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Quotes about innocence

There is no aphrodisiac like innocence.

Every harlot was a virgin once.

Only the old are innocent. That is what the Victorians understood, and the ...

The innocent is the person who explains nothing.

The greenhorn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is he that gets the most out ...

One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty.

Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.

Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ...

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

All things truly wicked start from an innocence.

He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of ...

Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in ...

She looked as though butter wouldn't melt in her mouth --or anywhere else.

To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.

Now my innocence begins to weigh me down.

Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

The essential self is innocent, and when it tastes its own innocence knows that it ...

Nothing looks so like innocence as an indiscretion.

I am to be broken. I am to be derided all my life. I am to be cast up and down among ...

I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.

Quotes by Jean De La Fontaine

To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous ...

Luck's always to blame.

In short, luck's always to blame.

Patience and the passage of time do more than strength and fury.

By the work one knows the workmen.

Nothing weighs on us so heavily as a secret.

He knows the universe and does not know himself.

Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.

Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish

Rather suffer than die is man's motto.

Every journalist owes tribute to the evil one.

One often has need of one, inferior to himself.

One returns to the place one came from.

Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what ...

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame can cure them.

Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.

Quotes added by luckystarindia

Action is the product of the qualities inherent in nature.

Valor, glory, firmness, skill, generosity, steadiness in battle and ability to rule -- these ...

The body is mortal, but the person dwelling in the body is immortal and immeasurable.

There has never been a time when you and I have not existed, nor will there be a time when we will ...

Even as a tortoise draws in its limbs, the wise can draw in their senses at will.

But they for whom I am the supreme goal, who do all work renouncing self for me and meditate on me ...

It is better to do thine own duty, however lacking in merit, than to do that of another, even though ...

When the senses contact sense objects, a person experiences cold or heat, pleasure or pain. These ...

Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the ...

Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart -- a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water -- I accept ...

For one who has been honored, dishonor is worse than death.

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better ...

He is not elevated by good fortune or depressed by bad. His mind is established in God, and he is ...

Little by little, through patience and repeated effort, the mind will become stilled in the Self.

Living creatures are nourished by food, and food is nourished by rain; rain itself is the water of ...

O Krishna, the stillness of divine union which you describe is beyond my comprehension. How can the ...

The worst-tempered people I've ever met were the people who knew they were wrong.

Action should culminate in wisdom.

The live in wisdom who see themselves in all and all in them, who have renounced every selfish ...

What is work and what is not work are questions that perplex the wisest of men.