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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
Even innocence itself has many a wile,
And will not dare to trust itself with truth,
And love is taught hypocrisy from youth.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Don Juan (First Canto LXXII, l. 574–576).
OAEL-2. The Poems of Byron. Paul E. More, ed. (1933) Houghton Mifflin.
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