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I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print. (Quote by - John Mortimer)

Books won't stay banned - Ideas won't go to jail. (Quote by - Alfred Whitney Griswold)

The Chinese leadership has been more severe in the censorship of the media, its crackdown on underground churches, dissidents and the Internet. (Quote by - Joseph Cheng)

This is a classic example of a censorship crusade by local government bureaucrats who are relying on their own subjective definition of obscenity to arrest someone even before any court has found that this Web site is illegal. What right do Polk County officials have to decide what people who live in Berlin and London and Hong Kong and New York access in the privacy of their own homes?. (Quote by - Howard Simon)

There was no real censorship involved, which is a tantalizing draw,. (Quote by - John Carpenter)

In a nation founded on religious freedom, it is appalling that a kindergarten student would be subjected to censorship and humiliation simply for expressing his religious viewpoint. (Quote by - Tony Perkins)

This government has previously used intimidation to force people to do self- censorship but this time they've gone too far. (Quote by - Robert Bottome)

By placing discretion in the hands of an official to grant or deny a license, such a statute creates a threat of censorship that by its very existence chills free speech. (Quote by - Harry A. Blackmun)

It's a prior restraint; it's state censorship. (Quote by - Jon Fleischaker)

Knowledge cannot defile, nor consequently the books, if the will and conscience be not defiled. (Quote by - John Milton)

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. (Quote by - Joseph Alexandrovitch Brodsky)

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