C.S. Lewis (1898 – 1963) Birth name: Clive Staples Lewis, was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925–1954) and Cambridge University(Magdalene College, 1954–1963).
He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and for his non-fiction Christian apologetics, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The Problem of Pain.
“Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.”
– C.S Lewis
From his book: Mere Christianity