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Engrave this Quote 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.
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-James Baldwin
Engrave this Quote There is no aphrodisiac like innocence.
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-Jean Baudrillard
Engrave this Quote Every harlot was a virgin once.
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-William Blake
Engrave this Quote Only the old are innocent. That is what the Victorians understood, and the Christians. Original sin is a property of the young. The old grow beyond corruption very quickly.
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-Malcolm Bradbury
Engrave this Quote So justice while she winks at crimes,
Stumbles on innocence sometimes.

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-Samuel Butler (poet)
Hudibras (canto II, pt. II, l. 1177)
Engrave this Quote The innocent is the person who explains nothing.
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-Albert Camus
Engrave this Quote The greenhorn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is he that gets the most out of life.
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-G. K. Chesterton
Engrave this Quote One threatens the innocent who spares the guilty.
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-Sir Edward Coke
Engrave this Quote Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
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-Anatole France
Engrave this Quote It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.
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-Anatole France
Engrave this Quote Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.
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-Graham Greene
Engrave this Quote All things truly wicked start from an innocence.
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-Ernest Hemingway
Engrave this Quote He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.
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-Horace
Engrave this Quote She looked as though butter wouldn't melt in her mouth --or anywhere else.
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-Else Lanchester
Engrave this Quote It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
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-Mignon McLaughlin
Engrave this Quote To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.
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-Ouida
Engrave this Quote Now my innocence begins to weigh me down.
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-Jean Racine
Engrave this Quote Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
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-Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Friedrich Von Schlegel
Engrave this Quote Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
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-Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Engrave this Quote Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.
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-Bishop Robert South
Engrave this Quote If you would live innocently, seek solitude.
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-Publilius Syrus
Engrave this Quote We can catch buses and count our change and cross the roads and talk real sentences. But our innocence goes awfully deep, and our discreditable secret is that we don't know anything at all, and our horrid inner secret is that we don't care that we don't.
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-Dylan Thomas
Letter, 1936; published in The Collected Letters of Dylan Thomas, 1985.
Engrave this Quote Certainly Adam in Paradise had not more sweet and curious apprehensions of the world, than I when I was a child.
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-Thomas Traherne
Engrave this Quote The temperate person's pleasures are durable because they are regular; and all their life is calm and serene, because it is innocent.
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-Source Unknown

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