"Long before history began we men have got together apart from the women and done things. We had time."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."C. S. Lewis on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."C. S. Lewis on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."C. S. Lewis on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."C. S. Lewis on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."C. S. Lewis on John Lennon
"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."