Loss Of Innocence Quotes

Loss Of Innocence Quotes by Carolyn Hart, Emile M. Cioran, Quentin S. Crisp, Patrick Rothfuss, Tom Hiddleston, Steve Toltz and many others.

Don't we all look back in longing, those of us who had

Don’t we all look back in longing, those of us who had happy childhoods? Because the greatest loss we ever know is not the loss of family or place or money, it is the loss of innocence. There is forever a hollow place in our hearts once we realize that darkness rings the campfire.
Carolyn Hart
To write books is to have a certain relation with original sin. For what is a book if not a loss of innocence, an act of aggression, a repetition of our Fall?
Emile M. Cioran
I’m not sure if there is a cultural loss of innocence specifically associated with the seventies. The oil crisis? The Watergate scandal? I really don’t know. There’s nothing there on the scale of Hiroshima.
Quentin S. Crisp
When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.
Patrick Rothfuss
It was quite a European war until 1917, when the Americans joined up. They don’t have the same sense of the loss of innocence and the cataclysmic loss of life. A whole generation was wiped out.
Tom Hiddleston
I think that’s the real loss of innocence: the first time you glimpse the boundaries that will limit your potential.
Steve Toltz
I can sing very comfortably from my vantage point because a lot of the music was about a loss of innocence, there’s innocence contained in you but there’s also innocence in the process of being lost.
Bruce Springsteen
All things truly wicked start from innocence.
Ernest Hemingway
a loss of sensibility follows a loss of innocence, at once a penalty and a compensation.
Dodie Smith
One person’s trauma is another’s loss of innocence.
Jodi Picoult