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Clive Staples Lewis Displaying 1 through 7 of 7 Quotes

"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn; my God, do you learn!"  (Clive Staples Lewis)

"Friendship is born at the moment when one person says to another, 'What?! You too! Thought I was the only one.'"  (Clive Staples Lewis)

"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."  (Clive Staples Lewis)

"If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning."  (Clive Staples Lewis)

"Man can neither make, nor retain, one moment of time; it all comes to him by pure gift; he might as well regard the sun and moon as his chattels."  (Clive Staples Lewis, The Screwtape Letters)

"My symbol for hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or a thoroughly nasty business office."  (Clive Staples Lewis, from the Preface to The Screwtape Letters)

"Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning."  (Clive Staples Lewis)

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