15 best CS Lewis quotes to live your life by.

CS Lewis was well-known for his insightful and progressive thoughts on humility, friendship, love, religion, and a lot more.

“Obedience is the road to freedom, humility the road to pleasure, unity the road to personality.” 

Do you know who said that? Why, it was only CS Lewis, one of the greats. The author is known for his beloved works in the field of fantasy, such as The Chronicles of Narnia series. 

He was also well-known for his insightful and progressive thoughts on humility, friendship, love, religion, and a lot more. Thoughts that will last forever and be remembered and implemented by generations and a few of which I have compiled here in this post.

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.

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.

If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.

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

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also harder to bear.

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.

It’s all love or sex these days. Friendship is almost as quaint and outdated a notion as chastity. Soon friends will be like the elves and the pixies – fabulous mythical creatures from a distant past.

Of all the bad men, religious bad men are the worst.

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good.

It is the stupidest children who are most childish and the stupidest grown-ups who are most grown-up.

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.

We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere.

Thank you for reading, and hopefully, these quotes will have left a deep impact on your life or will do so in the years to come. Until then, do share.

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