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Microsoft, Yahoo and others are helping to institutionalize and legitimize the integration of censorship into the global IT business model. (Quote by - Rebecca MacKinnon)

Don't join the book burners. Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. (Quote by - Dwight D. Eisenhower)

Every time the president wants to say something important they cut it .. this is blatant censorship and an attempt to prevent him from getting his voice across. (Quote by - Khalil Dulaimi)

We stopped the war in Afghanistan. We abolished censorship. We abolished the special commissions that were checking on Russian citizens going abroad. I am very happy that in history my name will be connected to this period. (Quote by - Yevgeny Yevtushenko)

Another view is Western companies chartered in societies that believe in this kind of censorship shouldn't be carrying water for societies that do. (Quote by - Jonathan Zittrain)

You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the great struggle for independence. (Quote by - Charles Austin Beard)

We're not going to get into the censorship business. We're just giving them smart advice. (Quote by - David Plati)

This is slavery, not to speak one's thought. (Quote by - Euripides)

The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any. (Quote by - Marilyn Monroe)

What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud, 1933)

Patriotism threatens free speech with death. In other words, the American flag stands for intimidation, censorship, violence, bigotry, sexism, homophobia and shoving the Constitution through a paper shredder. Who are we calling terrorists?. (Quote by - Barbara Kingsolver)

We're not in the business of censorship. It is not up to a government official to determine whose opinion is right and whose is wrong. (Quote by - Linton Johnson)

Unfortunately, the proponents of censorship won out by inflaming false fears that this critical analysis lesson plan is the equivalent of teaching intelligent design. (Quote by - Casey Luskin)

Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Free speech not only lives, it rocks! (Quote by - Oprah Winfrey)

Restriction on free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us. (Quote by - William O. Douglas)

Rock 'n' roll is a young form. People over twenty- five ruin it. This whole censorship thing has come about because old people are playing with a form that is essentially young and rebellious. Do you know how brilliant it was for The Beatles to break up when they did?. (Quote by - John Hughes)

I have a right to say these things without censorship. Isn't it the duty of an opinion writer to be provocative and stir debate?. (Quote by - Jillian Bandes)

When he was minister of culture we had few problems with things like censorship, .. Now we have many. (Quote by - Mohammad Khatami)

If censorship reigns there cannot be sincere flattery, and only small men are afraid of small writings. (Quote by - Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais)

Fear of corrupting the mind of the younger generation is the loftiest form of cowardice. (Quote by - Holbrook Jackson)

Equally troubling is the reality that western firms are effectively facilitating censorship in China and jeopardizing the welfare of journalists. Fundamental freedoms, including freedom of expression, should not be negotiated away in return for market access. Western businesses have a leadership role to play in encouraging best business practices in local markets, including in the information sector. (Quote by - Jennifer Windsor)

All of us can think of a book... that we hope none of our children or any other children have taken off the shelf. But if I have the right to remove that book from the shelf - that work I abhor - then you also have exactly the same right and so does everyone else. And then we have no books left on the shelf for any of us. (Quote by - Katherine Paterson)

Adam was but human - this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

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