All Quotes, C. S. Lewis

25+ C. S. Lewis Quotes

C. S. Lewis was a British writer. Widely known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters. Lewis wrote more than 30 books. On the 50th anniversary of his death, Lewis was honored with a memorial in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. This is a collection of C. S. Lewis Quotes on life, success and happiness.

Joy is the serious business of Heaven. - C. S. Lewis
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. - C. S. Lewis
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
You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. - C. S. Lewis
We are what we believe we are. - C. S. Lewis
There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them. - C. S. Lewis
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. - C. S. Lewis
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. - C. S. Lewis
Progress means not just changing, but changing for the better. - C. S. Lewis
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. - C. S. Lewis
Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. - C. S. Lewis
Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. - C. S. Lewis
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. - C. S. Lewis
An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason. - C. S. Lewis
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. - C. S. Lewis
With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere. - C. S. Lewis
Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time. - C. S. Lewis
A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. - C. S. Lewis
Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ, and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in. - C. S. Lewis
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. - C. S. Lewis
Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness. - C. S. Lewis
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. - C. S. Lewis
True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. - C. S. Lewis
When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place. - C. S. Lewis
Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth. - C. S. Lewis
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