28 Ultimate Quotes By C.S. Lewis

  1. A woman’s heart should be so close to God that a man should have to chase Him to find her.
  2. Adventures are never fun while you’re having them.
  3. Aim at Heaven and you will get Earth ‘thrown in’: aim at Earth and you will get neither.
  4. Clearly one must read every good book at least once every ten years.
  5. Die before you die, there is no chance after.
  6. Each day we are becoming a creature of splendid glory or one of unthinkable horror.
  7. Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive.
  8. Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
  9. Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
  10. Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.
  11. I was not born to be free—I was born to adore and obey.
  12. I write for the unlearned about things in which I am unlearned myself.
  13. If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
  14. It is better to forget about yourself altogether.
  15. Let’s pray that the human race never escapes Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere.
  16. Literary experience heals the wound, without undermining the privilege, of individuality.
  17. Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal.
  18. Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.
  19. My own eyes are not enough for me; I will see through those of others.
  20. People who bore one another should meet seldom; people who interest one another, often.
  21. The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.
  22. There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes.
  23. This moment contains all moments.
  24. True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.
  25. We are what we believe we are!
  26. We can never know what might have been but what is to come is another matter entirely.
  27. You have not chosen one another, but I have chosen you for one another.
  28. You know me better than you think, you know, and you shall know me better yet.