Where, except in the present, can the eternal be met?

-C S Lewis
C S Lewis

The real test of being in the presence of God is, that you either forget about yourself altogether or see yourself as a small, dirty object.

C S Lewis
We were talking of DRAGONS, Tolkien and I In a Berkshire bar. The big workman Who had sat silent and sucked his pipe All the evening, from his empty mug With gleaming eye glanced towards us: "I seen 'em myself!" he said fiercely.
C S Lewis

It still remains true that no justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous.

C S Lewis
The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God's love for us does not.
C S Lewis

True humility is more like self-forgetfulness than false modesty.

C S Lewis
Creatures are not born with desires unless satisfaction for those desires exists. A baby feels hunger: well, there is such a thing as food. A duckling wants to swim: well, there is such a thing as water...If I find in myself a desire, which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
C S Lewis

To love at all is to be vulnerable.

C S Lewis
Most of us are not really approaching the subject in order to find out what Christianity says; we are approaching it in the hope of finding support from Christianity for the views of our own party.
C S Lewis

There is a story about a schoolboy who was asked what he thought God was like. He replied that, as far as he could make out, God was 'the sort of person who is always snooping around to see if anyone is enjoying himself and then trying to stop it.'

C S Lewis
How little people know who think that holiness is dull... When one meets the real thing, it's irresistible!