Quotes by C.S. Lewis

Today I decided to share some quotes with you by C.S. Lewis. I haven’t read many of his books, but his quotes are some of my all-time favorites. Here’s a random collection I like:

“Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say infinitely when you mean very; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.” 
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“I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.” 

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“The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God’s love for us does not.” 

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“Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” 


“Critics who treat ‘adult’ as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves. To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the grown up because it is grown up, to blush at the suspicion of being childish; these things are the marks of childhood and adolescence. And in childhood and adolescence they are, in moderation, healthy symptoms. Young things ought to want to grow. But to carry on into middle life or even into early manhood this concern about being adult is a mark of really arrested development. When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.” 


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“The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is to support the ultimate career. ” 
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“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” 

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


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I hope you enjoyed the quotes and I’d be delighted to hear some of the quotes you enjoy. 

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