The Glory of God, and, as our only means of glorifying Him, the salvation of human souls, is the real business of life.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbor is the holiest object presented to your senses.

C S Lewis
The books or the music in which we thought the beauty was located will betray us if we trust to them; it was not in them, it only came through them,and what came through them was longing. These things—the beauty, the memory of our own past—are good images of what we really desire; but if they are mistaken for the thing itself they turn into dumb idols,breaking the hearts of their worshippers. For they are not the thing itself; they are only the scent of a flower we have not found, the echo of a tune we have not heard, news from a country we have never yet visited.
C S Lewis

The process of living seems to consist in coming to realize truths so ancient and simple that, if stated, they sound like barren platitudes.

C S Lewis
There is someone I accept even though I do not approve of all he does...and that someone is me
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.

C S Lewis
No time for better words, no time to unsay anything. -Til We Have Faces
C S Lewis

Christ wants us to have a child's heart but a grown-up's head.

C S Lewis
A world of nice people, content in their own niceness, looking no further, turned away from God, would be just as desperately in need of salvation as a miserable world-and might be even more difficult to save.
C S Lewis

Welcome, Prince,' said Aslan. 'Do you feel yourself sufficient to take up the Kingship of Narnia?' I - I don't think I do, Sir,' said Caspian. 'I am only a kid.' Good,' said Aslan. 'If you had felt yourself sufficient, it would have been proof that you were not.

C S Lewis
Nothing will shake a man-or at any rate a man like me-out of his merely verbal thinking and his merely notional beliefs. He has to be knocked silly before he comes to his senses. Only torture will bring out the truth. Only under torture does he discover it himself.