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Naive Person Quotes


"I recognize myself to be an intensely naive person. Most novelists are, despite frequent pretensions to deep socio-political insight." - Zadie Smith

"Dare to be naive." - Buckminster Fuller

"I'm incredibly naive." - Christina Ricci

"So long as you're not a snap, you're safe. (Nykyrian) Snap...Syn used that term. (Kiara) Single. Naive. Amateur. Person. (Nykyrian)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"So long as you're not a snap, you're safe. (Nykyrian) Snap...Syn used that term. (Kiara) Single. Naive. Amateur. Person. (Nykyrian)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"You may say, 'That's naive of you,' and maybe it is, but in my mind, I'm celebrating every kind of woman. That's what a creative person does." - Guido Palau

"The cynic thinks that he is being practical and that the hopeful person is not. It is actually the other way around. Cynicism is paralyzing, while the naive person tries what the cynic says is impossible and sometimes succeeds." - Charles Eisenstein

"Don't confuse acceptance with being a naive or weak person. Acceptance does not mean condoning negative behavior, staying in a bad situation, or not working to improve our life and the world." - Lee L Jampolsky

"'Twilight' was about a naive person who knew nothing of a certain world, basically discovering that this world existed and totally being indoctrinated into it and falling in love with a vampire, which is interesting." - Mark Waters

"A naive dream is extremely powerful." - Yossi Ghinsberg

"Pathetic, naive, like small noisy tantrums." - Stephen Fry

"Cynicism is full of naive disappointments." - Mason Cooley

"I'm not big on women looking naive." - Alexander Mcqueen

"Too often people view idealists as naive." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"Rationalism belongs to the cool observer. But because of the stupidity of the average person, they follow not reason, but faith. This naive faith, requires necessary illusions and emotionally potent oversimplifications, which are provided by the myth maker to keep the ordinary person on course." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"When you start to meet with ordinary people you understand that a Russian person, really any person from Russia, a Tatar, a Mordvin, a Chechen, a Dagestani, they are very open people, even a little naive. But there's one defining trait that probably all peoples have, although it comes out especially strongly in us. That's a drive toward fairness. It's one of the dominating, I think, traits in the mentality of a person from Russia, a Russian person." - Vladimir Putin

"Naive you are if you believe life favours those who aren't naive." - Piet Hein

"Naive you are if you believe life favours those who aren't naive." - Piet Pieterszoon Hein

"Person-to-person, most people are honest." - Andy Rooney

"A religious person is a desireless person." - Rajneesh

"A finished person is a boring person." - Anna Quindlen

"When you fall in love for the first time, you're naive to every feeling that you're feeling, and you're almost obsessed with or addicted to that person. Your life is consumed by them, and everything you want to do revolves around them. I think it's great." - Alex Pettyfer

"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

"I'm an afternoon person." - Rita Hayworth

"I'm an optimistic person." - Clayton Christensen

"I'm a MySpace person." - Teyana

"I'm an emotional person." - J K Rowling

"I'm a good person." - Joan Jett

"I'm a grounded person." - Brooke Burke

"I'm a private person." - Ray Lamontagne

"I'm an iPod person." - Karl Lagerfeld

"There is one great truth in western politics that I have been able to see, and that is this: The more left wing your political ideals are, the more naive a person you are likely to be. The more right wing your political ideals are, the more evil a person you are likely to be. Choosing a political standpoint is largely a matter of deciding which failure as a human you are more comfortable with." - Derek R. Audette

"I'm so naive about finances. Once when my mother mentioned an amount and I realized I didn't understand, she had to explain: 'That's like three Mercedes.' Then I understood." - Brooke Shields

"The woman I was seems hopelessly naive. I envy her." - Lisa Unger

"Pop art is the American Dream, optimistic, generous, and naive!" - Robert Indiana

"I guess I've been naive my entire life." - Mike Royer

"It's nice to play someone who is naive." - Emily Blunt

"Greatest discoveries come from passionate scientists with naive curiosity" - Craig Mello

"From naive simplicity we arrive at more profound simplicity." - Albert Schweitzer

