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 … Continue reading C. S. Lewis on Love & Friendship
"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 … Continue reading Women and the Level of Civilization
Frodo: I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. There are other … Continue reading “I wish the ring had never come to me”
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 … Continue reading “How shall a man judge what to do in such times?”
Merry Christmas everyone! Here's some quotes about this great feast. “No worldly mind would ever have suspected that He Who could make the sun warm the earth would one day have need of an ox and an ass to warm Him with their breath...that the feet which trod the everlasting hills would one day be … Continue reading Divinity is always where one least expects to find it.
"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 … Continue reading Rejoice
Here are some quotes from the brilliant Catholic, English writer of the twentieth century, G.K.Chesterton. “Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions.” – ILN, 4/19/30 “Progress should mean that we are always changing the world to fit the vision, instead we are always changing the vision.” – Orthodoxy, 1908 “The true … Continue reading Chesterton Quotes