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"When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie."
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

"Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice."
- Henry Louis Gates Jr

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

"What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist."
- Salman Rushdie

"It's now very common to hear people say, 'I'm rather offended by that.' As if that gives them certain rights. It's actually nothing more... than a whine. 'I find that offensive.' It has no meaning; it has no purpose; it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. 'I am offended by that.' Well, so fucking what."
- Stephen Fry

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

"Withholding information is the essence of tyranny. Control of the flow of information is the tool of the dictatorship."
- Bruce Coville

"There is no left and right. There is only tyranny and freedom."
- Trump

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery."
- Jefferson

"Let us be clear: censorship is cowardice. ... It masks corruption. It is a school of torture: it teaches, and accustoms one to the use of force against an idea, to submit thought to an alien "other." But worst still, censorship destroys criticism, which is the essential ingredient of culture."
- Pablo Antonio Cuadra

"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."
- George Bernard Shaw

"If we don't believe in free expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all."
- Noam Chomsky