The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of fantasy novels by British author C. S. Lewis. Written by Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, and originally published in London between 1950 and 1956, The Chronicles of Narnia has been adapted for radio, television, the stage, and film. Profoundly inspirational Narnia quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.
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Famous Narnia Quotes
Adventures are never fun while you’re having them.
One day, you will be old enough to start reading fairytales again. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.
She remembered, as every sensible person does, that you should never shut yourself up in a wardrobe. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts.
Do not cite the Deep Magic to me, Witch. I was there when it was written. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Courage, dear heart.
Yes, said Queen Lucy. In our world too, a stable once had something inside it that was bigger than our whole world. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
In our world, a star is a huge ball of flaming gas. Even in your world, my son, that is not what a star is, but only what it is made of.
Once a king or queen of Narnia, always a king or queen of Narnia. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
I am in your world. But there I have another name. You must learn to know me by that name. This was the very reason why you were brought to Narnia, that by knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there.
Girls aren’t very good at keeping maps in their brains said Edmund. That’s because we’ve got something in them,” replied Lucy. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Oh, Arslan, said Lucy. Will you tell us how to get into your country from our world?’ ‘I shall be telling you all the time, said Aslan. ‘But I will not tell you how long or short the way will be; only that it lies across a river. But do not fear that, for I am the great Bridge Builder.
Peter did not feel very brave; indeed, he felt he was going to be sick. But that made no difference to what he had to do. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Most of us, I suppose, have a secret country but for most of us it is only an imaginary country. Edmund and Lucy were luckier than other people in that respect.
And so for a time it looked as if all the adventures were coming to an end, but that was not to be. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Why should your Majesty expect it? My own plans are made. While I can, I sail east in the Dawn Treader. When she fails me, I paddle east in my coracle. When she sinks, I shall swim east with my four paws. And when I can swim no longer, if I have not reached Aslan’s country, or shot over the edge of the world in some vast cataract, I shall sink with my nose to the sunrise and Peepiceek will be head of the talking mice in Narnia.
If there’s anyone who can appear before Aslan without their knees knocking, they’re either braver than most or else just silly. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
For those who come so far. Some call this island the World”s End, for though you can sail further, this is the beginning of the end.
All shall be done, but it may be harder than you think. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
And I don”t think we can do anything for him. It only makes him worse if you try to be nice to him.
No great wisdom can be reached without sacrifice. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Sleeping on a dragon”s hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself.
When things go wrong, you’ll find they usually go on getting worse for some time; but when things once start going right they often go on getting better and better. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.
But when your sword breaks, you draw your dagger. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
They turned and saw the Lion himself, so bright and real and strong that everything else began at once to look pale and shadowy compared with him.
Child, said the Lion, I am telling you your story, not hers. No one is told any story but their own. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
You would not have called to me unless I had been calling to you
One always feel better when one has made up one’s mind. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
I’m on Aslan’s side even if there isn’t any Aslan to lead it. I’m going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn’t any Narnia.
A noble friend is the best gift. A noble enemy is the next best. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
It is a very funny thing that the sleepier you are, the longer you take about getting to bed.
The trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Aslan’s instructions always work; there are no exceptions.
I discovered that the wisdom of the world, and a great deal of its folly also, is to be found in the pages of books. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
There are no accidents. Our guide is Aslan; and he was there when the giant king caused the letters to be cut, and he knew already all things that would come of them; including this.
If you don’t admit any trouble, you’ll find there aren’t many. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
They were walking beside the stream and the Lion went before them: and he became so beautiful, and the music so despairing, that Jill did not know which of them it was that filled her eyes with tears.
Adventures are never fun while you’re having them. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia
Though under earth, and throneless now I be Yet while I lived all earth was under me.
Always winter but never Christmas. Mr. Tumnus
Fancy sleeping on air. I wonder if anyone s done it before. I don”t suppose they have. Oh, bother Scrubb probably has!
All shall be done, but it may be harder than you think. Aslan
The truth is, he was so glad at being free from his long enchantment that all dangers seemed a game in comparison. But the rest found it an eerie journey.
I hope no one who reads this book has been quite as miserable as Susan and Lucy were that night; but if you have been if you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you you will know that there comes in the end a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing is ever going to happen again. C.S. Lewis
She was nearly fainting: indeed, she wished she could really faint, but faints don”t come for the asking.
People who have not been in Narnia sometimes think that a thing cannot be good and terrible at the same time. C.S. Lewis