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The Screwtape Letters Quotes by C.S. Lewis(page 10 of 11)

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Preview — The Screwtape Letters by C. The Screwtape Letters Quotes Showing of These differences between the pupils—for they are obviously and nakedly individual differences—must be disguised.

This can caftas done on various levels. At universities, examinations must be framed so that nearly all the students get good marks. Entrance examinations must be framed so that all, or nearly all, citizens can go to universities, whether they have any power or wish to profit by higher education or not.

The Screwtape Letters Quotes

At schools, the children who are too stupid or lazy to learn languages and mathematics and elementary science can be set to doing the things that children used to do in their spare time. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters.


And Nothing is very strong: Lewis, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino. Because what she wants is smaller and less costly than what has been set before her, she never recognises as gluttony her determination to get what she wants, however troublesome it may scrrwtape to others.

At the very moment of indulging her appetite she believes that she is practising temperance. Take it away and bring me about a quarter of it. The earliest converts were converted by a single historical fact the Resurrection and a single theological doctrine the Redemption operating on a a sense of sin which they already had The “Gospels” [came] later, and were written, not to make Christians, but to edify Christians already made.

And there lies our opportunity. But also, remember, there lies our danger.


If once sctewtape get through this initial dryness successfully, they become much less dependent on emotion and therefore much harder to tempt. But that is not all. Under the same influence, those who come, or could come, nearer to a full humanity, actually draw back from it for fear of being undemocratic.

I am credibly informed that young humans now sometimes suppress an incipient taste for classical music or good literature because it might prevent their Being like Folks; that people who would really wish to be—and are offered the Grace which would enable them to be—honest, chaste, or temperate, refuse it.

To accept might make sceewtape Different, might offend again the Way of Life, take them out of Togetherness, impair their Integration with the Group. They might horror of horrors!

It is His invention He screwtale the pleasures All [Satan and his devils] can do is to encourage Hence [they] always try to work away from the natural condition of any pleasure to that in which it is least natural, least redolent of its Maker, and least pleasurable. An ever increasing craving for and ever diminishing pleasure is lzs formula To get a man’s soul and give him nothing in return – that is what really gladdens [the heart of Satan and his devils].


Make him think it is strong, or stark, or courageous—that it is the philosophy of the future. We know that we have introduced a change of direction in his course which is already carrying him out of his orbit around the Enemy; but he must be made to imagine that all the choices which have ve this change of course are trivial and revocable.

He must not be allowed to suspect that he is now, however slowly, heading right away from the sun on a line which will carry him into the cold and dark of utmost space.

Porque el presente es el punto en el que el tiempo coincide con la eternidad. You must always remember Whatever their bodies do affects their souls. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.