Favorite C.S. Lewis Quotes

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  1. 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.
    - Is Theology Poetry
  2. Aslan is a lion- the Lion, the great Lion." "Ooh" said Susan. "I'd thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion"..."Safe?" said Mr Beaver ..."Who said anything about safe? 'Course he isn't safe. But he's good. He's the King, I tell you.
    - The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
  3. In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the organ and demand the function. We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful.
    - Abolition of Man
  4. A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.
    - On Stories
  5. Confronted with a cancer or a slum the Pantheist can say, ‘If you could only see it from the divine point of view, you would realise that this also is God.’ The Christian replies, ‘Don’t talk damned nonsense.’
    - Mere Christianity