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C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis

Born in Belfast, C.S. Lewis was one of the most influential Christian writers of his day and made significant contributions to popular theology as well as children's and fantasy literature. During his lifetime he wrote more than 30 books, including the highly acclaimed The Chronicles of Narnia, The Four Loves, Mere Christianity and The Screwtape Letters. Lewis was appointed to the position…

Date of Birth: November 29, 1898
Date of Death: November 22, 1963


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"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
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"It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for a bird to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad." C.S. Lewis
The Complete C. S. Lewis Signature Classics (2007) pg. 158 Written in Lewis's book, "Mere Christianity," this quote shows his strong belief in the divine potential of man. Add Category or Author

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"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." C.S. Lewis
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"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
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Friends Or Friendship    Funny    Quote of the Day   

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"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
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"Friendship is...the sort of love one can imagine between angels." C.S. Lewis
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"The mark of Friendship is not that help will be given when the pinch comes (of course it will) but that, having been given, it makes no difference at all." C.S. Lewis
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"Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone." C.S. Lewis
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"You have not chosen one another, but I have chosen you for one another." C.S. Lewis
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"The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions of one's 'own,' or 'real' life. The truth is of course that what one calls the interruptions are precisely one's real life -- the life God is sending one day by day." C.S. Lewis
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"Nothing is more likely to destroy a species or a nation than a determination to survive at all costs" C.S. Lewis
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"To what will you look for help if you will not look to that which is stronger than yourself?" C.S. Lewis
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"If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning." C.S. Lewis
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Life    Meaning Of Life    Quote of the Day    Universe   

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"You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body." C.S. Lewis
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"If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a 'wandering to find home,'' why should we not look forward to the arrival?" C.S. Lewis
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"Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive." C.S. Lewis
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"I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare." C.S. Lewis
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Giving   

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"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
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"The perfect church service,would be one we were almost unaware of.Our attention would have been on God." C.S. Lewis
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"God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing." C.S. Lewis
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"Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." C.S. Lewis
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