If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work. The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come.
C. S. Lewis
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.
Even in social life, you will never make a good impression on other people until you stop thinking about what sort of impression you're making.
I accepted games (quite a number of boys do) as one of the necessary evils of life, comparable to Income Tax or the Dentist.
There is something about all this that I do not understand: but if ever we need to know it, you may be sure that we shall.
Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith. I don't agree at all. They are afflictions, not sins.