A story of innocence in a world of ignorance.
Duluth! The word fell upon my ear with a peculiar and indescribable charm, like the gentle murmur of a low fountain stealing forth in the midst of roses, or the soft sweet accent of an angel’s whisper in the bright, joyous dream of sleeping innocence. ’T was the name for which my soul had panted for years, as the hart panteth for the water-brooks.j(ames) proctor knott
The pose of innocence is as mandatory as the ability to eat banquet food and endure the scourging of the press.lewis h. lapham
For I had expected always Some brightness to hold in trust , Some final innocence To save from duststephen spender
Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.Albert Camus
Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.
innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue.
They represented tomeanabsolute idea of thefirst state of innocence, before man knew how to sin.
The secret motive of the absent-minded is to be innocent while guilty. Absent-mindedness is spurious innocence.Saul Bellow
Nor turned I ween Adam from his fair spouse, nor Eve the rites Mysterious of connubial love refused: Whatever hypocrites austerely talk Of purity and place and innocence, Defaming as impure what God declares Pure, and commands to some, leaves free to all.john milton
When the parish priest rebuked him for his celibacy, saying it would lead him into debaucheryand sin, hesaid that a man who had to be muzzled bya wife as a protection against debauchery was not worthy of the joy of innocence. After that people began to treat him with priestly respect.Liam O'Flaherty
A villain who shares one's guilt is inevitably more attractive than a hero convinced of one's innocence.Kenneth Tynan
"The internet has no government, no constitution, no laws, no rights, no police, no courts. Don't talk about fairness or innocence, and don't talk about what should be done. Instead, talk about what is being done and what will be done by the amorphous unreachable undefinable blob called the internet user base." (2004)paul vixie
The presumption of innocence only means you don't go right to jail.ann coulter
When happily ever after fails And weve been poisoned by these fairy tales The lawyers dwell on small details Since daddy had to fly But I know a place where we can go Thats still untouched by man Well sit and watch the clouds roll by And the tall grass wave in the wind. You can lay your head back on the ground And let your hair fall all around me. Offer up your best defense But this is the end This is the end of the innocence.don henley
Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?Arthur Miller
If you suspend the Geneva Conventions, give the green light to anything that will get intelligence, round up thousands all over the globe with reckless disregard for guilt or innocence, you are effectively and knowingly issuing orders to seize innocent people and torture them. Any president who decides to do that and then says it was not his intention to do that is a fraud or a fool.Andrew Sullivan
The essential self is innocent, and when it tastes its own innocence knows that it lives for ever.john updike
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight...
The world mistakes Palestinian military weakness for moral innocence .
So justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes.
'Remember, my child: Without innocence the cross is only iron, hope is only an illusion & Ocean Soul's nothing but a name...'
innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
innocence in genius , and candor in power , are both noble qualities .