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God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain

God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Foresight Quotes, God Quotes,
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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which read more

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Friendship Quotes,
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An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason.

An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Reason Quotes,
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How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Age Quotes,
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Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Reason Quotes,
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We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to read more

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.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Progress Quotes,
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Never, never pin your whole faith on any human being: not if he is the best and wisest in the read more

Never, never pin your whole faith on any human being: not if he is the best and wisest in the whole world. There are lots of nice things you can do with sand; but do not try building a house on it.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Building Quotes,
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A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you read more

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

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No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Fear Quotes,
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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 read more

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.

by C.s. Lewis Found in: Change Quotes,
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