Most people today rely on the Internet for quotations and their sources. While C.S. Lewis is frequently very quotable, there are many quotes attributed to him that he never wrote. This talk will present those quotes frequently falsely attributed to Lewis, provide proof that he never said them, and (where possible) show who wrote them. Examples are: "You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body," and "You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream." Additionally the talk will explore what these non-Lewis quotes say about a culture looking for answers without paying careful attention to sources.
"What Lewis NEVER Wrote: Quotes Misattributed to the Oxford Professor Don,"
Inklings Forever: Published Colloquium Proceedings 1997-2016: Vol. 9, Article 13.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/inklings_forever/vol9/iss1/13