C.S. Lewis (November 29, 1898 - November 22, 1963)
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All mortals tend to turn into the things they are pretending to be.
Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.
"But that would be putting the clock back," gasped the Governor. "Have you no idea of progress, of development?" "I have seen them both in an egg, " said Caspian. "We call it Going Bad in Narnia."
This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself (for God did not need to create). It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
rather die in this country than to go to Spain.
(November 25, 1915 - )
It was a good game of baseball. Both pitchers threw well. We just couldn't get the clutch hits.
Every time a football player goes to ply his trade he's got to play from the ground up -- from the soles of his feet right up to his head. Every inch of him has to play. Some guys play with their heads. That's OK You've got to be smart to be number one in any business. But more importantly, you've got to play with your heart, with every fiber of your body. If you're lucky enough to find a guy with a lot of head and a lot of heart, he's never going to come off the field second.