"Only the most naive of questions are truly serious." - Milan Kundera

"Roads are no place for naive chickens dreaming of nirvana." - Shalom Auslander

"I was naive, but I certainly was not duplicitous." - Ann Landers

"We shouldn't be too naive, or taken in by charisma." - Tenzin Palmo

"I'm a little less naive when it comes to relationships." - Nicholas Braun

"I was so naive when I began acting, professionally." - Alanna Ubach

"Unregulated competition is a naive metaphor for anarchy." - John Ralston Saul

"Every true genius is bound to be naive." - Friedrich Schiller

"When you are young, you are a little naive." - Maria Sharapova

"The truly thankful person is a truly peaceful person." - Lysa TerKeurst

"If the person laughs well, they are a good person." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"... where does one person end and another person begin?" - Iris Murdoch

"A person worth envying is a person who doesn't envy" - Boonaa Mohammed

"The person of wisdom is the person of years." - Edward Young

"A person of genius should marry a person of character." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"The truly free person in society is a disciplined person." - Dean Smith

"There's no happier person than a truly thankful, content person." - Joyce Meyer

"A person doesn't mourn forever." - Junot Diaz

"No person must have to." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"Heaven is a person: Jesus." - Howard G. Hendricks

"A thinker is a person." - Joseph Cook

"The photograph annihilates the person." - Siegfried Kracauer

"The person is being confrontational." - Steve Mcqueen

"Every great person educates themselves." - Nas

"I'm not a macroeconomics person." - Bill Gates

"I am a restless person." - Jennalouise Coleman

"I'm not a technology person." - Cote De Pablo

"I'm not a competitive person." - Chris Elliott

"I'm not an urban person." - David Guterson

"I'm quite a chauvinistic person." - Gordon Ramsay

"I'd never hurt another person." - Adam Carolla

"I'm a really honest person." - Billy Corgan

"I am an ordinary person." - Frances Mcdormand

"I'm a very boring person." - Tom Stoppard

"I'm a fairly private person." - Ben Whishaw

"I'm not a nice person." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"I'm not a list person." - Joan Jett

"I'm not a beach person." - Theophilus London

"I'm a very hyper person." - Gisele Bundchen

"I'm a very modest person." - Drew Brees

"I'm a very private person." - David Morse

"I'm the most private person." - Ashley Olsen

"I am a summer person." - Elin Hilderbrand

"A person cannot teach another person directly; a person can only facilitate another's learning" - Carl Rogers

"If a poor person envies a rich person, he is no better than the rich person." - Leo Tolstoy

"I have a perhaps naive point of view informed by my own kind of snowflake-in-the-unique-sense rather than the political sense, personal story. I mean I feel like my experiences are so hard to map onto any kind of generalized identity. For example, I'm a black person, but I come from a very particular black experience which is not unlike the experience of the Barack Obama. I have an African mother and a white father and I feel like I have a different experience of being a black person as a result of that identity than someone who is from the descendants of slaves." - Lydia Polgreen

"Science seems to be at war with itself.... Naive realism leads to physics, and physics, if true, shows naive realism to be false. Therefore naive realism, if true, is false; therefore it is false." - Bertrand Russell

"America is still a government of the naive, for the naive, and by the naive. He who does not know this, nor relish it, has no inkling of the nature of his country." - Christopher Morley

"I don't think making love the new bottom line is naive; I believe that thinking we can survive the next hundred years doing anything less, is naive." - Marianne Williamson

"If it's naive to want peace instead of war, let 'em make sure they say I'm naive. Because I want peace instead of war." - Benjamin B. Ferencz

"It would be naive to think that peace and justice can be achieved easily. No set of rules or study of history will automatically resolve the problems ... However, with faith and perseverance, ... complex problems in the past have been resolved in our search for justice and peace." - Jimmy Carter

"The Lord made Adam, the Lord made Eve; he made 'em both a little bit naive." - Yip Harburg

"To place your ideas and your dreams before the crowd is to risk being called naive." - Leo Buscaglia

"After Wakefield Poole's films, mine are unnecessary and a bit naive, don't you think?" - Andy Warhol

"Blessed are those who are so naive that they do not know what they cannot do." - Alan Cohen

"Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are naive." - Ogden Nash

"The young and the ambitious share a common risk: appearing naive." - Scott Belsky

"Sometimes the easiest way to get something done is to be a little naive about it." - Bill Joy

"Being positive in a negative situation is not naive. It's leadership." - Ralph Marston

"A woman must be a cute, cuddly, naive little thing - tender, sweet, and stupid." - Adolf Hitler

"Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave, when they think that their children are naive." - Ogden Nash

"Overcoming naive impressions to figure out how things really work is one of humanity's highest callings." - Steven Pinker

