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Team Building Quotes from C.S. Lewis

Team Building Quotes from C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis was a British novelist, poet, academic, lay theologian, lecturer and Christian apologist. He held academic positions at both Oxford University and Cambridge University. Lewis is best known for fictional works such as The Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian Apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold millions of copies.

We have put together a collection of quotes from C.S. Lewis, which you can use to motivate and build your team:

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
– C.S. Lewis

“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”
– C.S. Lewis

“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.”
– C.S. Lewis

“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely’ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.”
– C.S. Lewis

“We are what we believe we are.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less”
– C.S. Lewis

“Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vague one. Don’t implement promises, but keep them.”
– C.S. Lewis

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