The door on which we have been knocking all our lives will open at last.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

Forgiving and being forgiven are two names for the same thing. The important thing is that a discord has been resolved.

C S Lewis
Holy places are dark places. It is life and strength, not knowledge and words, that we get in them. Holy wisdom is not clear and thin like water, but thick and dark like blood.
C S Lewis

I could well believe that it is God's intention, since we have refused milder remedies, to compel [Christians] into unity, by persecution even. Satan is without doubt nothing else than a hammer in the hand of a benevolent and severe God.

C S Lewis
We delight to praise what we enjoy because the praise not merely expresses but completes the enjoyment; it is its appointed consummation. It is not out of compliment that lovers keep on telling one another how beautiful they are; the delight is incomplete till it is expressed.
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
Christ died for men precisely because men are not worth dying for; to make them worth it.
C S Lewis

The rule of the universe is that others can do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, and one can paddle every canoe except one's own.

C S Lewis
I dread specialists in power because they are specialists speaking outside of their special subject.
C S Lewis

The heart never takes the place of the head: but it can, and should, obey it.

C S Lewis
Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.