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An individual Christian may see fit to give up all sorts of things for special reasons - marriage, o...
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Thomas Aquinas said of suffering, as Aristotle had said of shame, that it was a thing not good in it...
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Each time you fall He'll pick you up. He knows your own efforts are never going to bring you anywher...
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We do not want merely to see beauty... we want something else which can hardly be put into words- to...
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Being in love is a good thing, but it is not the best thing. There are many things below it, but the...
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Humans are amphibians...half spirit and half animal...as spirits they belong to the eternal world, b...
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When you have reached your own room, be kind to those Who have chosen
different doors and to th...
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How wicked it would be, if we could, to call the dead back! She said not to me but to the chaplain, ...
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That is what mortals misunderstand. They say of some temporal sufferring, "No future bliss can make ...
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Those that hate goodness are sometimes nearer than those that know nothing at all about it and think...
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The only things we can keep are the things we freely give to God. What we try to keep for ourselves ...
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If God 'foresaw' our acts, it would be very hard to understand how we could be free not to do them. ...
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Did I hate him, then? Indeed, I believe so. A love like that can grow to be nine-tenths hatred and s...
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Theocracy has been rightly abolished not because it is bad that learned priests should govern ignora...
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I believe in political equality. But there are two opposite reasons for being a democrat. You may th...
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At the end of things, The Blessed will say, “We have never lived anywhere except in Heaven.” And...
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It is always the novice who exaggerates.
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Music. A meaningless acceleration in the rhythm of celestial experience.
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I haven't any language weak enough to depict the weakness of my spiritual life. If I weakened it eno...
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Our struggle is--isn't it?--to achieve and retain faith on a lower level. To believe that there is a...
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for those who come so far. Some call this island the World's End, for though you can sail further, t...
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When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him...
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But if you are a poor creature--poisoned by a wretched up-bringing in some house full of vulgar jeal...
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... "I now see that I spent most of my life in doing neither what I ought nor what I liked". The Chr...
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Son,'he said,' ye cannot in your present state understand eternity...That is what mortals misunderst...
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If you want to get warm you must stand near the fire: if you want to be wet you must get into the wa...
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After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again. Very often what God first help...
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God will invade. But I wonder whether people who ask God to interfere openly and directly in our wor...
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I believe, to be sure, that any man who reaches Heaven will find that what he abandoned (even in plu...
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That is why I often find myself at such cross-purposes with the modern world: I have been a converte...
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While friendship has been by far the chief source of my happiness, acquaintance or general society h...
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When the police arrived and found no lion, no broken wall, and no convicts, and the Head behaving li...
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I think you've seen Aslan," said Edmund.
"Aslan!" said Eustace. "I've heard that name mentioned...
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Now sir, said the bulldog in his business-like way. 'Are you a animal, vegetable, or mineral?'
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This was bad grammar of course, but that is how beavers talk when they are excited; I mean, in Narni...
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Human beings look separate because you see them walking about separately. But then we are so made th...
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Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
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I believe it all. If I seem not to, it is only that my joy is too great to let my belief settle itse...
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When the time comes to you at which you will be forced at last to utter the speech which has lain at...
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The man is a humbug — a vulgar, shallow, self-satisfied mind, absolutely inaccessible to the compl...
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Really great moral teachers never do introduce new moralities: it is quacks and cranks who do that.
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The universe rings true whenever you fairly test it.
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A little lie is like a little pregnancy it doesn't take long before everyone knows.
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Moral rules are directions for running the human machine. Every moral rule is there to prevent a bre...
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Grief. The pain now is part of the happiness then. That's the deal.
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No clever arrangement of bad eggs ever made a good omelet
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But probably every age gets, within certain limits, the science it deserves
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Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey "people." People say different things: so do ...
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The Christian says, 'Creatures are not born with desires unless satisfaction for those desires exist...
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All Narnia, many-colored with lawns and rocks and heather and different sorts of trees, lay spread o...
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I do not think there is a demonstrative proof (like Euclid) of Christianity, nor of the existence of...
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Gone! And you and I quite crestfallen. It’s always like that, you can’t keep him; it’s not as ...
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One always feel better when one has made up one's mind.
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Do not dare not to dare.
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Do not cite the Deep Magic to me, Witch. I was there when it was written.
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