Quotations About / On: INNOCENCE

Quotations About / On: INNOCENCE
Henry David Thoreau
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
Susan Sontag
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
Oscar Wilde
Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.
Duc De La Rochefoucauld, François
Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.
Flannery O'Connor
The Southerner is usually tolerant of those weaknesses that proceed from innocence.
José Bergamín
Ignorance is learned; innocence is forgotten.
Ouida [Marie Louise De La Ramée]
To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.
Friedrich Nietzsche
There is an innocence in lying which is the sign of good faith in a cause.
Mason Cooley
Innocence is thought charming because it offers delightful possibilities for exploitation.
Pierre Corneille
I don't know how to defend myself: surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion.
Ernest Hemingway
All things truly wicked start from an innocence.
Franz Grillparzer
The graceful flowers of innocence are more valuable than the laurel crown of fame.
Jean Racine
Finally my innocence begins to weigh me down.
Mason Cooley
Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
Mason Cooley
Innocence: "I am only stepping on your face because it lies in my path."
Mignon McLaughlin
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
p a noushad
Wings of innocence place us near God.
Ramakrushna Sahu
Divinity is nearer to simplicity and innocence and farther to complexity and cleverness
Henry David Thoreau
So near along life's stream are the fountains of innocence and youth making fertile its sandy margin; and the voyageur will do well to replenish his vessels often at these uncontaminated sources.
Henry David Thoreau
Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.

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