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C. S. Lewis: 10 quotes on his birthday

Here are 10 quotes to mark the birthday of C.S. Lewis, author of the beloved children's series "The Chronicles of Narnia."

- Elizabeth Drake

2. Originality

"Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it."

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