Innocence is always unsuspicious.

Thomas C. Haliburton

Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

Robert Southey

Your verdict will be "Guilty" or "Not Guilty." Your job is not to find innocence.

Russell R. Leggett

Mystery and innocence are not akin.

Hosea Ballou

The trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am I bold and resolute.

William Shakespeare

But it comes off as innocence, which carries through the picture.

Bob Newhart

Ignorance is not innocence but sin.

Robert Browning

A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot.

Allan Beck

Guilt and innocence were not really at issue here. It's clear that he violated the statute.

Jon Bruning

He has maintained his innocence.

Joe Warren

I didn't do what they said I did ... I may have done enough so that I don't know if I can prove my innocence.

Dick Morris

Guilt or innocence becomes irrelevant in the criminal trials as we flounder in a morass of artificial rules poorly conceived and often impossible [to apply].

Warren E. Burger

They could not refute his innocence.

Mirjana Markovic

If my innocence will cost me my life, so be it.

Peter Fleming

To vice, innocence must always seem only a superior kind of chicanery.


Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.

Louis Kronenberger

Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them.

Louise Bogan

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.

Mignon McLaughlin

He (Cooper) does maintain his innocence and will defend himself in court if indicted.

Jerry Summers

I think that freshness and that innocence is something that is missing from a lot of female singers. I'm certainly not denying that I'm young, but I'm not fluff.

Jessica Simpson

In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.

A. E. Housman

I don't think the presumption of innocence is dead or that it will be hard to find people who will indulge the defendants in this case.

Robert Schuwerk

Nature: I give to thee for thy defence Thy formidable innocence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.

Maximilien Robespierre

Innocence could be considered a discrete state of mind.

John Shirley

He maintains his innocence, so there is nothing I can say by way of mitigation.

Bill Taylor

He's been so focused on proving his innocence, and now he'll try to put his life back together.

Scott Coffey

We weren't there to judge guilt or innocence.

Ana Verley

It seems to be increasingly clear that there really is no political risk to take these concerns about innocence seriously.

Richard Bonnie

Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.

William Blake

Once you start asking questions, innocence is gone.

Mary Astor

At the plea hearing, she entered a plea of guilty and made no indication of her innocence.

Justice Marla Luckert

Experience, which destroys innocence, also leads one back to it.

James Arthur Baldwin

I need not remind the court of the presumption of innocence.

Joel Vincent

I'm convinced that there is no wrongdoing. I believe in these ladies' innocence. I can't say that about everyone I represent.

Michael Dean

I had to prove my own innocence.

Ryan Carlson

Conrad Black asserts his innocence without qualification with respect to each and every one of the charges set forth in the indictment.

Lord Black

There's an innocence that has kind of gone away. Umm . . . the novelty factor hasn't been there for a while.

Charlie Sheen

The database is very important on solving old crimes and new crimes. It's also important for protecting innocence.

Mark Godsey

We are really anxious to address those charges and prove his innocence.

Terry Karst

He has always completely opened up his books to the government. He unequivocally maintains his innocence.

Don Samuel

There is no aphrodisiac like innocence.

Jean Baudrillard

Now my innocence begins to weigh me down.

Francois Rabelais

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

Nathaniel Parker Willis

This is not about guilt or innocence. The point is, it's time to turn a page.

Charlie Luken

Kids have this amazing ability to counter-attack what adults create around them. For me and my friends, the war was trying to rob our innocence, so we created these games. I realize now we were using our innocence to rob the war.

Oscar Torres

I'm not going to make any judgment, guilt or innocence right now. I'm just glad I know doping control's going on.

Rachel Steer

But when she had information that according to her would help demonstrate the president's innocence ... she selfishly refused to provide it to the grand jury or anyone.

Julie Myers

I cannot speak on her behalf, after all President Saddam is her father, but her morale is good because she is confident of his innocence.

Issam Ghazzawi

Innocence more often than not is a piece of good fortune rather than a virtue.

Anatole France

He's asserted his innocence in this matter from the very beginning.

Thomas Garland

We learned that no place is safe, ... Gainesville had not had that kind of dreadful experience before, and I think that's why it hit so hard. It was an end of an innocence for the community.

Linda Gray

In the strongest possible terms, George maintains his innocence. He's going to fight them all the way.

Lou Freeman

The United States government can indict you on something, and now you've got to prove your innocence. And that's not the Constitution of the United States.

Leonard Peltier

I will do everything in my power to make sure he gets a fair trial and that the presumption of innocence is alive again in that courtroom.

Robert Gottlieb

He maintains his innocence. My heart goes out to the victim, but he has no history whatsoever of abuse against women.

Kevin O'donnell

This is an end to an era, but what has not ended is the court case, and that will have its consequences. We'll never get the answer from The Hague of his guilt or innocence.

Dragan Cavic

There needs to be a presumption of innocence.

Andy Boyd

When I first met Stanley, I said, 'If you did this, you should confess to it, because it'll help. But he said, 'If my innocence will cost me my life, so be it.

Peter Fleming

This is what he's been saying all along. He's been in prison for 18 years. He's been professing his innocence for 18 years.

Scott Coffey

Mr Black asserts his innocence without qualification... (and) has, at all times, acted in good faith.

Edward Greenspan