Top 40 Inspiring C.S Lewis Quotes Of Wisdom

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C.S Lewis was an English novelist, poet, lecturer, broadcaster, academic, Christian apologist and lay theologian. He is well know for his works such as; ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’, ‘Space Triology’ and ‘The Screwtape Letters.’ Some of his apologetic writings are ‘ The Problem of Pain’, ‘Mere Christianity’ and others which sold millions of copies. Here some of his quotes that will inspire you to be wise

Inspiring C.S Lewis Quotes:

“Each day we are becoming a creature of splendid glory or one of unthinkable horror.” – C.S Lewis

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

“The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God.” – C.S Lewis

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

“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.” – C.S Lewis

“All get what they want; they do not always like it.” – C.S Lewis

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S Lewis

“The Past is frozen and no longer flows, and the Present is all lit up with eternal rays.”

– C.S Lewis

“Nothing you have not given away will ever really be yours.” – C.S Lewis

“God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.” – C.S Lewis

“In our own case we accept excuses too easily; in other people’s, we do not accept them easily enough.” – C.S Lewis

“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

“A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.” – C.S Lewis

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

“Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.”

– C.S Lewis

“We do not want merely to see beauty . . . We want something else which can hardly be put into words – to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.” – C.S Lewis

“Forgiveness does not mean excusing” – C.S Lewis

“The heart never takes the place of the head: but it can, and should, obey it.” – C.S Lewis

“When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place.” – C.S Lewis

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

“Free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having.” – C.S Lewis

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

– C.S Lewis

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts.” – C.S Lewis

“If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world.” – C.S Lewis

“No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.” – C.S Lewis

“God has infinite attention to spare for each one of us. You are as much alone with him as if you were the only being he had ever created.” – C.S Lewis

“We’re not doubting that God will do the best for us; we’re wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.” – C.S Lewis

“Though our feelings come and go, his love for us does not.”

– C.S Lewis

“We are mirrors whose brightness is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.” – C.S Lewis

“If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.” – C.S Lewis

“The door on which we have been knocking all our lives will open at last.” – C.S Lewis

“Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods.” – C.S Lewis

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S Lewis

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…”

– C.S Lewis

“Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbour; act as if you do, and you will presently come to love him.” – C.S Lewis

“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” – C.S Lewis

“I sometimes wonder if all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.” – C.S Lewis

“It is not your business to succeed, but to do right; when you have done so, the rest lies with God.” – C.S Lewis

“To walk out of His will is to walk into nowhere.” – C.S Lewis

“Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth.” – C.S Lewis

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