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.
It's about the same everywhere. Everybody likes to come and watch, and everybody kinds of gets into it, which makes it a lot better. Everybody gets to yelling and it's more fun that way.
Our game up there last year, we really started to see signs that we were getting better and our young kids were playing hard and learning how to play. I know everybody loves the worst-to-first (analogy), but last year was really just an uncharacteristically bad season for us.
I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.