C.S. Lewis


Irish-born author who became known for his Chronicles of Narnia books, which center upon a group of English children who venture into a fantasy world by way of a magical wardrobe. Many of his works, including his Narnia series, contain Christian sym
  • When was
    C.S. Lewis born?

    C.S. Lewis was born on Tuesday, November 29, 1898

  • Where was
    C.S. Lewis born?

    C.S. Lewis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland

  • How old is
    C.S. Lewis?

    C.S. Lewis is 125

Best Quotes

  • I believe Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen, not because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
  • A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
  • If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalist for the same reasons.
  • ...we sacrifice other species to our own not because our own has any objective metaphysical privilege over others, but simply because it is ours. It may be very natural to have this loyalty to our own species, but let us hear no more from the naturalists about the 'sentimentality' of anti-vivisectionists. If loyalty to our own species--preference for man simply because we are men--is not sentiment, then what is?
  • We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
  • To love at all is to be vulnerable.
  • This year, or this month, or, more likely, this very day, we have failed to practise ourselves the kind of behaviour we expect from other people.
  • 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.
  • The very idea of freedom presupposes some objective moral law which overarches rulers and ruled alike.
  • The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
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