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C.S. Lewis on Why We Read
C.S. Lewis on Why We Read

How great books both change us and make us more ourselves.

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C.S. Lewis’s Ideal Daily Routine
C.S. Lewis’s Ideal Daily Routine

“It is essential of the happy life that a man would have almost no mail.”

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C.S. Lewis on the Three Ways of Writing for Children and the Key to Authenticity in All Writing
C.S. Lewis on the Three Ways of Writing for Children and the Key to Authenticity in All Writing

“The only moral that is of any value is that which arises inevitably from the whole cast of the author’s mind.”

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C.S. Lewis on True Friendship
C.S. Lewis on True Friendship

“Friendship… has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”

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C.S. Lewis on Suffering and What It Means to Have Free Will in a Universe of Fixed Laws
C.S. Lewis on Suffering and What It Means to Have Free Will in a Universe of Fixed Laws

“Try to exclude the possibility of suffering which the order of nature and the existence of free wills involve, and you find that you have excluded life itself.”

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C. S. Lewis on Why “School Stories” and Media Distortion Are a More Deceptive Fiction Than Fiction
C. S. Lewis on Why “School Stories” and Media Distortion Are a More Deceptive Fiction Than Fiction

“Children are not deceived by fairy-tales; they are often and gravely deceived by school-stories. Adults are not deceived by science-fiction; they can be deceived by the stories in the women’s magazines.”

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