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Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them. (Quote by - Mark Twain, Notebook, 1935)

To Kill A Mockingbird' is one of the great American books. It covers some important topics like censorship, literacy and gender, which are still very much prevalent today as they were during that time. (Quote by - Hilery Walker)

A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

Only extremists enjoy censorship. (Quote by - Mark Camilleri)

We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavouring to stifle is a false opinion; and if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

The key to effective censorship is to make sure no one's looking, and this time everyone was watching. If BLM can point to a single other instance where it has suspended scientific research because of alleged illegal lobbying, I'll eat my hat. (Quote by - Andy Stahl)

Civil government cannot let any group ride roughshod over others simply because their consciences tell them to do so. (Quote by - Robert H. Jackson)

If you don't have this freedom of the press, then all these little fellows are weaseling around and doing their monkey business and they never get caught. (Quote by - Harold R. Medina)

Access to the outside world is preventing more censorship. I do think information flow is happening in China. .. There's no doubt in my mind that it's been a huge plus. (Quote by - Bill Gates)

While the Internet is censored in China, the censorship is allowing a level of speech to take place that's unprecedented. (Quote by - Ethan Zuckerman)

But, uh, censorship at that time said that you just absolutely couldn't do anything involving children and so we had to go from there. I don't remember what I changed it to. Duvall is just excellent in it. (Quote by - Robert Towne)

Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Here we have bishops, priests, and deacons, a Censorship Board, vigilant librarians, confraternities and sodalities, Duce Maria, Legions of Mary, Knights of this Christian order and Knights of that one, all surrounding the sinner's free will in an embattled circle. (Quote by - Sean O'Casey)

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? - Who will watch the watchers? (Quote by - Juvenal)

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

It is called the First Amendment. ...Simple words marching in seried ranks. Compact, concise. To the point. Clear and pure. It's freedom's music. (Quote by - Jack Valenti)

I never knew a girl who was ruined by a book. (Quote by - James Walker)

Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. (Quote by - Potter Stewart)

Damn all expurgated books; the dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

Pontius Pilate was the first great censor and Jesus Christ the first great victim of censorship. (Quote by - Ben Lindsey)

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

Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people's idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

We are in an era where censorship is creeping back in through the Patriot Act and where people are.. being intimidated not to speak about what we should be speaking about,. (Quote by - Gerald Nicosia)

As to the evil which results from a censorship, it is impossible to measure it, for it is impossible to tell where it ends. (Quote by - Jeremy Bentham)

To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves. (Quote by - Claude Adrien Helvetius)


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