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Клайв Льюис


Clive Lewis

Фотография Клайв Льюис (photo Clive Lewis)

День рождения: 29.11.1898 года
Возраст: 65 лет
Место рождения: Белфаст, Ирландия
Дата смерти: 22.11.1963 года
Место смерти: Оксфорд, США

Quotes of Clive Lewis

Английский писатель, поэт, ученый, богослов.

  • ⋅There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, Thy will be done, and those to whom God says, All right, then, have it your way. /Clive 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? /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅I believe in Christianity as I believe in the rising sun; not because I see it, but by it I can see all else. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, Blessed are they that morn. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. /Clive Lewis
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  • ⋅The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅All that is not eternal is eternally out of date. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅The safest road to hell is the gradual one -- the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅The salvation of a single soul is more important than the production or preservation of all the epics and tragedies in the world. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅You ask whether I have ever been in love: fool as I am, I am not such a fool as that. But if one is only to talk from first-hand experience, conversation would be a very poor business. But though I have no personal experience of the things they call love, I have what is better -- the experience of Sappho, of Euripides, of Catallus, of Shakespeare, of Spenser, of Austen, of Bronte, of anyone else I have read. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Humans are amphibians -- half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅It is only when you are asked to believe in Reason coming from non-reason that you must cry Halt. Human minds. They do not come from nowhere. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅God whispers in our pleasures, but shouts in our pain. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅The fundamental laws are in the long run merely statements that every event is itself and not some different event. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. /Clive Lewis
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  • ⋅If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅The value given to the testimony of any feeling must depend on our whole philosophy, not our whole philosophy on a feeling. /Clive Lewis
  • ⋅ A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. /Clive Lewis
Goss Malone
Omalone1 16.07.2019 07:48:16
Women think that all men are equal, and this is their strength, men think all women are different - it destroys them.

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