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.
We finished the tournament on Wednesday last year, but we found that we had too much dead time between Tuesday and Wednesday. We worked out a deal where we'll finish Tuesday night.
Poets yearn, of course, to be published, read, and understood, but they do little, if anything, to set themselves above the common herd and the daily grind.
Obey the principles without being bound by them.