Clive Staples Lewis (1898 – 1963) was a British writer.
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You can never be too old to create a new dream and achieve a new goal.
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing the monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.
Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."
You Are Never Too Old To Set Another Goal Or To Dream A New Dream.
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art ... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.
People who bore one another should meet seldom; people who interest one another, often.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
Friendship arises out of mere Companionship when two or more of the companions discover that they have in common some insight or interest or even taste which the others do not share and which, till that moment, each believed to be his own unique treasure (or burden).
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.
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
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