10 C.S. Lewis Quotes to Ponder

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C.S. Lewis, an author most known for titles such as Mere Christianity and The Chronicles of Narnia also provided us with some great quotes over his life.  Not only are they full of wisdom, but some will make you ponder your life.   Here are 10 great C.S. Lewis Quotes

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.”divider
“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.”divider
“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.”divider
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”divider
“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”divider
“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.”divider
“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”divider
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”divider
“Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.”divider
“Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.”

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