Charb Quotes

Stéphane Charbonnier (French: [?a?b?nje]; 21 August 1967 – 7 January 2015), known as Charb ([?a?b]), was a French satirical caricaturist and journalist. He was assassinated by Islamist terrorists during the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January 2015.

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We have to go on until Islam is made as ho-hum as Catholicism.

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I would rather die standing than live kneeling

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So let's talk about Islam the way we talk about everything else.

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I am not afraid of retaliations. I don't have kids. I don't have a wife, no car, no credit. It may seem pompous, but I'd rather die standing than live on my knees.

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Our job isn't to defend freedom of speech, but without freedom of speech we are dead. We can't live in a country without freedom of speech. I prefer to die than live like a rat.

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When activists need a pretext to justify their violence, they always find it.

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A drawing has never killed anyone.

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I prefer to die standing than to live on my knees,

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