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Inspirational Quotes by cs Lewis


Inspirational Quotes by cs Lewis

The writings of C.S. Lewis have inspired generations of readers with his insightful observations on Christianity, humanity, and life. Known for classics like The Chronicles of Narnia series and Mere Christianity, Lewis had a gift for expressing profound truths in simple yet eloquent language.

His quotes touch on themes of faith, morality, society, and the human experience. To provide a glimpse into his wisdom and wit, in this blog post, we are going to share a list of  memorable and inspirational C.S. Lewis quotes:

Here’s a list of inspirational quotes by C.S. Lewis:

  1. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
  2. “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.”
  3. “We are mirrors whose brightness is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.”
  4. “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'”
  5. “Humans are amphibians…half spirit and half animal…as spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.”
  6. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”
  7. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”
  8. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
  9. “A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.”
  10. “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.”
  11. “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.’”
  12. “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”
  13. “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.”
  14. “Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.”
  15. “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.”
  16. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.”
  17. “Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.”
  18. “No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.”
  19. “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it 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.”
  20. “The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”
  21. “You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.”
  22. “Joy is the serious business of Heaven.”
  23. “We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.”
  24. “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.”
  25. “No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally (and often far more) worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.”
  26. “Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.”
  27. “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.”
  28. “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
  29. “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”
  30. “To love at all is to be vulnerable.”
  31. “There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, ‘All right, then, have it your way.'”
  32. “Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.”
  33. “We are what we believe we are.”
  34. “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.”

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