Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
C. S. Lewis
Clive Lewis
C. S. Lewis.
BornNovember 29, 1898
Belfast, Ireland
DiedNovember 22, 1963
Oxford, England
British writer. Best known for The Screwtape Letters (1942) and "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" (1950).

The repository contains five quotes from C. S. Lewis.

Success and Failure

Experience, the most brutal of teachers; but you learn, my God do you learn.


Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, “What, you too? I thought I was the only one.”


Often when I pray I wonder if I am not posting letters to a non-existent address.

Growing Old

Autumn is really the best of the seasons; and I’m not sure that old age isn’t the best part of life.

Politics and Government

Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.