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#1. I may repeat 'Do as you would be done by' till I am black in the face, but I cannot really carry it out till I love my neighbor as myself: and I cannot learn to love my neighbor as myself till I learn to love God;and I cannot learn to love God except by learning to obey him. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#2. Friendship is ... the sort of love one can
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#3. For pride is spiritual cancer: it eats up the very possibility of love, or contentment, or even common sense. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#4. ... the possibility of pain is inherent in the very existence of a world where souls can meet. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#5. I had at least loved Psyche truly. There, if nowhere else, I had the right of it and the gods were in the wrong. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#6. Emerson said, Do you love me? means Do you see the same truth?-Or at least, Do you care about the same truth? - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#7. We are all receiving Charity. There is something in each of us that cannot be
naturally loved. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#8. A man's love for a woman is not mercenary because he wants to marry her, nor his love for poetry mercenary because he wants to read it, nor his love of exercise less disinterested because he wants to run and leap and walk. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#9. Those who cannot conceive of Friendship as a substantive love but only as a disguise or elaboration of Eros betray the fact that they have never had a Friend. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#10. He (God) loved us not because we are lovable, but because He is love. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#11. Every natural love will rise again and live forever in this country: but none will rise again until it has been buried. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#12. I cannot love a lie," said the Lady. "I cannot love the thing which is not. I am in Love, and out of it I will not go. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#13. When pain is to be born, a little courage helps more than much knowledge, a little human sympathy more than much courage, and the least tincture of the love of God more than all. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#14. Love is the great conqueror of lust. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#15. The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God's love for us does not. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#16. Bereavement is not the truncation of married love, but one of its regular phases---like the honeymoon. What we want is to live our marriage well and faithfully through that phase too. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#17. In the midst of a world of light and love, of song and feast and dance, [Lucifer] could find nothing to think of more interesting than his own prestige. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#18. I came alive when I started loving you. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#19. If there is equality it is in His love, not in us. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#20. My love for Bardia (not Bardia himself) had become to me a sickening thing. I had been dragged up and out onto such heights and precipices of truth, that I came into an air where it could not live. It stank; a gnawing greed for one to whom I could give nothing, of whom I craved all. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#21. Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#22. We love and reason because God Loves and reasons and holds our hand while we do it. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#23. Whenever we do good to another self, just because it is a self, made (like us) by God, and desiring its own happiness as we desire ours, we shall have learned to love it a little more or, at least, to dislike it less. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#24. The Opposite of Love is not hate, but power - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#25. The great art of life is to moderate our passions. Objects of affection are like other belongings. We must love them enough to enrich our lives while we have them, not enough to impoverish our lives when they are gone. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#26. But I was wrong to weep and beg and try to force you by your love. Love is not a thing to be so used. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#27. I think it was C.S. Lewis that asked, 'Do not most people simply drift away?'. I've always been a reader and for the longest time that stuck with me because I was at war with it. How can people 'simply' drift away? - Author: Benjamin Brindise
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#28. If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#29. When I lay these questions before God I get no answer. But a rather special sort of 'No answer.' It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal but waiving the question. Like, 'Peace, child; you don't understand. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#30. What we called love down there was mostly the craving to be loved. In the main I loved you for my own sake: because I needed you ... We shall have no need for one another now: we can begin to love truly. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#31. Every poet and musician and artist, but for Grace, is drawn away from the love of the thing he tells, to the love of the telling till, down in Deep Hell, they cannot be interested in God at all but only in what they say about Him - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#32. This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#33. For the greater the love the greater the grief, and the stronger the faith the more savagely will Satan storm its fortress. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#34. I do love that tune - but really, I must go home. I only meant to stay for a few minutes. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#35. Few men looked on her without becoming, in a certain fashion, her lovers. But it was the kind of love that made them not less true, but truer, to their own wives. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#36. But the great thing to remember is that, though our feelings come and go, His love for us does not. It is not wearied by our sins, or our indifference; and, therefore, it is quite relentless in its determination that we shall be cured of those sins, at whatever cost to us, at whatever cost to Him. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#37. Be weird. Be random. Be who you are. Because you never know who would love the person you hide. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#38. I think He made one law of that kind in order that there might be obedience. In all these other matters what you call obeying Him is but doing what seems good in your own eyes also. Is love content with that? - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#39. Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step; for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#40. He loved us not because we were lovable, but because He is love. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#41. Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#42. God is love, and that love works through men-especially through the whole community of Christians. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#43. Friendship is the happiest and most fully human of all loves, the crown of life. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#44. Hail, Aslan. We hear ans obey. We are awake. We love. We think. We speak. We know. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#45. Strengthen the feebler, lighten the darker, love all. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#46. You cannot love a fellow creature fully till you love God. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#47. Love is unselfishly choosing for another's highest good. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#48. To love and admire anything outside yourself is to take one step away from utter spiritual ruin - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#49. who can describe beauty? The reader may smile at this as the far-off echo of a precocious calf love, but he will be wrong. There are beauties so unambiguous that they need no lens of that kind to reveal them; they are visible even to the careless and objective eyes of a child. