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These are some of the best 'Innocence' quotations and sayings.

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Against the head which innocence secures, insidious malice aims her darts in vain; turned backward by the powerful breath of heaven.

As innocent as a new-laid egg.

Had laws not been, we never had been blam'd; For not to know we sinn'd is innocence.

He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.

Innocence and ignorance are sisters. But there are noble and vulgar sisters. Vulgar innocence and ignorance are mortal, they have pretty faces, but wholly without expression, and of a transient beauty; the noble sisters are immortal, their lofty forms are unchangeable, and their countenances are still radiant with the light of paradise. They dwell in heaven, and visit only the noblest and most severely tried of mankind.

Innocence and mystery never dwell long together.

Innocence does not find near so much protection as guilt.

Innocence is but a poor substitute for experience.

Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

It is better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer.

O, innocence, the sacred amulet against all the poisons of infirmity, and all misfortunes, injury, and death.

The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.

The innocent is the person who explains nothing.

The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.

The silence, often, of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.

The truly innocent are those who not only are guiltless themselves, but who think others are.

There is no courage but in innocence; no constancy but in an honest cause.

There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the law, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.

They that know no evil will suspect none.

They that know no evil will suspect none.


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