C. S. Lewis
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
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Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
To love at all is to be vulnerable.
I have found a desire within myself that no experience in this world can satisfy; the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.
No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
There are two kinds of people those who say to God, Thy will be done, and those to whom God says, All right, then, have it your way.
I believe in God like I believe in the sun, not because I can see it, but because of it all things are seen.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing wrong with this, except that it ain't so.
I'm worried about that man or woman sitting around - the coffee table tonight or in their kitchen talking about how are we going to get to work. How are we going to have the dignity to take care of our family.
Unless we place our religion and our treasure in the same thing, religion will always be sacrificed.
I trust the people.
Many people know so little about what is beyond their short range of experience. They look within themselves - and find nothing! Therefore they conclude that there is nothing outside themselves either.
As soon as someone tells me: 'You're rather sexy,' I wish I could disappear. If somebody says: 'You were voted the world's sexiest man,' I have no idea what that means. How do I respond? 'Thank you' is the best you can do. George Clooney is the world's sexiest man, anyway.
As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education - and less on alcohol and cigarettes.
Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.
I used to say, 'Man, I think I'd be a really good dad. I'll be a great provider. I'm funny I'll go on trips with them - I'll do all sorts of stuff.' But the momming? I'm not made for that. I have a really good mom I know what she put into it.