C.S. Lewis

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tyranny sincerely exercised…

By |2018-03-12T14:18:49+00:00January 10th, 2016|Corporations|

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own [...]

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good of its victims

By |2017-07-17T01:16:56+00:00June 27th, 2015|Authority, Corporations, Governments, Materialism, Political, Society|

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own [...]

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term of approval…

By |2018-02-26T17:08:30+00:00March 13th, 2015|Growing Up, Maturity|

“Critics who treat ‘adult’ as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves. To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the grown up because it is grown up, to blush at the suspicion of being childish; these things are the marks of childhood and adolescence. And [...]

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5 quotes I like…

By |2017-07-17T02:48:28+00:00March 7th, 2015|Altruism, Humanity, Life, Quotes|

“I am my own biggest critic. Before anyone else has criticized me, I have already criticized myself. But for the rest of my life, I am going to be with me and I don’t want to spend my life with someone who is always critical. So I am going to stop being my own critic. [...]

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you don’t have a soul

By |2018-08-07T21:35:55+00:00July 23rd, 2010|Desires, Growth|

“You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.” - C.S. Lewis Don't ask me why but for some strange reason this quote always makes me think of this quote: When you devote yourself to achieving your goal, you will not be bothered by shallow criticism. Nothing important can be accomplished [...]

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