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.
Next to God we are indebted/ to women, first for life itself,/ and then for making it/ worth living.
Mary McLeod Bethune
(July 10, 1875 - May 18, 1955)
I was just trying to go down and away and I didn't get it down there. I wish I could have got the job done. We would have won the game.
Someday, when we both reminisce we'll both say, 'There wasn't too much we missed,' and through the tears we'll smile when we recall we had it all for just a moment.
St. Elmo's Fire