Quotation Explorer - 'Naive'

The child's naive dream of life is the only one worth having. - Marty Rubin
...ever plagued by the naive hope that this timemy intuition might be mistaken... - Anna Jae
Each day I wake up with a naive perspective of life and universe, and walk towards understanding a little more about the true nature of human perception with all its vivacious nuances and behavioral expressions. - Abhijit Naskar
It is naive to think that self-assertiveness is easy. To live self-assertively--which means to live authentically--is an act of high courage. That is why so many people spend the better part of their lives in hiding--from others and also from themselves. - Nathaniel Branden
Every true genius is bound to be naive. - Friedrich Schiller
It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past. . .
Evil people rely on the acquiescence of naive good people to allow them to continue with their evil. - Stuart Aken
Be naive and curious. That's all you need to become a scientist. - Abhijit Naskar
The stupid neither forgive or forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. - Thomas Szasz
The trouble with conservatives today is that most of their thinking is so naive. As for the liberals, their thinking is more sophisticated; but their function ought to be to provide new ideas, and they don't come up with any. - John F. Kennedy
I'm not naive or innocent, and neither are you, folks! We all know, to win in politics, you can't just be on the right team, fighting for the right thing and wanting to do a little bit of good for your fellow citizens. You've also got to be able to afford to compete. - Radwan Chowdhury
He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which. - Douglas Adams
We started college having 18 years old young, naive spirit and we left as grown ups, men and women with life long friendships,life partners, it made us who we are whether we like it or not. - Anonymous Young Girl
Commercial comedy's often set up to feature an ironist makingdevastating sport of someone who's naive or sentimental or pretentious orpompous. - David Foster Wallace
I’ve learnt to gather simplicity from grasshoppers. I like their naive indecisive minds never knowing exactly when to stop chirping, and I envy their ability to be able to mingle with the green… - Munia Khan
Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately. - Saul Bellow
Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong. - Richard Feynman
Dare to be naive. - R. Buckminster Fuller
The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget. - Thomas Szasz
Being positive in a negative situation is not naive. It's leadership. - Ralph Watson
I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing. - Johnny Carson
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