Top 101 CS Lewis Quotes on Faith, Christianity, Death, Life

CS LEWIS QUOTES : Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C. S. Lewis
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis was a British author, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. Here is the biggest compilation of CS Lewis quotes you will ever find and enjoy sharing.

CS Lewis Quotes

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. 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

If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this. C. S. Lewis

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning. C. S. Lewis

Let’s pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere. C. S. Lewis

With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere. C. S. Lewis

‘The Lion’ all began with a picture of a faun carrying an umbrella and parcels in a snowy wood. This picture had been in my mind since I was about sixteen. Then one day, when I was about forty, I said to myself, ‘Let’s try to make a story about it.’ C. S. Lewis

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become. 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

History isn’t just the story of bad people doing bad things. It’s quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong. 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 by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell. C. S. Lewis

Everyone has noticed how hard it is to turn our thoughts to God when everything is going well with us… While what we call ‘our own life’ remains agreeable, we will not surrender it to Him. What, then, can God do in our interests but make ‘our own life’ less agreeable to us, and take away the plausible sources of false happiness? C. S. Lewis

I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy. C. S. Lewis

Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. C. S. Lewis

Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. C. S. Lewis

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