till this I always had too little time. Now there is nothing but time. Almost pure time, empty successiveness.
C S Lewis

The imagined beings have their insides on the outside; they are visible souls. And man as a whole, Man pitted against the universe, have we seen him at all till we see that he is like a hero in a fairy tale?

C S Lewis
What do people mean when they say, 'I am not afraid of God because I know He is good'? Have they never even been to a dentist?