The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

Aslan is a lion- the Lion, the great Lion." "Ooh" said Susan. "I'd thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion"..."Safe?" said Mr Beaver ..."Who said anything about safe? 'Course he isn't safe. But he's good. He's the King, I tell you.

C S Lewis
He liked books if they were books of information and had pictures of grain elevators or of fat foreign children doing exercises in model schools.
C S Lewis

If there's anyone who can appear before Aslan without their knees knocking, they're either braver than most, or else just silly.

C S Lewis
Those that hate goodness are sometimes nearer than those that know nothing at all about it and think they have it.
C S Lewis

Ah, you've come over the water. Powerful wet stuff, ain't it?

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

If conversion to Christianity makes no improvement in a man's outward actions – if he continues to be just a snobbish or spiteful or envious or ambitious as he was before – then I think we must suspect that his 'conversion' was largely imaginary.

C S Lewis
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
C S Lewis

Gone! ...And you and I quite crestfallen.

C S Lewis
When the time comes to you at which you will be forced at last to utter the speech which has lain at the center of your soul for years, which you have, all that time, idiot-like, been saying over and over, you'll not talk about the joy of words. I saw well why the gods do not speak to us openly, nor let us answer. Till that word can be dug out of us, why should they hear the babble that we think we mean? How can they meet us face to face till we have faces?