Philosophy, Quotes

C.S. Lewis Quotes

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes but, when you look back everything is different. . .” (C.S. Lewis)

“Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.” (C.S. Lewis)

“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.” (C.S. Lewis)

“If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work. The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come.” (C.S. Lewis)

“Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny.” (C.S. Lewis)

“Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of man he is.” (C.S. Lewis)

“Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.” (C.S. Lewis)

“Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.” (C.S. Lewis)