quotes tagged with 'immortals'

It is in the light of these overwhelming possibilities, it is with the awe and the circumspection proper to them, that we should conduct all our dealings with one another, all friendships, all loves, all play, all politics. There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilisations—these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke with, work with, marry, snub, and exploit

Author: C.S. Lewis, Source: The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses [1980], 19Saved by davejames99 in cslewis mortals immortals 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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