Quotes by C.S. Lewis

Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone.
– C.S. Lewis

What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.
– 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

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

Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of man he is.
– C.S. Lewis

The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.
– C.S. Lewis

Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive.
– C.S. Lewis

You can’t know, you can only believe – or not.
– C.S. Lewis

I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.
– C.S. Lewis

A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
– C.S. Lewis

Crying is all right in its own way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.
– C.S. Lewis

Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
– C.S. Lewis

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
– C.S. Lewis

No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.
– C.S. Lewis

True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.
– C.S. Lewis

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