55 Naive Quotes And Sayings

Naive people are trusting, optimistic, and natural. These are the people who tend to be able to see the good in people and situations, perhaps because they haven't been exposed to the other side of life. These are the people who tend to be very optimistic about other people's feelings, intentions, and actions. They value their friends' opinions more than their own.

Naive people tend to generalize people as–-good, bad, kind, or evil based on their actions. However, even the smartest person in the world is not the wisest or the most spiritual, in all matters. We are all flawed. Maybe, you didn’t know a few of these things about Einstein, but it puts the notion of perfection to rest. Perfection doesn’t exist in anyone. Nor, does a person’s mistakes make them less valuable to the world. 1. He divorced the mother of his children, which caused Mileva, his wife, to have a break down and be hospitalized.2. He was a ladies man and was known to have had several affairs; infidelity was listed as a reason for his divorce.3. He married his cousin.4. He had an estranged relationship with his son.5. He had his first child out of wedlock.6. He urged the FDR to build the Atom bomb, which killed thousands of people.7. He was Jewish, yet he made many arguments for the possibility of God. Yet, hypocritically he did not believe in the Jewish God or Christianity. He stated, “I believe in Spinoza’s God who reveals himself in the harmony of all that exists, not in a God who concerns himself with the fate and the doings of mankind. . Shannon L. Alder
Hope is for people who can't see the Truth.
Hope is for people who can't see the Truth. Jeff Lindsay
Sometimes playing stupid opens your eyes to the truth.
Sometimes playing stupid opens your eyes to the truth. Anthony Liccione
Trustful people are the pure at heart, as they are...
Trustful people are the pure at heart, as they are moved by the zeal of their own trustworthiness. Criss Jami
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.
Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance. Oscar Wilde
Most often, what I don’t know will have a vastly...
Most often, what I don’t know will have a vastly greater bearing on my life that what I do know. Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is naive to think that success will drop into...
It is naive to think that success will drop into our lives like manna from heaven Sunday Adelaja
Ignorance paired with arrogance (naïveté) is logical, but arrogance paired...
Ignorance paired with arrogance (naïveté) is logical, but arrogance paired with awareness (ego) is toxic. Richie Norton
There is nothing like young love. It comes at a time before the heart knows to protect itself, when everything important is raw and exposed–the perfect environment for a soul-sucking, heart-crushing burst. Alessandra Torre
Be naive and curious. That's all you need to become...
Be naive and curious. That's all you need to become a scientist. Abhijit Naskar
Every word that comes after
Every word that comes after "And the Lord told me... “is a pious lie Bangambiki Habyarimana
Ignorance might be bliss, but it also has teeth.
Ignorance might be bliss, but it also has teeth. Craig D. Lounsbrough
I am amazed that without any hesitation whatsoever I can completely believe myself to be on a grand journey of massive vistas and bold ascents, only to find that they are nothing more than a figment of a frightened imagination that needed a journey but could not admit to the fear of actually taking one. Craig D. Lounsbrough
Young girls are like helpless children in the hands of amorous men, whatever is said to them is true and whatever manipulation on their bodies seems like love to them, sooner or later, they come back to their senses, but the scars are not dead inasmuch as her spoiler lives. Michael Bassey Johnson
There is this common notion that people are shallow and ignorant until they go out and see the world. I, on the other hand, went out and in comparison realized I was in pretty good standing. Criss Jami
Keep your innocence and ignorance aside, and expose yourself to dangerous situations, and understand the deeper secrets of life. Michael Bassey Johnson
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
The heart fools the mind, where eyes went deaf to words, that fell on blinded ears to easy to fall in love. Anthony Liccione
They do not learn, fixed in their ways as they are. You are naïve tothink otherwise. It’s an illness, Assassin, for which there is but one cure.’‘ You’re wrong. And that’s why you must be put to rest.’‘ Am I not unlike those precious books you seek to save? A source of knowledgewith which you disagree? Yet you’re rather quick to steal my life.’‘ A small sacrifice to save many. It is necessary. Oliver Bowden
I think you're wrong."" Well I think you're naive, " Hayley snapped." Maybe, " Marley conceded, starting to walk away. "But I'd rather be that than a bully like you. Kate Lattey
Either they're still naive, or stupid. Toba Beta
If as an adult I have scolded and then silenced the child within me, I contend that I am neither an adult nor a child. Rather, I am just plain ignorant. Craig D. Lounsbrough
These days, it's better to look poor and be safe, than look rich and be a victim. Anthony Liccione
The new dumb, is now wisdom. Anthony Liccione
If we weren’t already doing it this way, is this the way we would start? Paul Depodesta
However, at fourteen years old, she didn’t understand that all those terrible troubles the heroines in her books went through in real life Kristen Ashley
The accumulation of grief over one lifetime is more then one heart can bear." Robert explained." Only the heartless could withstand more. Or the very young, those too naive to truly understand loss. James Rollins
You are so sweet. This is unbelievable. Some schmo talks to you every two weeks, buys you a meal, during which he talks about himself, dry-humps you, touches your hand once and you think he smells like roses. Maybe he is a white knight on a steed, who will carry you off into the future, so you can live happily ever after and, finally, maybe get it on. H. Raven Rose
The business of lying is transacted in the abode of the gullible. Michael Bassey Johnson
