Am I in earthbound hell? How much does Love have to hurt?! C.S. Lewis The Problem of Pain Quotes… Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness. Be sure that the ins and outs of your individuality are no mystery to Him; and one day they will no longer be a mystery to you. It is in their ‘good’ characters that novelists make, unawares, the most shocking self- revelations. The heart never takes the place of the head: but it can, and should, obey it. Those who would most scornfully repudiate Christianity as a mere opiate of the people have a contempt for the rich, that is, for all mankind except the poor.