Top 40 Inspiring C.S Lewis Quotes Of Wisdom

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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