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35 C.S. Lewis Quotes That Will Inspire You To Succeed

C.S. Lewis was born on 29 November 1898. He was a British writer. Reading and education were appreciated highly in the Lewis household. Once getting early education at home, Lewis and his brother joined English boarding schools. The education of Lewis was rescued by brilliant teachers at Campbell College in Belfast, though he did not fit the latter socially and was intensely unhappy there. He was one of the scholarly giants of the twentieth century and uncertainly one of the most dominant writers of his day. In spite of his intellectual accomplishments, he refused to be arrogant. C.S. Lewis quotes are inspirational, these quotes by C.S. Lewis will inspire you to succeed in life.

C.W. Lewis was an Instructor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was all the way chosen to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his departure. He wrote more than thirty books, letting him reach a huge audience, and his works continue to fascinate thousands of new readers every year. His most renowned and widespread happenings include Mere Christianity, Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the commonly recognized classics in The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and been converted into three major movies.

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35 C.S. Lewis Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.” C.S. Lewis
  3. “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
  4. “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” C.S. Lewis

  5. “No great wisdom can be reached without sacrifice.” C.S. Lewis

  6. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.” C.S. Lewis
  7. “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
  8. “Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.” C.S. Lewis
  9. God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.” C.S. Lewis
  10. “Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.” C.S. Lewis

  11. “Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive.” C.S. Lewis
  12. “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.” C.S. Lewis
  13. “Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.” C.S. Lewis
  14. 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
  15. “When Christ died, he died for you individually just as much as if you had been the only person in the world.” C.S. Lewis

  16. “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.’” C.S. Lewis
  17. “If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.” C.S. Lewis
  18. “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” C.S. Lewis
  19. “Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” C.S. Lewis
  20. “There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.” C.S. Lewis

  21. “It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.” C.S. Lewis
  22. Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say ‘My tooth is aching’ than to say ‘My heart is broken.” C.S. Lewis
  23. “To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” C.S. Lewis
  24. “No people find each other more absurd than lovers.” C.S. Lewis
  25. “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

  26. “This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.” C.S. Lewis
  27. “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
  28. “Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” C.S. Lewis
  29. “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
  30. “You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.” C.S. Lewis

  31. “We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.” C.S. Lewis
  32. “When they have really learned to love their neighbors as themselves, they will be allowed to love themselves as their neighbors.” C.S. Lewis
  33. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” C.S. Lewis
  34. “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket—safe, dark, motionless, airless—it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable.” C.S. Lewis
  35. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” C.S. Lewis

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