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"Innocence always follows her own light." ~ Latin Proverb

Innocence, Kim Anderson

Innocence is indeed a glorious thing; but, unfortunately, it does not keep very well and is easily led astray. ~ Immanuel Kant

Innocence and mystery never dwell long together. ~ Susanne Curchod Necker

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

Innocence dwells with wisdom, but never with ignorance. ~ William Blake

We are told, that the black bear is innocent; but I should not like to trust myself with him. ~ Samuel Johnson

You're innocent when you dream. ~ Tom Waits

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Idealism is like innocence. The more you live, the more you lose. However, you can do a lot more with idealism than you can innocence. Innocence is a state of mind; idealism is a state of being. ~ Mike Perry

All things truly wicked start from innocence. ~ Ernest Hemingway

The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails. ~ William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale