Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce Quotes: A sum can be put right: but only by going back till you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on.
         

A sum can be put right: but only by going back till you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on.


C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce
Check all other quotes by C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce

Want to display this quote image on your website or blog? Simply copy and paste the below code on your website/blog.

Embed:

Format of this image is jpg. The width and height of image are 1200 and 630, repectively. This image is available for free to download.



A sum can be put right: but only by going back till you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on.
         



Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


Styles:

×

MLA Style Citation


"C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce Quotes." Quoteslyfe.com, 2022. Sat. 21 May. 2022. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/A-sum-can-be-put-right-but-208962>.





Check out


Other quotes of C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce


I wish I had never been born, " she said. "What are we born for?" "For infinite happiness, " said the Spirit. "You can step out into it at any moment...

I wish I had never been born, " she said. "What are we born for?" "For infinite happiness, " said the Spirit. "You can step out into it at any moment...



Good, as it ripens, becomes continually more different not only from evil but from other good.

Good, as it ripens, becomes continually more different not only from evil but from other good.



I do not look at myself. I have given up myself. I had to, you know, after the murder. That was what it did for me. And that was how everything began

I do not look at myself. I have given up myself. I had to, you know, after the murder. That was what it did for me. And that was how everything began



Ye cannot know eternal reality by a definition.

Ye cannot know eternal reality by a definition.



The false religion of lust is baser than the false religion of mother-love or patriotism or art: but lust is less likely to be made into a religion.

The false religion of lust is baser than the false religion of mother-love or patriotism or art: but lust is less likely to be made into a religion.





Other quotes you may like


Life is too short to repeat your mistakes, make new ones..!!

Life is too short to repeat your mistakes, make new ones..!!



I will listen to a beautiful person much more quickly than a plain person, and I have to learn to be nice to people who are not attractive looking.

I will listen to a beautiful person much more quickly than a plain person, and I have to learn to be nice to people who are not attractive looking.



Let us be silent, that we may hear the whisper of God.

Let us be silent, that we may hear the whisper of God.



Goals and timing of realization defers, yours might require much time to achieve than someone else's. fine! Do not stumble, become afraid and relentless but strive hard until you accomplish your goal

Goals and timing of realization defers, yours might require much time to achieve than someone else's. fine! Do not stumble, become afraid and relentless but strive hard until you accomplish your goal



I might be half Derek's size, but I was the one who sounded like a two-hundred-pound beast plowing through the woods.

I might be half Derek's size, but I was the one who sounded like a two-hundred-pound beast plowing through the woods.



Jesus does not allow us to be neutral about Him. Jesus demands that we decide about Him.

Jesus does not allow us to be neutral about Him. Jesus demands that we decide about Him.



Quite possibly, this depressive illness was the familiar sort that grew from perfectionist expectations.

Quite possibly, this depressive illness was the familiar sort that grew from perfectionist expectations.



A friend asked, "If increased awareness means less happiness, why bother?" No answer.

A friend asked, "If increased awareness means less happiness, why bother?" No answer.



Progress results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.

Progress results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.



Man has no nobler function than to defend the truth.

Man has no nobler function than to defend the truth.




Quote Description


This page presents the quote "A sum can be put right: but only by going back till you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on.". Author of this quote is C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce. This quote is about problem-solving, right-living, christian-living,.