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C. S. Lewis Quotes

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Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Miracles are a retelling in small letters
of the very same story
which is written across the whole world
in letters too large for some of us to see.
- C. S. Lewis

When we see the face of God
we shall know that we have always known it.
He has been a party to, has made, sustained
and moved moment by moment within,
all our earthly experiences of innocent love.
- C. S. Lewis

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
- C. S. Lewis

The task of the modern educator
is not to cut down jungles,
but to irrigate deserts.
- C.S. Lewis

 

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

Friendship is certainly the finest balm
for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
- Charles Caleb Colton

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

To the world you may be one person,
but to one person you may be the world.
- Anonymous (attributed to Bill Wilson, Brandi Snyder and others)

Above all else, my inspiration is friendship.
- Bono

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Friendship is not possible between two women
one of whom is very well dressed.
- Laurie Colwin

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship
is to understand and to be understood.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul,
is too good to be believed.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Let there be no purpose in friendship
save the deepening of the spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

One measure of friendship consists
not in the number of things friends can discuss,
but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
- Clifton Fadiman

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

Friendship without self-interest
is one of the rare and beautiful things in life.
- James Francis Byrnes

Friendship with one's self is all important,
because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

A true friendship always feels safe and comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Friendship based solely upon gratitude
is like a photograph; with time it fades.
- Carmen Sylva

Friendship is all about Mutuality,
neither Individuality nor Singularity.
- Aparna Chatterjee

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
- Rabindranath Tagore

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey


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