C. S. Lewis on Love & Friendship

Some brilliant quotes on love & friendship from C. S. Lewis, the author of The Chronicles of Narnia (and many other books). “Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves “To…Read more C. S. Lewis on Love & Friendship


Women and the Level of Civilization

"To a great extent, the level of any civilization is the level of its womanhood. When a man loves a woman, he has to become worthy of her. The higher her virtue, the more noble her character, the more devoted she is to truth, justice, goodness, the more a man has to aspire to be…Read more Women and the Level of Civilization

“How shall a man judge what to do in such times?”

Happy 2016! I thought it would be a good idea to start off the new year with a quote from one of my favourite book (and film) series, J.R.R.Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It comes from second chapter of The Two Towers  when Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli are surrounded by the Riders of Rohan (during their pursuit of…Read more “How shall a man judge what to do in such times?”


"People are losing the power to enjoy Christmas through identifying it with enjoyment. When once they lose sight of the old suggestion that it is all about something, they naturally fall into blank pauses of wondering what it is all about. To be told to rejoice on Christmas Day is reasonable and intelligible, if you…Read more Rejoice