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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

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

Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing.
John Donne

People will kill you over time, and how they'll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like 'be realistic.'
Dylan Moran

But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Umberto Eco

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

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