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Quotes By C.S. Lewis


Famous Quotes & Quotations By C.S. Lewis:

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 Quotes, The Problem of Pain - Category: God.

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Heaven.

God whispers in our pleasures, but shouts in our pain.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: God, Pain, Pleasure.

It was when I was happiest that I longed most...The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing...to find the place where all the beauty came from.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Longing.

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Grief.

Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Giving.

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Morality.

The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Pain.

The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Hell.

When a man is getting worse, he understands his own badness less and less. A moderately bad man knows he is not very good: a thoroughly bad man thinks he is all right.
~ C.S. Lewis Quotes - Category: Morality.

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