"Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."C. S. Lewis on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."C. S. Lewis on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."C. S. Lewis on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."C. S. Lewis on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."C. S. Lewis on Oscar Wilde
"How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete."
"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value rather it is one of those things that give value to survival."
"Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it."
"Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult."
"It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad."