C. S. Lewis
No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear.
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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.
To love at all is to be vulnerable.
A pleasure is not full grown until it is remembered.
The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
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.
No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
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.
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.
I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
I got a lot of things that society had promised would make me whole and fulfilled - all the things that the culture tells you from preschool on will quiet the throbbing anxiety inside you - stature, the respect of colleagues, maybe even a kind of low-grade fame.
As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul when death is immanent what can you do?
You make mistakes, but I don't have any regrets. I'm the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do. I work very hard, I have so many things going on in my life. Get to know me and see who I am.
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.