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#50. No net less wide than a man's whole heart, nor less fine of mesh than love, will hold the sacred Fish. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#51. We shall not be well so long as we love and admire anything more than we love and admire God. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#52. Because God created the Natural - invented it out of His love and artistry - it demands our reverence. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#53. If all we mean by our love is a craving to be loved, we are in a very deplorable state. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#54. God's love is not wearied by our sins & is relentless in its determination that we be cured at whatever cost to us or Him - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#55. Other than heaven, the only place where one's heart is completely safe from the dangers of love is hell. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#56. Free will, though it makes evil possible, also makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#57. Love is never wasted, for its value does not rest upon reciprocity. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#58. God will look to every soul like its first love because He is its first love. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#59. Love, while always forgiving of imperfections and mistakes, can never cease to will their removal. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#60. Many thousands of people have had the experience of finding the first friend, and it is none the less a wonder; as great a wonder (pace the novelists) as first love, or even greater. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#61. What people mean when they say that God is love is often something quite different: they really mean 'Love is God. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#62. When two people achieve lasting happiness, this is not solely because they are great lovers but because they are also - I must put it crudely - good people; controlled, loyal, fair-minded, mutually adaptable people. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#63. The only place in all of the world where you can escape the dangers of love is hell. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#64. Why love if losing hurts so much? We love to know that we are not alone. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#65. If Affection is made the absolute sovereign of a human life the seeds will germinate. Love, having become a god, becomes a demon. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#66. Turn God's wrath into mere enlightened disapproval, and you also turn His love into mere humanitarianism. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#67. Just as there are none good but God, and nothing good but goodness, so there are no loves but love its self, the very love; and that what I call the other unnatural loves, are not loves at all in their own right but become so only so far as they participate in the very love. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#68. To see, in some measure, like God. His love and His knowledge are not distinct from one another, nor from Him. We could almost say He sees because He loves, and therefore loves although He sees. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#69. Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#70. But C. S. Lewis made the point that we hate sin but love the sinner all the time - in our own lives. In other words, when we're judging ourselves, we always love the sinner despite our sin. We accept ourselves, even though we might not always like our behavior. - Author: Lee Strobel
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#71. The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#72. Awake. Love. Think. Speak. Be walking trees. Be talking beasts. Be divine waters. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#73. If we ignore it the truth that God is love may slyly come to mean for us the converse, that love is God. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#74. In silence and in meditation on the eternal truths, I hear the voice of God which excites our hearts to greater love. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#75. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him. If you injure someone you dislike, you will find yourself disliking him more. If you do him a good turn, you will find yourself disliking him less. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#76. We are bidden to 'put on Christ', to become like God. That is, whether we like it or not, God intends to give us what we need, not what we now think we want. Once more, we are embarrassed by the intolerable compliment, by too much love, not too little. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#77. It is, of course, quite true that God will not love you any less, or have less use for you, if you happen to have been born with a very second-rate brain. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#78. Humanity does not pass through phases as a train passes through stations: being alive, it has the privilege of always moving yet never leaving anything behind. Whatever we have been, in some sort we are still. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#79. Anger is the fluid that love bleeds when it gets cut. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#80. They say, 'The coward dies many times'; so does the beloved. Didn't the eagle find a fresh liver to tear in Prometheus every time it dined? - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#81. It must be the full confession by Christendom of Christendom's specific contribution to the sum of human cruelty and treachery. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#82. In God there is no hunger that needs to be filled, only plenteousness that desires to give. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#83. C. S. Lewis, who was once described by a friend as a man in love with the imagination, believed that a complacent acceptance of the status quo reflects more than a failure of nerve. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#84. I think God wants us to love Him more, not to love others less. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#85. Because we love something else more than this world we love even this world better than those who know no other. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#86. It has actually become very necessary in our time to rebut the theory that every firm and serious friendship is really homosexual. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#87. Hence as the poet says: People in love cannot be moved by kindness, And opposition makes them feel like martyrs. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#88. Love, in the Christian sense, does not mean an emotion. It is a state not of the feelings but of the will; that state of the will which we have naturally about ourselves, and must learn to have about other people. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#89. When we are such as He can love without impediment, we shall in fact be happy. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#90. Enjoy it well. Strengthen the feebler, lighten the darker, love all. Hail and be glad. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#91. Praise is the mode of love which always has some element of joy in it. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#92. To love at all is to be vulnerable. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#93. Love is more than an emotion, it is a decision. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#94. I am not sure that the best way to make a boy love the English poets might not be forbid him to read them and then make sure that he had plenty of opportunities to disobey you. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#95. Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#96. To love is to be vulnerable ... - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#97. Liking an author may be as involuntary and improbable as falling in love. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#98. The living, dynamic activity of love has been going on in God forever and has created everything else. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#99. They would say," he answered, "that you do not fail in obedience through lack of love, but have lost love because you never attempted obedience. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#100. Can you really have thought that love and joy would always be at the mercy of frowns and sighs? - Author: C.S. Lewis
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