She's the sort of woman who lives for others - you can tell the others by their hunted expression.
("The Screwtape Letters")
More Quotes from C.S. Lewis:Oh, I can see it happening, age after age, and growing worse the more you reveal your beauty: the son turning his back on the mother and the bride on her groom, stolen away by this everlasting calling, calling, calling of the gods. Taken where we can't follow. It would be far better for us if you were foul and ravening. We'd rather you drank their blood than stole their hearts. We'd rather they were ours and dead than yours and made immortal.
The real test of being in the presence of God is, that you either forget about yourself altogether or see yourself as a small, dirty object.
For the present is the point at which time touches eternity.
Gone! And you and I quite crestfallen. It's always like that, you can't keep him; it's not as if he were a tame lion.
When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place
My own plans are made. While I can, I sail east in the Dawn Treader. When she fails me, I paddle east in my coracle. When she sinks, I shall swim east with my four paws. And when I can swim no longer, if I have not reached Aslan's country, or shot over the edge of the world into some vast cataract, I shall sink with my nose to the sunrise.
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