40 Inspirational C.S. Lewis Quotes On Success

40 Inspirational C.S. Lewis Quotes On Success

C.S. Lewis was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University and Cambridge University. He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain. Lewis and fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. They both served on the English faculty at Oxford University and were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings. Lewis wrote more than 30 books which have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold millions of copies. The books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia have sold the most and have been popularised on stage, TV, radio, and cinema. May these C.S. Lewis Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” C.S. Lewis

2. “If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.” C.S. Lewis

3. “Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is. You find out the strength of a wind by trying to walk against it, not by lying down.” C.S. Lewis

4. Faith is the art of holding onto thing your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.” C.S. Lewis

5. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” C.S. Lewis

6. “I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.” C.S. Lewis

7. “I suggest to you that it is because God loves us that He gives us the gift of suffering. pain is God’s megaphone to rouse a deaf world. You see, we are like blocks of stone out of which the sculptor carves the forms of men. The blows of his chisel, which, hurt us so much are what makes us perfect.” C.S. Lewis

8. “No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.” C.S. Lewis

9. “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” C.S. Lewis

10. “If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world.” C.S. Lewis

11. “Love is unselfishly choosing for another’s highest good.” C.S. Lewis

12. “You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” C.S. Lewis

13. “Be weird, be random, be who you are because you never know who could love the person you hide.” C.S. Lewis

14. “It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it.” C.S. Lewis

15. “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” C.S. Lewis

16. “You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” C.S. Lewis

17. “What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.” C.S. Lewis

18. “The happiness which God designs for His higher creatures is the happiness of being freely, voluntarily united to Him and to each other in an ecstasy of love.” C.S. Lewis

19. “You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” C.S. Lewis

20. “God knows our situations, He will not judge us as if we had no difficulties to overcome. What matters is the sincerity and perseverance of our will to overcome them.” C.S. Lewis

21. “Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.” C.S. Lewis

22. “The more we let God take us over, the more truly ourselves we become.” C.S. Lewis

23. “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” C.S. Lewis

24. “No soul that seriously and constantly desires joy will ever miss it. Those who seek find. To those who knock it is opened.” C.S. Lewis

25. “A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.” C.S. Lewis

26. “You cannot love a fellow creature till you love God.” C.S. Lewis

27. “Be just, and merciful, and brave.” C.S. Lewis

28. “We meet no ordinary people in our lives.” C.S. Lewis

29. Courage, dear heart.” C.S. Lewis

30. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” C.S. Lewis

31. “To love is to be vulnerable.” C.S. Lewis

32. “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” C.S. Lewis

33. Friendship is the greatest of worldly good. Certainly to me it is the chief happiness of life.” C.S. Lewis

34. “True friends, face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.” C.S. Lewis

35. “Nothing you have not given away will ever really be yours.” C.S. Lewis

36. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” C.S. Lewis

37. “Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose.” C.S. Lewis

38. “You must ask for God’s help. After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again.” C.S. Lewis

39. “You never know what you can do until you try, and very few try unless they have to.” C.S. Lewis

40. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” C.S. Lewis

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