C.S. Lewis

Sainthood lies in the habit of referring the smallest actions to God – C.S. Lewis

We call human history the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy – C.S. Lewis

I pray because the need flows out of me all the time, waking and sleeping. It doesn’t change God, it changes me – C.S. Lewis

If you read history, you’ll find that the Christians who did most for the present world were just those who thought most of the next – C.S. Lewis

There is no neutral ground in the universe: every square inch, every split second is claimed by God and counterclaimed by Satan – C.S. Lewis

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good – C.S. Lewis

God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world – C.S. Lewis

There are only two kinds of people: those who say to God, Thy will be done, and those to whom God says, in the end, Thy will be done – C.S. Lewis

How had I got the idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line – C.S. Lewis

You must make your choice. Either Jesus was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman, a lunatic or something worse – C.S. Lewis

Remember He is the artist and you are only the picture. You can’t see it. So quietly submit to be painted – C.S. Lewis

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither – C.S. Lewis

You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body – C.S. Lewis

If you haven’t met opposition from Satan recently, you’re probably going his way – C.S. Lewis

The right direction leads not only to peace but to knowledge – C.S. Lewis

I have seen great beauty of spirit in some who were great sufferers – C.S. Lewis

When we want to be something other than what God wants us to be, we must be wanting what, in fact, will not make us happy – C.S. Lewis

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching – C.S. Lewis

We have a strange illusion that mere time cancels sin – C.S. Lewis

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind – C.S. Lewis

We are all fallen creatures and all very hard to live with – C.S. Lewis

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become sons of God – C.S. Lewis

When you are arguing against God you are arguing against the very power that makes you able to argue at all – C.S. Lewis

Thirst was made for water; inquiry for truth – C.S. Lewis

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

I do not think that all who choose wrong roads perish; but their rescue consists in being put back on the right road – C.S. Lewis

A little lie is like a little pregnancy – it doesn’t take long before everyone knows – C.S. Lewis

Once a man is united to God, how could he not live forever? – C.S. Lewis

When you come to knowing God, the initiative lies on His side – C.S. Lewis

Try to exclude the possibility of suffering, and you find that you have excluded life itself – C.S. Lewis

Every story of conversion is the story of a blessed defeat – C.S. Lewis

Feelings, feelings, and feelings. Let me try thinking instead – C.S. Lewis

We must lay before Him what is in us, not what ought to be in us – C.S. Lewis

I am sure God keeps no one waiting unless He sees that it is good for him to wait – C.S. Lewis

True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less – 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

Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning – C.S. Lewis

God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing – C.S. Lewis

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way – C.S. Lewis

Oh Adam’s sons, how cleverly you defend yourselves against all that might do you good! – C.S. Lewis

I believe in Christianity as I believe in the sun has risen, not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else – C.S. Lewis