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Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different?


Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different? – C.S. Lewis What does that mean? This is about things moving slowly but relentlessly. A day doesn’t seem very long, but changes do … Continue reading

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Everyone feels benevolent if nothing happens to be annoying him at the moment.


Everyone feels benevolent if nothing happens to be annoying him at the moment. – C.S. Lewis What does that mean? This is another age-old truth. It is easy to be benevolent when things are going your way. It’s easy to be … Continue reading

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True Friendship is the least jealous of loves. Two friends delight to be joined by a third, and three by a fourth.


True Friendship is the least jealous of loves. Two friends delight to be joined by a third, and three by a fourth. – C.S. Lewis What does that mean? This quote is taken from a longer quote on the differences between romantic … Continue reading

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The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are.


The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are. – C.S. Lewis What does that mean? This is a slightly abbreviated version of a longer quote:  The next best thing to being wise … Continue reading

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If God forgives us we must forgive ourselves otherwise its like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him.


If God forgives us we must forgive ourselves otherwise its like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him. – C.S. Lewis What does that mean? Like many of his quotes, this is a very religiously oriented quote. In this … Continue reading

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Think of yourself as a seed patiently wintering in the earth, waiting to come up a flower.


Think of yourself as a seed patiently wintering in the earth, waiting to come up a flower. – C.S. Lewis What does that mean? This guy was fairly religious, so this might originally have had something to do with this life and the next … Continue reading

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