Yes, said the Lord Digory. Its inside is bigger than its outside. Yes, said Queen Lucy. In our world too, a Stable once had something inside it that was bigger than our whole world.
C. S. Lewis
The nearest thing we have to a defence against [the gods] (but there is no real defence) is to be very wide awake and sober and hard at work, to hear no music, never to look at earth or sky, and (above all) to love no one.
Once very near the end I said, 'If you can -- if it is allowed -- come to me when I too am on my death bed.' 'Allowed!' she said. 'Heaven would have a job to hold me; and as for Hell, I'd break it into bits.
If the world is meaningless, then so are we; if we mean something, we do not mean alone.
It you'd only listen to me when I tried to tell you, we'd be all right.
When you and I met, the meeting was over very shortly, it was nothing. Now it is growing something as we remember it, what will it be when I remember it as I lie down to die, what it makes in me all my days till then - that is the real meeting. The other is only the beginning of it. You say you have poets in your world. Do they not teach you this?