God sometimes seems to speak to us most intimately when he catches us, as it were, off our guard.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

Beauty is not democratic; she reveals herself more to the few than to the many...

C S Lewis
What we called love down there was mostly the craving to be loved. In the main I loved you for my own sake: because I needed you...We shall have no need for one another now: we can begin to love truly.
C S Lewis

You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. C. S. Lewi

C S Lewis
I think earth, if chosen instead of Heaven, will turn out to have been, all along, only a region in Hell; and earth, if put second to Heaven, to have been from the beginning a part of Heaven itself.
C S Lewis

I mean, the more a man was in the Devil's power, the less he would be aware of it, on the principle that a man is still fairly sober as long as he knows he's drunk.

C S Lewis
Excess of love, did ye say? There was no excess, there was defect. She loved her son too little, not too much. If she had loved him more there'd be no difficulty.
C S Lewis

If you think you are not conceited, it means you are very conceited indeed.

C S Lewis
We can never know what might have been but what is to come is another matter entirely
C S Lewis

The notion that everyone would like Christianity to be true, and therefore all atheists are brave men who have accepted the defeat of all their deepest desires, is simply impudent nonsense.

C S Lewis
We only learn to behave ourselves in the presence of God.