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When my daughter was about seven years old, she asked me one day what I did at work. I told read more

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?"

by Howard Ikemoto Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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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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What can innocence hope for,
When such as sit her judges are corrupted!

What can innocence hope for,
When such as sit her judges are corrupted!

by Philip Massinger 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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A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for read more

A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men

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But innocence has nothing to dread.
[Fr., Mais l'innocence enfin n'a rien a redouter.]

But innocence has nothing to dread.
[Fr., Mais l'innocence enfin n'a rien a redouter.]

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We were as twinned lambs that did frisk i' th' sun,
And bleat the one at th' other. What read more

We were as twinned lambs that did frisk i' th' sun,
And bleat the one at th' other. What we changed
Was innocence for innocence; we knew not
The doctrine of ill-doing, nor dreamed
That any did.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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"In innocence there is no strength against evil," said
Sparrowhawk, a little wryly. "But there is strength in it read more

"In innocence there is no strength against evil," said
Sparrowhawk, a little wryly. "But there is strength in it for
good."

by Ursula K. Le Guin Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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But thus: if powers divine
Behold our human actions, as they do,
I doubt not then but read more

But thus: if powers divine
Behold our human actions, as they do,
I doubt not then but innocence shall make
False accusation blush and tyranny
Tremble at patience.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Innocence Quotes,
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