"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."C. S. Lewis on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."C. S. Lewis on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."C. S. Lewis on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."C. S. Lewis on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."C. S. Lewis on William Shakespeare
"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."