A Quote by Krista Delle Femine on children, innocence, and parent

Children lose their innocence the very moment they are forced to make excuses for their parent's bad behavior.

Krista Delle Femine

Contributed by: kristadellefemine

A Quote by Adyashanti on enlightenment, innocence, humility, awakening, ordinary, spirituality, and spiritual

Do not think that enlightenment is going to make you special, it's not. If you feel special in any way, then enlightenment has not occurred. I meet a lot of people who think they are enlightened and awake simply because they have had a very moving spiritual experience. They wear their enlightenment on their sleeve like a badge of honor. They sit among friends and talk about how awake they are while sipping coffee at a cafe. The funny thing about enlightenment is that when it is authentic, there is no one to claim it. Enlightenment is very ordinary; it is nothing special. Rather than making you more special, it is going to make you less special. It plants you right in the center of a wonderful humility and innocence. Everyone else may or may not call you enlightened, but when you are enlightened the whole notion of enlightenment and someone who is enlightened is a big joke. I use the word enlightenment all the time; not to point you toward it but to point you beyond it. Do not get stuck in enlightenment.


Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by anony-ne on innocence and knowledge

There is little to know to do good.


Contributed by: anony-ne

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on happiness, innocence, youth, and byron

Oh, Mirth and Innocence! Oh, Milk and Water! Ye happy mixture of more happy days!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Beppo (st. 80)

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A Quote by Jesus Christ on innocence, innocent, and peace

I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.

Jesus Christ

Source: Matthew 10:16, New International Version

Contributed by: Charles

A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on wicked and innocence

All things truly wicked start from an innocence.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

Contributed by: Lexie

A Quote by Ernest Hemingway on wicked and innocence

All things truly wicked start from an innocence.

Ernest Hemingway (1898 - 1961)

Contributed by: Lexie

A Quote by Sol Luckman on youth, emptiness, innocence, and nostalgia

Later, it would occur to me it's the emptiness we mistakenly call Innocence.

Sol Luckman

Source: Beginner's Luke: Book I of the Beginner's Luke Series, Pages: 94

Contributed by: Leigh

A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on children, peace, love, and innocence

If we are to reach real peace in this world and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with children; and if they will grow up in their natural innocence, we won't have to struggle; we won't have to pass fruitless idle resolutions, but we shall go from love to love and peace to peace, until at last all the corners of the world are covered with that peace and love for which consciously or unconsciously the whole world is hungering.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

Source: Daily Meditations

Contributed by: sally-anne

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