Quotes – C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis

(29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist. Born in Belfast, Ireland, he held academic positions at both Oxford University (Magdalen College), 1925–54, and Cambridge University (Magdalene College), 1954–63. He is best known for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C. S. Lewis

“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”  C. S. Lewis

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

“Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.” C. S. Lewis

“Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in 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

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” C. S. Lewis