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

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

When you and I met, the meeting was over very shortly, it was nothing. Now it is growing something as we remember it, what will it be when I remember it as I lie down to die, what it makes in me all my days till then - that is the real meeting. The other is only the beginning of it. You say you have poets in your world. Do they not teach you this?

C S Lewis
The question about progress has become the question whether we can discover any way of submitting to the worldwide paternalism of a technocracy without losing all personal privacy and independence. Is there any possibility of getting the super Welfare State's honey and avoiding the sting?
C S Lewis

I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.

C S Lewis
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
C S Lewis

I have been feeling very much lately that cheerful insecurity is what our Lord asks of us.

C S Lewis
We are told that Christ was killed for us, that His death has washed out our sins, and that by dying He disabled death itself. That is the formula. That is Christianity. That is what has to be believed.
C S Lewis

I gave in, and admitted that God was God.

C S Lewis
Unless Christianity is wholly false, the perception of ourselves which we have in moments of shame must be the only true one...
C S Lewis

The instrument through which you see God is your whole self. And if a man's self is not kept clean and bright, his glimpse of God will be blurred

C S Lewis
The love of knowledge is a kind of madness.