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    When my daughter was about seven years old, she asked me one day what I did at work. I told her I worked at the college - that my job was to teach people how to draw. She stared at me, incredulous, and said, "You mean they forget?"

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What narrow innocence it is for one to be good only according to
the law.
[Lat., Quam angusta read more

What narrow innocence it is for one to be good only according to
the law.
[Lat., Quam angusta innocentia est, ad legem bonum esse.]

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Hence, bashful cunning,
And prompt me, plain and holy innocence!

Hence, bashful cunning,
And prompt me, plain and holy innocence!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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O God, keep me innocent; make others great!
[Fr., O mon Dieu, conserve-moi innocente, donne la grandeur aux
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O God, keep me innocent; make others great!
[Fr., O mon Dieu, conserve-moi innocente, donne la grandeur aux
autres.]

by Caroline Matilda Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

by Bishop Robert South Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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E'en drunken Andrew felt the blow
That innocence can give,
When its resistless accents flow
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E'en drunken Andrew felt the blow
That innocence can give,
When its resistless accents flow
To bid affection live.

by Robert Bloomfield Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.

It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be.

by Anatole France Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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Know you what it is to be a child? It is to be something very different from the man of read more

Know you what it is to be a child? It is to be something very different from the man of to-day. It is to have a spirit yet streaming from the waters of baptism; it is to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief; it is to be so little that the elves can reach to whisper in your ear; it is to turn pumpkins into coaches, and mice into horses, lowness into loftiness, and nothing into everything, for each child has its fairy godmother in its own soul.

by Francis Thompson Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.

The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor.

A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor.

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