Clive Staples Lewis
I was not born to be free. I was born to adore and to obey.
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If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth - only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The Future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.
The safest road to hell is the gradual one-the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another What You, too Thought I was the only one.
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us.
Friendship is not necessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
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.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
My movies are unadorned, they're not particularly fancy, I think they're kind of workmanlike in some ways, focusing on the writing and the acting.
The display of grief makes more demands than grief itself. How few men are sad in their own company.
I do not deny that I planned sabotage. I did not plan it in a spirit of recklessness nor because I have any love of violence. I planned it as a result of a calm and sober assessment of the political situation that had arisen after many years of tyranny, exploitation and oppression of my people by the whites.
I've been screaming at the top of my lungs at my family, 'Work out! Work out! Old age is coming!'
There is only one kind of freedom and that's individual liberty. Our lives come from our creator and our liberty comes from our creator. It has nothing to do with government granting it.
The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.
It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today.
I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that's what I love.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.