"I took the role of Ophelia in Hamlet because she is so naive, loving, and innocent." - Julia Stiles

"If Chelsea are naive and pure then I'm Little Red Riding Hood." - Rafael Benitez

"I was really naive. I had no idea artists made money." - Wade Guyton

"Only the naive inflationist's could believe that government could enrich mankind through fiat money." - Ludwig Von Mises

"We can not be naive and think we can go it alone." - Adrian Grenier

"I used to believe that we could change the media. I was as naive as anybody." - Rush Limbaugh

"I'm not naive. I know how hard it is to get along." - Elizabeth Lesser

"I don't care about convincing the people who think I'm naive or an idiot." - Simon Sinek

"I liked when I was naive and I thought it was just about making good music." - Sia Furler

"I'm not naive to the fact that I'm an out gay actor." - Ellen Page

"I think it's naive to think white people aren't singing along directly!" - Neal Brennan

"The Lord made Adam, the Lord made Eve, he made 'em both a little bit naive." - Yip Harburg

"With the first record (2008's Ladyhawke) I was quite naive, but very excited and happy." - Ladyhawke

"I was always kind of naive, and really needed to be given some direction." - Paul Smith

"Maybe we were naive, but still we were very honest about everything we did." - Yoko Ono

"It is well for the heart to be naive and the mind not to be." - Anatole France

"The idea of trying to fight against extremism was written off as naive." - Joichi Ito

"Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive." - Ogden Nash

"The idea of a personal God is quite alien to me and seems even naive." - Albert Einstein

"She wasn't as naive and innocent as she was in the first season." - Shiri Appleby

"I grew up in Indiana. I'm a late bloomer, very naive." - Arija Bareikis

"Under popular culture's obsession with a naive inclusion, everything is O.K." - Stanley Crouch

"I wish to sing of my interior visions with the naive candour of a child." - Claude Debussy

"I don't think we should ever be at war. That's kind of naive, I suppose." - Sandy Duncan

"I was naive enough to think that I could make the difference." - David Gest

"The Lord made Adam, the Lord made Eve, he made 'em both a little bit naive." - E Y Harburg

"If anything is naive and lightweight, it's the traditional political conversation." - Marianne Williamson

"I have never known so much naive conviction allied to greater intellectual poverty." - Claude Levistrauss

"I'm still a bit of a romantic and an idealist and hopelessly naive." - Brit Marling

"I have never known so much naive conviction allied to greater intellectual poverty." - Claude Levi-Strauss

"Every mathematical discipline goes through three periods of development: the naive, the formal, and the critical." - David Hilbert

"Maybe it's that I'm naive, but I don't think of myself as an age." - Rene Russo

"I have a naive outlook on life. That's who I am." - M Night Shyamalan

"This may sound a bit naive, but I got here by believing in big dreams." - Howard Schultz

"When I was 15, I was naive, looked like a grey mouse and felt second choice." - Kim Wilde

"I'm too busy acting like I'm not Naive. I've seen it all, I was here first." - Kurt Cobain

"Moon is also a naive native girl when she sets out for Carbuncle." - Joan D Vinge

"I have a rather naive approach, I think, to my job." - Ben Kingsley

"Guys behave like they're naive, but they're not stupid. They know what's going on." - Laura Schlessinger

"I'm passionate about what I do. I'd be naive to be passive." - Paul Mooney

"It's very easy for trusted companies to mislead naive customers, and life insurance companies are trusted." - Daniel Kahneman

"The naive follow their hearts. The wise lead with their hearts." - Anonymous

"I don't really date. I have a weird vision of relationships because my parents have known each other since second grade, and they got married right out of college. I've always thought that's what it's supposed to be like, and if it's not, then I don't want to waste my time on it. Even when I was 14, I was like, 'I'm not gonna marry this person. What's the point of doing it?' It's not me being naive. I just know what it's supposed to be like, and I think until I feel that, I cannot be bothered." - Dakota Fanning

"We owe Christ to the world-to the least person and to the greatest person, to the richest person and to the poorest person, to the best person and to the worst person. We are in debt to the nations." - David Platt

"Annis had never been a people person, unless 'people person' was defined as a person who ate people." - Derek Landy

"The secret of the world is the tie between person and event. Person makes event and event person." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Annis had never been a people person, unless "people person" was defined as a person who ate people." - Derek Landy

"When a person with money meets a person with experience, the person with the experience ends up with your money." - Tony Robbins

"The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception." - Franz Grillparzer



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