Tag Archive: C S Lewis


Daily Quote 3.25.15

C S Lewis

 

 

” To live his life in his own way, to call his house his castle, to enjoy the fruits of his own labour, to educate his children as his conscience directs, to save for their prosperity after his death — these are wishes deeply ingrained in civilised man. Their realization is almost as necessary to our virtues as to our happiness. From their total frustration disastrous results both moral and psychological might follow. “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Quote 9.3.14

C S Lewis

 

 

 

” ‘Useful,’ and ‘necessity’ was always ‘the tyrant’s plea’. “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Quote 5.30.13

 

C S Lewis

 

 

” Hitherto the plans of the educationalists have achieved very little of what they attempted, and indeed we may well thank the beneficent obstinacy of real mothers, real nurses, and (above all) real children for preserving the human race in such sanity as it still possesses.”