C.S. Lewis

I must keep alive in myself the desire for my true country, which I shall not find till after death; I must never let it get snowed under or turned aside; I must make it the main object of life to press on to that other country and to help others to do the same.

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

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Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.

C.S. Lewis

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Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.

C.S. Lewis

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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

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If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

C.S. Lewis

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Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

C.S. Lewis

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Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.

C.S. Lewis

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The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.

C.S. Lewis

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God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

C.S. Lewis

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Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbor is the holiest object presented to your senses.

C.S. Lewis

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