When I have learned to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now.

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

To get even near humility, even for a moment, is like a drink of cold water to a man in a desert.

C S Lewis
The first thing to get clear about Christian morality between man and man is that in this department Christ did not come to teach any brand new morality. The Golden Rule of the New Testament (Do as you would be done by) is a summing up of what everyone, at bottom, had always known to be right.
C S Lewis

The world is so much larger than I thought. I thought we went along paths--but it seems there are no paths. The going itself is the path.

C S Lewis
I am sure that God keeps no one waiting unless he sees that it is good for him to wait.
C S Lewis

Most of us, I suppose, have a secret country but for most of us it is only an imaginary country. Edmund and Lucy were luckier than other people in that respect.

C S Lewis
In the name of the Fathers, and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, here goes-I mean Amen.
C S Lewis

The incalculable winds of fantasy and music and poetry, the mere face of a girl, the song of a bird, or the sight of a horizon, are always blowing evil’s whole structure away.

C S Lewis
The basic proposal of the new education is to be that dunces and idlers must not be made to feel inferior to intelligent and industrious pupils. That would be 'undemocratic.
C S Lewis

Christianity is a world that is a great sculptor's shop. We are the statues and there a rumor going around the shop that some of us are some day going to come to life.

C S Lewis
If my house has collapsed at one blow, that is because it was a house of cards. The faith which 'took these things into account' was not faith but imagination.