They say of some temporal suffering, No future bliss can make up for it, not knowing that Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even that agony into a glory.
C. S. Lewis
What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
Things like Do Not Steal were, I think, hammered into boys' heads a good deal harder in those days than they are now. Still, we can never be certain.
In Charn [Jadis] had taken no notice of Polly (till the very end) because Digory was the one she wanted to make use of. Now that she had Uncle Andrew, she took no notice of Digory. I expect most witches are like that. They are not interested in things or people unless they can use them; they are terribly practical.
If you have a religion it must be cosmic.