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The rest of the world has certainly got past this. This kind of censorship no longer exists anywhere else in the free world. (Quote by - Robert Lantos)

Censorship of ideas or images or words is wrong. (Quote by - Richard King)

This country and our Constitution guarantee freedom of speech and association. Censorship at our borders is directly contrary to fundamental American values. Attempts to suppress freedom of speech and association are beneath our country - not to mention a waste of government resources intended to keep Americans safe. (Quote by - Caroline Fredrickson)

We're not involved in this to bring about censorship. (Quote by - Ted Stevens)

Dat veniam corvis, vexat censura columbas. - Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove. (Quote by - Decimus Junius Juvenalis )

I am opposed to any form of tyranny over the mind of man. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. (Quote by - Thurgood Marshall)

If I have to allow censorship in order to do business there, then that's what I have to do. It's called capitalism. If the U.S. government felt so strongly about China, why isn't the government doing something about Tibet or sanctioning China because of its human- rights violations. (Quote by - Mukul Krishna)

The censorship is such on television in the U.S. that films like mine don't stand a chance. (Quote by - John Pilger)

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

I hope people realize that banning the truth, as well as fiction, is proof that ignorance is dangerous to freedom. (Quote by - Jen)

And yet on the other hand unless warinesse be us'd, as good almost kill a Man as kill a good Book; who kills a Man kills a reasonable creature, Gods Image, but hee who destroyes a good Booke, kills reason it selfe, kills the Image of God, as it were in the eye. (Quote by - Milton, Areopagitica)

The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it. (Quote by - John Perry Barlow)

the interest in encouraging freedom of expression in a democratic society outweighs any theoretical but unproven benefit of censorship. (Quote by - John Paul Stevens)

Censorship is advertising paid by the government. (Quote by - Federico Fellini)

Freedom of the Press, if it means anything at all, means the freedom to criticize and oppose. (Quote by - George Orwell)

Obscenity is not a quality inherent in a book or picture, but is solely and exclusively a contribution of the reading mind, and hence cannot be defined in terms of the qualities of a book or picture. (Quote by - Theodore Schroeder)

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

The Internet gave the Chinese people a way around their government's censorship, so the Chinese government has picked off U.S. technology providers one by one and made them gatekeepers instead of gateways. As long as you have companies with competing motives, there is the danger of further censorship. (Quote by - Mickey Spiegel)

The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Free societies...are societies in motion, and with motion comes tension, dissent, friction. Free people strike sparks, and those sparks are the best evidence of freedom's existence. (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist. (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

We see it as a bold show that deals with issues of censorship and social and cultural topics. My line on South Park is that it properly offends everybody by design and by doing so it reminds us all that it's probably a good idea to be tolerant. It's also a very inventive and clever show. (Quote by - Horace Newcomb)

President Arroyo's actions could usher in a new era of press censorship and intimidation. (Quote by - Barbara Cochran)

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