C.S. Lewis

C.s.lewis3   C.S Lewis, full name;  Clive Staples Lewis, born in Belfast, Ireland on November 29th, 1898. A novelist and scholar, born into a Protestant family and later became a resident of England. He is best known for his medieval literature. His two famous novels are  Space Trilogy and The Chronicles of Narnia, which inspired many films today.  He wrote over 30 books, mostly focusing on Christian apologetics and fantasy series.

The Life Of C.S Lewis

As a child, Lewis declared his name was ‘Jack’. He shared a close relationship with his older brother Warren. They spent most of their childhoods together. Lewis became interested in fantasy animals. He and his brother created an imaginary land of Boxen. He lost his mother at age 10 and received most his pre-college education from a tutor in boarding schools. Lewis served in the British army for some time and was later dismissed after an injury.

C.S Lewis studied classical philosophy and literature at Oxford University and graduated in 1925, and he was given a teaching position within the college. He later became part of a group known as The Inklings, where he was embracing Christianity faith with other members.  In 1954, Lewis became a literature professor at Cambridge University and got married a year later to Joy Gresham, whom later died from cancer. He grieved tremendously and wrote the novel “A Grief Observed”  to express his emotions. Lewis retired in 1963 from Cambridge University after experiencing heart problems. He died in the same of 1963, in Headington, Oxford.


C.S. Lewis Quotes

Getting Over a Painful Experience- C.S. Lewis

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in
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Hardship Prepares You For Extraordinary Destiny- C.S. Lewis

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny...      C.S. Lewis
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C.S. Lewis- Looking Down On People

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking
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C.S. Lewis- Run Without Getting Tired

If one could run without getting tired I don't think one would often want to do anything else C.S. Lewis
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C.S. Lewis- Making Friends

What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.   C.S. Lewis   
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C.S. Lewis On Time and Future

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he
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C.S. Lewis On Heaven and Hell

If you insist on keeping hell, (or even earth) you will never see heaven. If you accept heaven you will
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C.S. Lewis- Thoughts On Heaven

Heaven offers nothing that a mercenary soul can desire. C.S. Lewis
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C.S. Lewis- Old Enough To Read Fairy Tales Again

Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. C.S. Lewis This quote was taken from C.S.
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C.S. Lewis- Public Affection

Affection would not be affection if it was loudly and frequently expressed; to produce it in public is like getting
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C.S. Lewis On Age and Books

No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally ? and often far more
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C.S. Lewis- A Good Book

I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once. C.S. Lewis
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C.S. Lewis- Advice on Reading New Books

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have
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C.S. Lewis- Large Tea and Books

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. C.S. Lewis
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C.S. Lewis- Love and Vulnerability

To love at all is to be vulnerable. C.S. Lewis
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