But this girl– She reminded me of what it was like to believe in something. Her hope was naïve, but it was real, and I hadn’t felt something real in years. Nothing positive anyways. (Eric) Shannon A. Thompson
How is it that some celebrities, whom the average person would believe to have all the popularity a human being could want, still admit to feeling lonely? It is quite naive to assume that popularity is the remedy for loneliness. Loneliness does not necessarily equal physical solitude, it is the inability to be oneself and rightfully represented as oneself. Criss Jami
Where neither go wrong, the naive only see the world as a victim of bad doctrine; the cynic only sees good doctrine as a victim of the world. Criss Jami
Evil people rely on the acquiescence of naive good people to allow them to continue with their evil. Stuart Aken
For every group, malevolence is always somewhere else. Maybe we understand at this point in history that it can occur at night in darkened rooms where small children sleep. However, surely not in academia. Surely lying and deception do not occur among people who go to conferences, who write books, who testify in court, and who have PhDs.At one point I complained to a Florida judge that I was astonished to an expert witness lying on the stand [about child sexual abuse research]. I thought one had to tell the truth in court. I thought if someone didn't, she didn't get her milk and cookies. I thought God came down and plucked someone right out of the witness stand if he lied in court. I thought a lying expert witness would step out of court and get hit by a bus. A wiser woman than I, the judge's answer was, “Silly you." Confessions of a Whistle-Blower: Lessons Learned Author: Anna C. Salter. Ethics & Behavior, Volume 8, Issue 2 June 1998 . Anna C. Salter
We somehow have led ourselves to believe that our questions are big enough to encircle life, and that life is small enough to be contained by the answers. The real question might be, are we ignorant or just plain stupid? Craig D. Lounsbrough
I guess I just grew up thinking that when we become adults, we get to do what we love. For work, for fun, forever. I don't know where I got that from. Seems silly now. Crystal Woods
Your hypocrisy insults my intelligence. Toba Beta
Mrs Guinea answered my letter and invited me to lunch at her home. That was where I saw my first finger-bowl. The water had a few cherry blossoms floating in it, and I thought it must be some clear sort of Japanese after-dinner soup and ate every bit of it, including the crisp little blossoms. Mrs Guinea never said anything, and it was only much later, when I told a debutant I knew at college about dinner, that I learned what I had done. . Sylvia Plath
It's so frustrating that everybody rags on eighties music, when there's a lot of terrific stuff out there, " he said. "There's no irony to it. It's not afraid to just be happy or enthusiastic or earnest. Or to have melody. Sure, you can blame it for being naive, but isn't that refreshing next to the whiny navel-gazing that came after it? Amanda DeWees
Tacitus laughed at the Germanic tribes who tried to stop a torrent with their shields, but it is no less naive to believe in planetary migration or to believe in the establishment by purely human means of a society fully satisfied and perfectly inoffensive and continuing to progress indefinitely. All this proves that man , though he has inevitably become less naive in some things, has nonetheless learned nothing as far as essentials are concerned; the only thing that man is capable of when left to himself is to "commit the oldest sins the newest kind of ways, " as Shakespeare would say. And the world being what it is, one is doubtless not guilty of a truism in adding that it is better to go to Heaven naively than to go intelligently to hell. Frithjof Schuon
As much as we don’t want to except it, there is a time limit to the best life God tries to offer you. When you disrespect it, push it away, play games with it, deny it, ignore it, are casually indecisive about it or hold it like a last resort, God gives it away to someone else that will cherish it more. Shannon L. Alder
I pray that I am never so foolishly naive or roguishly pompous to think that I can be the captain of my own ship, for if God is not at the helm my ship will soon be at the bottom. Craig D. Lounsbrough
I think the main function of contemporary irony is to protect thespeaker from being interpreted as naive or sentimental. David Foster Wallace
Normative mind tends to be naive. Toba Beta
Much, much later. when I am back home and being treated for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). I will be enabled to see what was going on in my mind immediately after 11 August.I am still capable of operating mechanically as a soldier in these following days. But operating mechanically as a soldier is now all I am capable of. Martin says he is worried about me. He says I have the thousand-yard stare'. Of course, I cannot see this stare. But by now we both have more than an idea what it means. So, among all the soldiers here, this is nothing to be ashamed of. But as it really does just go with the territory we find ourselves in. it is just as equally not a badge of h . Jake Wood
Everybody really wanna be the best. I just wanna be a bit better than them. Toba Beta
Politics preys on people's naivety Bangambiki Habyarimana
To die old with a young mind is such a tragedy. Naiveness was never a blessing. Shannon L. Alder
...the single ingredient in American literature that distinguishes it from other literatures of the world is a kind of giddy, illogical hopefulness. It is quite technically sophisticated while remaining ideologically naïve. John Irving
I'm happy to sacrifice a big pay cheque for my happiness, if that's not too corny a thing to say. It's probably more naive than mature to say that, maybe, but that's how I feel. Jack Gleeson
I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing. Johnny Carson
Politics is not a game for naive thinkers. You may go in as an idealist, but you certainly won't come out as one. Honeysuckle Weeks
All I ask is that you not be naive about how the government works when it decides to go after its prey. Michael Moore