There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, in the end, "Thy will be done." All that are in Hell, choose it. Without that self-choice there could be no Hell. No soul that seriously and constantly desires joy will ever miss it. Those who seek find. Those who knock it is opened.
C. S. Lewis
The humblest, and at the same time most balanced and capacious, praised most, while the crank, misfits and malcontents praised least.
And of course it is different; as different as a real thing is from a shadow or as waking life is from a dream.
A girl should be so lost in God that a man has to seek Him to find her.
We have nothing, if not belief.
I have wondered before now whether the vast astronomical distances may not be God's quarantine precautions. They prevent the spiritual infection of a fallen species from spreading.
They say that a shared sorrow draws people closer together; I can hardly believe that it often has that effect when those who share it are of widely different ages.
Once in our world, a Stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.
Reality, in fact, is always something you couldn't have guessed. That's one of the reasons I believe Christianity. It's a religion you couldn't have guessed.
Wouldn't he know without being asked? said Polly. I've no doubt he would, said the Horse (still with his mouth full). But I've a sort of idea he likes to be asked.
If Christianity only means one more bit of good advice, then Christianity is of no importance. There has been no lack of good advice for the last four thousand years. A bit more makes no difference.
Human beings judge one another by their external actions. God judges them by their moral choices.