C. S. Lewis Top 10 Quotes


The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

C. S. Lewis (The Abolition of Man, 1943)


Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

C. S. Lewis


Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn. My God, do you learn.

C. S. Lewis


We read to know that we are not alone.

C. S. Lewis


Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.

C. S. Lewis (The Four Loves, 1960)


The typical expression of opening Friendship would be something like, "What? You too? I thought I was the only one.

C. S. Lewis (The Four Loves, 1960)


Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.

C. S. Lewis (The Unquiet Grave, 1944)


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

C. S. Lewis (The Screwtape Letters, 1942)


The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing to reach the Mountain, to find the place where all the beauty came from; my country, the place where I ought to have been born.

C. S. Lewis (Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold, 1956)


You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

C. S. Lewis

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C. S. Lewis Biography

Born: November 29, 1898
Died: November 22, 1963

C. S. Lewis was a British novelist and writer. He is most commonly known for his work of fictions. The most notable one being " The Chronicles of Narnia"

Notable Works

The Problem of Pain (1940)
Space Trilogy (1938 - 1945)
The Chronicles of Narnia (1950 - 1956)
Till We Have Faces (1958)
The Four Loves

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