Don't say it was "delightful"; make us say "delightful" when we've read the description.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.

C S Lewis
We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.
C S Lewis

The surest way of spoiling a pleasure [is] to start examining your satisfaction.

C S Lewis
A man's physical hunger does not prove that man will get any bread; he may die of starvation on a raft in the Atlantic. But surely a man's hunger does prove that he comes of a race which repairs its body by eating and inhabits a world where eatable substances exist. In the same way, though I do not believe (I wish I did) that my desire for Paradise proves that I shall enjoy it, I think it a pretty good indication that such a thing exists and that some men will.
C S Lewis

All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.

C S Lewis
When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
C S Lewis

this is a book about something

C S Lewis
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete. C. S. Lewi
C S Lewis

Though our feelings come and go, God ™s love for us does not.

C S Lewis
There is hope for a man who has never read Malory or Boswell or Tristam Shandy or Shakespeare's Sonnets: but what can you do with a man who says he "has read" them, meaning he has read them once, and thinks that this settles the matter?