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Only the suppressed word is dangerous. (Quote by - Ludwig B rne)

Censorship and hate speech laws don't protect GOOD IDEA they protect BAD ONES. They keep them alive and push them underground. If someone is engaging in HATE SPEECH, you don't silence them. You do t tell them to shut up You say, "COME OVER HERE AND SAY THAT" You say, "BRING IT ON .. (Quote by - Jules Carlysle)

All despotisms should be considered problems of mental hygiene, and all support of censorship should be considered as problems of abnormal psychology. (Quote by - Theodore Schroeder)

Every burned book enlightens the world. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

China is the most repressive censorship regime on the Internet. (Quote by - John Palfrey)

Censorship in any form is the enemy of creativity, since it cuts off the life blood of creativity: ideas. (Quote by - Allan Jenkins)

The press is easier to strangle than to look in the eyes. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen. (Quote by - Tommy Smothers)

I believe in censorship. After all, I made a fortune out of it. (Quote by - Mae West)

Words alone can rarely justify censorship. If we censor words themselves without looking at the context, we could shut down much of the entertainment industry. (Quote by - Witold Walczak)

The long- term consequence is a higher degree of self- censorship. Society is the poorer when deprived of the marketplace of ideas. (Quote by - Robert O'Neil)

If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, 1859)

The crux of the matter as we saw it is that it's censorship. It's a great thing (the students) are encouraging speech. (Quote by - Larry Mays)

The test of democracy is freedom of criticism. (Quote by - David Ben-Gurion)

We live in oppressive times.We have, as a nation, become our own thought police; but instead of calling the process by which we limit our expression of dissent and wonder 'censorship', we call it 'concern for commercial viability'. (Quote by - Mamet, David Alan)

No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present. (Quote by - Golda Meir, Israeli political leader )

We're not, in any way, any kind of a censorship organization. We're not anti- media. We believe very strongly in the importance of the First Amendment. (Quote by - David Walsh)

If there had been a censorship of the press in Rome we should have had today neither Horace nor Juvenal, nor the philosophical writings of Cicero. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

We will mark February one as black day as press freedom was snatched and censorship was imposed on that day. (Quote by - Bishnu Nisthuri)

All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorship. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

When we compare music today to the past, we can see there is now a total lack of self- censorship. Although vulgar language has been a basic foundation of culture since ancient Greece, the problem is that because the media allow us to hear many more songs than our ancestors did, musicians have to be as vulgar as possible to be heard. (Quote by - Franco Fabbri)

All of our royalties from the sale of the book go to NCAC. Every dollar helps them fight censorship and helps the teachers and students and librarians who are under fire. (Quote by - Judy Blume)

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