9 Inspirational C.S. Lewis Quotes

C.S. Lewis is one of the most widely-adored theologians of the last century. His journey from atheism to Christianity provided him with unique insights that  inspired Christians and non-Christians alike to see God, faith, and life with fresh eyes.

Lewis is far and away the most searched author on Logos.com, and for the first time ever, his collected works are coming to the Logos format. So when you search across your library for insight on humility, grief, courage, and more, you’ll find inspiration from one of the twentieth century’s most cherished theologians.

Here are nine powerful C.S. Lewis quotes:

lewis“In Science we have been reading only the notes to a poem; in Christianity we find the poem itself.“ —C.S. Lewis

lewis1“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” —C.S. Lewis

lewis2“Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.” —C.S. Lewis

lewis3“The people who keep asking if they can’t lead a decent life without Christ, don’t know what life is about.” —C.S. Lewis

lewis5“This world is a great sculptor’s shop. We are the statues and there’s a rumor going around the shop that some of us are someday going to come to life.” —C.S. Lewis

lewis6“The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because he loves us.” —C.S. Lewis

lewis7“God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from himself because there is no such thing.” —C.S. Lewis

lewis8“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” —C.S. Lewis

lewis9“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” —C.S. Lewis


For more about C.S. Lewis, check out Faithlife’s other blogs—everyone’s talking about him!

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Noet: C.S. Lewis as Literary Critic and Medieval Scholar

Lexham Press: Walking with C.S. Lewis: A Multimedia Experience

Logos Baptist: Men Without Chests: Lewis, Relativism, and the Soul of Christianity

Logos Anglican: C.S. Lewis: An Appreciation

Logos Reformed: C.S. Lewis and Grace

Logos Lutheran: The Lutheran Appreciation of C.S. Lewis by Dr. Eric Phillips

Logos Orthodox: An Eastern Orthodox Appreciation of C.S. Lewis by Richard Barrett

Logos SDA: C.S. Lewis on the Resurrection

Logos Academic: 3 Things You Might Not Know about C.S. Lewis

Right now, you can pre-order the fully searchable C.S. Lewis Collection (30 volumes), available for the first time in Logos format!

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