Father! Can I box him? Please!
C. S. Lewis
To see things as the poet sees them I must share his consciousness and not attend to it; I must look where he looks and not turn round to face him; I must make of him not a spectacle but a pair of spectacles; in fine, as Professor Alexander would say, I must enjoy him and not contemplate him.
The tuning up of an orchestra can be itself delightful, but only to those who can in some measure, however little, anticipate the symphony.
God knows our situation; He will not judge us as if we had no difficulties to overcome. What matters is the sincerity and perseverance of our will to overcome them.
For the mention of Aslan gave him a mysterious and horrible feeling just as it gave the others a mysterious and lovely feeling.
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.