C. S. Lewis quote about truth from Mere Christianity (1952) - If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end: if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth—only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in the end, despair.
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If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end: if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth—only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in the end, despair.

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Adapted from a series of BBC radio talks made between 1942 and 1944
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C. S. Lewis quote about truth from Mere Christianity (1952) - If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end: if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth—only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in the end, despair.
C. S. Lewis quote about truth from Mere Christianity (1952) - If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end: if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth—only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in the end, despair.
C. S. Lewis quote about truth from Mere Christianity (1952) - If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end: if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth—only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in the end, despair.
C. S. Lewis quote about truth from Mere Christianity (1952) - If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end: if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth—only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in the end, despair.