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C. S. Lewis
November 29, 1898 - November 22, 1963
Nationality: British
Category: Author
Subcategory: British Author

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, "All right, then, have it your way."


If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.


We are what we believe we are.


Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.


What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.


What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step.


There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them.


Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.


I gave in, and admitted that God was God.


The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.


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.


Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.


It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one.


Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.


Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.


Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.


Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.


Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.


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