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Innocence Quotes

Following are collection of inspirational and funny quotes about innocence and innocence sayings with images.

Innocence Quotes

“The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.” — Clint Eastwood

“Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?” — Arthur Miller

“The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.” — Stephen King

“Innocence is a kind of insanity.” — Graham Greene

“If you would live innocently, seek solitude” — Publilius Syrus

“It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.” — Anatole France

“Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.” — Anatole France

“In all our lives, there is a fall from innocence. A time after which, we are never the same.” — Gordie LaChance

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“Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only. It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.” — Adam Smith .” — Juan Goytisolo

“Innocence once lost, is lost forever.” — Susan Hill

“Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.” — Albert Camus

“Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather: that which purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary.” — John Milton

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“Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.” — Graham Greene

“The unconscious mind is decidedly simple, unaffected, straightforward and honest. It hasn’t got all of this facade, this veneer of what we call adult culture. It’s rather simple, rather childish… It is direct and free.” — Milton Erickson

“No matter what happens, keep your childhood innocence. It’s the most important thing.” — Federico Fellini

“The innocent one is he who does not explain, for whom life is both a mystery and a total light, one who does not complain… For innocence admits of neither regret nor dispute. The innocent one assumes all responsibility.” — Jean Giraudoux

“Keep the childlike vision and remain true to your ideas.” — Wolf Kahn

“How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d.” — Alexander Pope.

“That’s what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end.” — Lise Hand

“Prudishness is pretense of innocence without innocence. Women have to remain prudish as long as men are sentimental, dense, and evil enough to demand of them eternal innocence and lack of education. For innocence is the only thing which can ennoble lack of education.” — Friedrich Schlegel

“A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“Innocence, once lost, can never be regained. Darkness, once gazed upon, can never be lost.” — John Milton

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“Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.” — Robert South

“Every life is a march from innocence, through temptation, to virtue or vice.” — Lyman Abbott

“Our purity lies in our originality. Our intuition lies in our innocence.” — Harbhajan Singh Yogi

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“The word ‘innocence’ means a mind that is incapable of being hurt.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti

“When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.” — Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

“Whoever kills an innocent life it is as if he has killed all of humanity.” — Surat Al Maidah

“Why do we have this desire to tease the innocent? Is it envy?” — Graham Greene

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

“It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t.” — Mignon McLaughlin


“If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.” — Charlotte Bronte

“We’ve let the blade of our innocence dull over time, and it’s only in innocence that you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage.” — Sean Penn

“All things truly wicked start from innocence.” — Ernest Hemingway

“We may think of children as being innocent, but the experience of innocence is a way of being, a chosen state of mind and one that can be experienced at any stage of life.” — John B. Izzo

“I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That’s because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.” — Tobey Maguire

“When we take revenge against another, we lose some of our innocence.” — Patrice Redd Vecchione

“In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.” — Criss Jami

“I think that’s the real loss of innocence the first time you glimpse the boundaries that will limit your potential.” — Steve Toltz

“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

“Innocence tinctures all things with brightest hues.” — Edward Counsel

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“A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.” — Elizabeth I

“The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.” — William Butler Yeats

“There’s always a wild side to an innocent face.”

“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

“Innocence dwells in Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.” — William Blake