Quotes About Innocence

These inspirational quotes about innocence express a cross section that somewhat differ from each other. But, no matter the definition, there is a constant that runs through all quotes. Innocence is also a matter of interpretation from person to person.

A library is a place where you can lose your innocence without losing your virginity.
Germaine Greer

The most sophisticated people I know - inside they are all children.
Jim Henson

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
Albert Camus

And that's what innocence is. It's simple and trusting like a child, not judgmental and committed to one narrow point of view. If you are locked into a pattern of thinking and responding, your creativity gets blocked. You miss the freshness and magic of the moment. Learn to be innocent again, and that freshness never fades.
Michael Jackson

All things truly wicked start from an innocence.
Ernest Hemingway

We become innocent when we are unfortunate.
Jean de la Fontaine

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picaasso

The few wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.
Charles de Lint

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?
Howard Ikemoto

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