Innocence is ignorance.
It is innocence that is full and experience that is empty. It is innocence that wins and experience that loses.
Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.
We each begin in innocence.
We all become guilty.
Innocence about Science is the worst crime today.
There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.
The major flaw in the American justice system is that appeals focus only on procedural errors, and one's guilt or innocence is never again an issue after the original trial, even if that trial reached the wrong result.
White and shining virgin of all human virtues, ark of the covenant between earth and heaven, tender and strong companion partaking of the lion and of the lamb, Prayer! Prayer will give you the key of heaven! Bold and pure as innocence, strong, like all that is single and simple, this glorious, invincible Queen rests, nevertheless, on the material world; she takes possession of it; like the sun, she clasps it in a circle of light.
Animals are innocence incarnate. This horse is like an enormous child, and if one wanted to point out life's innocence face to face, one would have to typify, not a little child, but a horse.