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Definition of Harmless


  1. Free from harm; unhurt; as, to give bond to save another harmless.
  2. Free from power or disposition to harm; innocent; inoffensive.

Harmless Quotations

Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
Milton Friedman

Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
Richard Dawkins

Try driving the streets of Los Angeles without seeing a billboard depicting a film with a lead actor holding a gun. It's almost as if guns are harmless props used to bring out the cheekbones and jawline of the screen star.
Henry Rollins

I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults.
Molly Ivins

We should take astrology seriously. No, I don't mean we should believe in it. I am talking about fighting it seriously instead of humouring it as a piece of harmless fun.
Richard Dawkins
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Harmless Translations

harmless in Italian is innocuo
harmless in Spanish is ingenuo, indemne

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