A writer should concern himself with whatever absorbs his fancy, stirs his heart, and unlimbers his typewriter… A writer has the duty to be good, not lousy; true, not false; lively, not dull; accurate, not full of error. He should tend to lift people up, not lower them down. Writers do not merely reflect and interpret life, they inform and shape life.
— C. S. Lewis
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A perfect quote for my weekend. Thank you!
Faith Hough says
Despite reading a ton of C. S. Lewis, I’ve never come across this. How powerful! Thank you.
Joanne Fritz says
What a lovely quote, especially the part about lifting people up, not lowering them down.
Dawn Simon says
Great quote. I, too, especially like the part about lifting others up.
Have a nice weekend! 🙂