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C.S. Lewis



    If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a 'wandering to find home,'' why should we not look forward to the arrival?

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    Those of us we have been true readers all our life fully realize the enormous extension of our being which we owe to authors

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    Every day in a life fills the whole life with expectations and memory.

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    Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

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    The great thing is, if one can, to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions in one's "own" or "real" life. The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one's life.

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    Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.

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    What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.

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    We have now for many centuries triumphed over nature to the extent of making certain secondary characteristics of the male (such as the beard) disagreeable to nearly all the females - and there is more in that than you might suppose

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    Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is

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    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.

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

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    Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained

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