“Most of us, I suppose, have a secret country but for most of us it is only an imaginary country. Edmund and Lucy were luckier than other people in that respect. Their secret country was r e a l.” 

She did not shut it properly because she knew that it is very silly to shut oneself into a wardrobe, even if it is not a magic one.

King Peter the Magnificent, High King of Narnia, Emperor of the Lone Islands, Lord of Cair Paravel, Head of the Most Noble Order of the Lion.”

sabinamagic:

“I hope no one who reads this book has been quite as miserable as Susan and Lucy were that night; but if you have been - if you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you - you will know that there comes in the end a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing is ever going to happen again.” C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe