Innocence Quotes

Innocence can be redefined and called stupidity. Honesty can be called gullibility. Candor becomes lack of common sense. Interest in your work can be called cowardice. Generosity can be called soft-headedness, and observe : the former is disturbing

Abraham Maslow

When we take revenge against another, we lose some of our innocence.

Patrice Redd Vecchione

Every life is march from innocence,through temptation, to virtue or vice.

Lyman Abbott

The silence often of pure innocence Persuades when speaking fails.

William Shakespeare

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.

Mignon McLaughlin

The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.”

William Shakespeare

But innocence has nothing to dread.

Jean Baptiste Racine

Innocence is the weakest defense. Innocence has a single voice that can only say over and over again, "I didn't do it." Guilt has a thousand voices, all of them lies.

Leonard F. Peltier

Innocence alone dares commit certain acts of audacity. Virtue, when tutored, is as calculating as vice.

Honore de Balzac

People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.

James Baldwin

Ignorance is learned; innocence is forgotten.

JosČ BergamĖn

Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.

Graham Greene

To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to overcome our evil inclinations.

William Penn

Innocence and mystery never dwell long together.

Madame Suzanne Curchod Necker

Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.

Oscar Wilde

The essential self is innocent, and when it tastes its own innocence knows that it lives for ever.

John Updike

A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor.

Latin Proverb

Once you start asking questions,innocence is gone.

Mary Astor

Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Ignorance is not innocence but sin.

Robert Browning

We each begin in innocence.We all become guilty.

Leonard F. Peltier

I think innocence is something that adults project upon children that's not really there.

Donna Tartt

Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.

Anne Louise Germaine de StaÎl

Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.

Henry David Thoreau

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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