Innocence Quotes

The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.

Nathaniel Parker Willis

Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

Bishop Robert South

Innocence is ignorance.

Madame Delphine Gay de Girardin

The innocent seldom find an uneasy pillow.

William Cowper

The innocent is the person who explains nothing.

Albert Camus

Innocent as a dove you will harm no one,but wise as a serpent no one will harm you.


It is innocence that is full and experience that is empty. It is innocence that wins and experience that loses.

Charles Peguy

Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.

Maximilien Robespierre

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.

Honor de Balzac

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.

Henri Barbusse

A gaudy dress and gentle air May slightly touch the heart; But it's innocence and modesty that polished the dart.

Robert Burns

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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