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To play well the scenes in which we are 'on' concerns us much more than to guess about the scenes that follow it.

    Author: C.S. Lewis
    Source: The World's Last Night

These things are not strange, Small One, though they are beyond our senses.

    Author: C.S. Lewis
    Source: Out of the Silent Planet

In coming to understand anything we are rejecting the facts as they are for us in favour of the facts as they are.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, "All right, then, have it your way."

    Author: C.S. Lewis

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

I knew I was in danger but was not depressed. I've read pretty well everything.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

Nothing which is at all times and in every way agreeable to us can have objective reality. It is of the very nature of the real that it should have sharp corners and rough edges, that it should be resistant, should be itself. Dream-furniture is the only kind on which you never stub your toes or bang your knee.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

If a soldier or labourer complains of the hardship of his lot, set him to do nothing.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you.

    Author: Augustine

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