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

Every disability conceals a vocation, if only we can find it, which will 'turn the necessity to glorious gain.

C S Lewis
Not to be, but to seem, virtuous - it is a formula whose utility we all discovered in the nursery.
C S Lewis

Only a bad person needs to repent: only a good person can repent perfectly.

C S Lewis
Everything except God has some natural superior; everything except unformed matter has some natural inferior.
C S Lewis

I believe that many who find that "nothing happens" when they sit down, or kneel down, to a book of devotion, would find that the heart sings unbidden while they are working their way through a tough bit of theology with a pipe in their teeth and a pencil in their hand.

C S Lewis
A pleasure is full grown only when it is remembered. You are speaking, Hmán, as if pleasure were one thing and the memory another. It is all one thing.
C S Lewis

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'

C S Lewis
Friendship is born at that moment when a single particular person claims to a different: 'What! You far too? I assumed I was the only real one particular.
C S Lewis

In great literature, I become a thousand different men but still remain myself.

C S Lewis
It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one. C. S. L