This Tuesday, November 22 marks the anniversary of the death of Christian scholar and best-selling author Clive Staples Lewis, who died of kidney failure in 1963.
Clive Staples Lewis, better known as CS Lewis, was born in Belfast on November 29, 1898 and died in Oxford on November 22, 1963. At first skeptical of religion, the British academic converted to Christianity at adulthood. He was particularly influenced by his friend JRR Tolkien, author of "Lord of the Rings", himself a fervent believer. He is famous for having written many works including "The World of Narnia", a literary work in seven volumes with international success.
On the anniversary of his death, discover 10 of the most beautiful quotes from the English author on faith and Christianity:
“The Christian does not think that God loves us because we are good, but that God will make us good because he loves us. »
“He did not die for human beings, but for every human being If every being had been the only one, he would have done no less. »
“I believe in Christianity as I believe the sun rises: not only because I see it, but because through it I see everything else. »
“God cannot give us peace and happiness outside of himself because it does not exist. »
“Being a Christian means forgiving the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you. »
“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most likely explanation is that we are made for another world. »
“A man can no more diminish the glory of God by refusing to worship him than a madman can extinguish the sun by scrawling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. »
“Miracles are a small-letter retelling of the same story that is written all over the world in letters too big for some of us to see. »
“True humility is not about thinking less of yourself; it means thinking less about oneself. »
“Human history is the long terrible history of man trying to find something other than God that will make him happy. »
Camille Westphal Perrier