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Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.

    Topics: Life, Eternity, Time

Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time.

    Topics: Life, History, Men

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.

    Topics: Life, The Future

Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.

    Topics: Life

We are what we believe we are.

    Topics: Life

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

    Topics: Life, Goals

It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.

    Topics: Life, Comfort

Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.

    Topics: Love
    Source: The Problem of Pain

Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal.

    Topics: Love
    Source: The Problem of Pain

Pure, spiritual, intellectual love shot form their faces like barbed lightning. It was so unlike the love we experience that its expression could easily be mistaken for ferocity.

    Topics: Love
    Source: Perelandra

God has paid us the intolerable compliment of loving us, in the deepest, most tragic, most inexorable sense.

    Topics: Love, Atonement
    Source: The Problem of Pain

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.

    Topics: Love
    Source: Answers to Questions on Christianity

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