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Top 40 Most Inspirational C.S Lewis Quotes That Will Stay With You

1. “Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”-C.S. Lewis

2. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”-C.S. Lewis

5. “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”-C.S. Lewis

6. “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”-C.S. Lewis

7. “A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”-C.S. Lewis

8. “If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.”-C.S. Lewis

9. “The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”-C.S. Lewis

10.“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”-C.S. Lewis

10.“Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.”-C.S. Lewis

11. “I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.”-C.S. Lewis

13. “No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally “ and often far more  worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.”-C.S. Lewis

14. “To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.”-C.S. Lewis

15. “We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.”-C.S. Lewis

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16. “A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.”-C.S. Lewis

17. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”-C.S. Lewis

18. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”-C.S. Lewis

20. “God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.”-C.S. Lewis

21. “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”-C.S. Lewis

22. “Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning…”-C.S. Lewis

23. “It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.”-C.S. Lewis

24. “I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.”-C.S. Lewis

25. “You can make anything by writing.”-C.S. Lewis

26. “He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less.”-C.S. Lewis

27. “The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is to support the ultimate career. ”-C.S. Lewis

28. “What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.”-C.S. Lewis

29. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”-C.S. Lewis

30. “I did not go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.”-C.S. Lewis

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

32. Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. — C. S. Lewis

33. The safest road to hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. –C. S. Lewis

34. We are what we believe we are. –C. S. Lewis

35. Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.–C. S. Lewis

36. Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ, and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in. –C. S. Lewis

37. The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. — C. S. Lewis

38. Joy is the serious business of Heaven. –C. S. Lewis

39. History isn’t just the story of bad people doing bad things. It’s quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong. –C. S. Lewis

40. An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason. — C. S. Lewis

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