Sunday, October 25, 2009

Quotable Sunday ~Innocence

“That's what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end” Lise Hand

 

Innocence dwells with wisdom, but never with ignorance. ~ William Blake

 

The innocent and the beautiful Have no enemy but time. ~ William Butler Yeats

 

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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

 

It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be. ~Anatole France

 

A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten. ~ Doug Larson

 

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13 comments:

Martha in PA said...

Beautiful topic!

Happy QS!

Serendipity is Sweet said...

Great choices! I don't think I can pick a favorite. I love them all :D

Peggy said...

Great quotes, all of them.
I love love loved the first one esp,...“That's what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end”
Sweet.
Happy QS

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Excellent quotes, LT! I really like this one:

The innocent and the beautiful Have no enemy but time. ~ William Butler Yeats

Though the Howard Ikemoto one is awesome, too!

Enjoy your Sunday! :)

Shelley said...

A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten. ~ Doug Larson

Come on...I know lots of big people that feel the same way!

Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short) said...

Love this one...

The innocent and the beautiful Have no enemy but time. ~ William Butler Yeats

And a perfect picture to go with your quotes!

heather@thewifeydiaries said...

Those are all good. I love the theme but especially this one... Innocence dwells with wisdom, but never with ignorance. ~ William Blake

Teashop Girl said...

Great post. I loved the theme and the quotes you've chosen. :)

blueviolet said...

Those are really nice. The innocence of children is lost too early these days.

Possum said...

LOVE the one about the teacher and "do they forget??"
Precious!
Great quotes!

shopannies said...

great qoutes my friend

Nina said...

Those were great. I loved the drawing one. It is amazing how kids minds work.

Felicia said...

I love the one about forgetting how to draw! Lol!