Innocence And Experience Quotes

Innocence And Experience Quotes by William Blake, Brooke Shields, John Scott, Catharine Beecher, Adrian Mitchell, Mamie Gummer and many others.

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.
William Blake
Louis Malle was the best filmmaker I’ve ever worked with. He was such an artist. He was dealing with the theme of innocence and experience.
Brooke Shields
Then cherish pity, lest you drive an angel from your door.
William Blake
For Mercy has a human heart Pity, a human face: And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.
William Blake
The Architect is just one of a series of works which examine the confrontation of innocence and experience, illustrating the complex ethics of power that exist between reader and writer, critic and artist, the human and the divine.
John Scott
The Sick Rose O Rose, thou art sick. The invisible worm That flies in the night In the howling storm Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy, And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy.
William Blake
… pure and intelligent women can be deceived and misled by the baser sort, their very innocence and experience making them credulous and the helpless tools of the guilty and bold.
Catharine Beecher
When the stars threw down their spears, and watered heaven with their tears, did he smile his work to see? Did he who made the Lamb make thee?
William Blake
The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
William Blake
There have always been poets who performed. Blake sang his Songs of Innocence and Experience to parties of friends.
Adrian Mitchell
In every cry of every man,
In every infant’s cry of fear,
In every voice, in every ban,
The mind-forg’d manacles I hear.
William Blake
I think a lot of people also have kids to reclaim thСѓ innocence and experience it over again. I think it’s about staying curious and not losing the sense of wonder.
Mamie Gummer