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C.S Lewis Quotes About Love, Truth, Purpose, Self, The Future, Hope , Peace, & Inspirational! Clive Staples Lewis was a writer and scholar who taught at Oxford University and became a well-known Christian apologist writer who used logic and philosophy to defend the fundamental beliefs of his religion. Aside from that, he is famous around the globe as the creator of the fantasy novel The Chronicles of Narnia, which has been made into many films for both the big and small screens. On November 29, 1898, Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland.

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After graduation from Oxford University in 1925 with a degree in ancient literature and philosophy from the university, Lewis was given a fellowship teaching position at the college’s sister institution, Magdalen. Lewis began his writing career in 1919 with ‘Spirits in Bondage.’ In 1933, he released his novel ‘The Pilgrim’s Regress,’ a critical success. Lewis’ ‘The Allegory of Love’ was published in 1936, and ‘Out of the Silent Planet’ was released in 1938.

Known for his fictional and nonfictional Christian apologetics, he has a wide range of accomplishments. More than a dozen languages have translated his beliefs and writings. Lewis wrote, “Till We Have Faces” and “The Last Battle” in 1956. Reflection on the Psalms’ was published by him in 1958. He also released “Studies in Words,” “The World’s Last Night,” and “The Four Loves” between 1960 and 1961. He passed away at Oxford on November 22, 1963. His views, works, phrases, and sayings have become so popular that people throughout the world routinely utilize them. He is a frequent source of quotes on social media.

Best C.S. Lewis Quotes

1. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” 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 

3. “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 

4. “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 

5. “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 

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

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

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

9. “It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.” C.S Lewis 

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

11. “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 

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

13. “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 

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

15. “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 

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

17. “Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.” C.S Lewis 

18. “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” C.S Lewis 

19. “What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.” C.S Lewis 

20. “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 

21. “Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.” C.S Lewis 

22. “We meet no ordinary people in our lives.” C.S Lewis 

23. “My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line. What was I comparing this universe with when I called it unjust?” C.S Lewis 

24. “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 

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

26. “Things never happen the same way twice.” C.S Lewis 

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

28. “I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.” C.S Lewis 

29. “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 

30. “Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.” C.S Lewis 

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