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Quotes tagged with Innocence
I have had the same dream twice, he said. I dreamed that I was in a field with my sheep, when a child appeared and began to play with the animals. I don't like people to do that, because the sheep are afraid of strangers. But children always seem to be able to play with them without frightening them. I don't know why. I don't know how animals know the age of human beings.
, 3 years ago. 21290 hit(s).
I am concinved that most people do not grow up. We find parking places and honor our credit cards. We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are still innocent and shy as magnolias.
, 4 years ago. 1602 hit(s).
Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.
, 4 years ago. 1014 hit(s).
The peculiar essence of the child is that he is altogether in the moment. . . . The past disappears for him, and of the future he knows nothing — each moment exists only for itself, and this accounts for the blessedness of a soul content in innocence.
, 6 years ago. 3682 hit(s).