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“I ended my first book with the words no answer. I know now, Lord why you utter no answer.  You are yourself the answer.  Before your face questions die away.  What other answer would suffice?  Only words, words; to be led out to battle against other words.  Long did I hate you, long did I fear you.  I might -”

Till We Have Faces : CS Lewis

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2 responses »

  1. I just finished this book on audio book this afternoon! Its kind of funny that you should blog this quote. I had to go back and listen to this chapter twice because of this quote and the meaning of it.

  2. Hey Dan, this is by far my favorite work of fiction. though I’ve read it many times, i just finished listening to the audiobook about a month ago. Good stuff! :)

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