C.s. Lewis Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old C.s. Lewis quotes, C.s. Lewis sayings, and C.s. Lewis proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

It was through Pride that the devil became the devil: Pride leads to every other vice: it is the completely anti-God state of mind. C.S. Lewis
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis
Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different? C.S. Lewis
Health is a great blessing, but the moment you make health one of your main direct objects, you start becoming a crank and imagining there is something wrong with you. C.S. Lewis
There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. C.S. Lewis
You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you. C.S. Lewis
Thirty was so strange for me. I have really had to come to terms that the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult. C.S. Lewis
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
You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis
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. C.S. Lewis
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us. C.S. Lewis
He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less. C.S. Lewis
A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. C.S. Lewis
Humans are very seldom either totally sincere or totally hypocritical. Their moods change, their motives are mixed, and they arc often themselves quite mistaken as to what their motives are. C.S. Lewis
Badness is only spoiled goodness. C.S. Lewis
Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work C.S. Lewis
True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. C.S. Lewis
Youth and age touch only the surface of our lives. C.S. Lewis
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.C.S. Lewis C.S. Lewis
Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grown-ups have another kind. C.S. Lewis
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. C.S. Lewis
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. C.S. Lewis
Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. C.S. Lewis
One road leads home and a thousand roads lead into the wilderness. C.S. Lewis
It is also necessary to keep a very sharp lookout for fear our liking for some person makes us uncharitable, or even unfair, to someone else. C.S. Lewis
Natural liking or affection for people makes it easier to be 'charitable toward them. C.S. Lewis
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C.S. Lewis
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. C.S. Lewis
No generation can bequeath to its successor what it has not got. C.S. Lewis
Each generation exercises power over its successors: and each, in so far as it modifies the environment bequeathed to it and rebels against tradition, resists and limits the power of its predecessors. C.S. Lewis