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C.S. Lewis

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves (‎ HarperOne; Reissue edition, February 14, 2017) Originally t published 1960,

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Part of every misery is, so to speak, the misery’s shadow or reflection: the fact that you don’t merely suffer but have to keep on thinking about the fact that you suffer. I not only live each endless day in grief, but live each day thinking about living each day in grief. — C.S. Lewis, A… Continue reading C.S. Lewis

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Nothing is very strong: strong enough to steal away a man’s best years not in sweet sins but in a dreary flickering of the mind over it knows not what and knows not why, in the gratification of curiosities so feeble that the man is only half aware of them, in drumming of fingers and… Continue reading C.S. Lewis

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Remember that all worlds draw to an end and that noble death is a treasure which no one is too poor to buy. ― C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Last Battle. (The Bodley Head 4 September 1956)

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Our struggle is–isn’t it?–to achieve and retain faith on a lower level. To believe that there is a Listener at all. For as the situation grows more and more desperate, the grisly fears intrude. Are we only talking to ourselves in an empty universe? The silence is often so emphatic. And we have prayed so… Continue reading C.S. Lewis

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You have stood before some landscape, which seems to embody what you have been looking for all your life … All the things that have deeply possessed your soul have been but hints of it–tantalizing glimpses, promises never quite fulfilled, echoes that died away just as they caught your ear. But if it should really… Continue reading C.S. Lewis

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