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Old May 14, 2008, 06:04 PM
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The candid heart.

It think it is Montecristo who signs with this expression,
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To the candid heart the truth can do no harm.

And I agree completely.
but, I wonder how you can say, ...the candid heart in Spanish.
el corazon ...?
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How about un/el corazón sincero?
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Pensaba en franco. Esto me recuerda de francotirador y me gusta el parentesco poético entre un francotirador y un corazón franco.

I was going to correct my use of recordar, but I was actually curious if that works at all.

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Pensaba en franco. Esto me recuerda de francotirador y me gusta el parentesco poético entre un francotirador y un corazón franco.

I was going to correct my use of recordar, but I was actually curious if that works at all. It works.
Corazón franco también se usa, but not as often.
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I would use
"la verdad no puede dañar a un corazón inocente" or ""la verdad no puede dañar a un corazón sincero"
I prefer inocente, altough "sincero/franco" is a better translation of candid.
Here "inocente" (withouth malice) so no caplable of lying.
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También se vale corazón abierto.
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También se usa cándido con el significado de inocente.
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Yes, like your heart.
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