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 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

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

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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