Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching†than to say “My heart is broken.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

Chastity is the most unpopular of the Christian virtues. There is no getting away from it; the old Christian rule is, "Either marriage, with completely faithfulness to your partner, or else total abstinence."

C S Lewis
If we will not learn to eat the only food that the universe grows...then we must starve eternally.
C S Lewis

There is no good trying to be more spiritual than God. God never meant man to purely spiritual creature. That is why He uses material things like bread and wine to put the new life into us. We may think this rather crude and unspiritual. God does not: He invented eating. He likes matter. He invented it.

C S Lewis
Girls aren't very good at keeping maps in their brains", said Edmund, "That's because we've got something in them", replied Lucy.
C S Lewis

If you never take risks, you'll never accomplish great things. Everybody dies, but not everyone has lived.

C S Lewis
It is a dreadful truth that the state of having to depend solely on God is what we all dread most.... It is good of Him to force us; but dear me, how hard to feel that it is good at the time.
C S Lewis

The hills and valleys of Heaven will be to those you now experience not as a copy is to an original, nor as the substitute is to the genuine article, but as the flower to the root, or the diamond to the coal.

C S Lewis
All Hell is smaller than one pebble of your earthly world; but it is smaller than one atom of this world, the Real World.
C S Lewis

In the science, Evolution is a theory about changes; in the myth it is a fact about improvements.

C S Lewis
Think of a country where people were admired for running away in battle, or where a man felt proud of double-crossing all the people who had been kindest to him. You might just as well try to imagine a country where two and two made five.