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C.S. Lewis Women

C. S. Lewis | women

Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.

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C.S. Lewis war

C. S. Lewis | war

Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey ‘people.’ People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war… Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.

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C.S. Lewis Truth

C. S. Lewis | truth

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.

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C.S. Lewis Truth

C. S. Lewis | truth

Reason is the natural order of truth but imagination is the organ of meaning.

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C.S. Lewis Truth

C. S. Lewis | truth

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.

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C.S. Lewis Time

C. S. Lewis | time

Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.

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C.S. Lewis Time

C. S. Lewis | time

Humans are amphibians – half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.

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C.S. Lewis Time

C. S. Lewis | time

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.

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C. S. Lewis | respect

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.

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C.S. Lewis religion

C. S. Lewis | religion

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.

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