Censorship Related Quotes



Assassination is the extreme form of censorship; and it seems hard to justify an incitement to it on anti-censorial principles.

George Bernard Shaw


I'm a free speech bigot. I don't like censorship; I just don't think it's a good thing.

Fred Wilson


There was no censorship of the press: in general, the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical.

Robert Bourassa


“Arthur is free to use that word censorship if he wants. We are in the business of selling paintings and art. And song lyrics are not our expertise.”

Sam Adams


Smoking is unhealthy but not as unhealthy as being forbidden to smoke.

Marty Rubin


Only a free hand can draw a free line.

Marty Rubin


“The fact is that censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates, in the end, the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.”

Henry Steele Commager


We get on the bandwagon in all sorts of ways - you know minor ways and major ways - like what you've just encountered which isn't censorship exactly, it was something sort of uglier in a way.

Kathy Acker


Chinese central government doesn't need to even lead public opinion: it just selectively stops censorship. In other words, just as censorship is a political tool, so is the absence of censorship.

Michael Anti


History proves there is no better advertisement for a book than to condemn it for obscenity.

Holbrook Jackson