Censorship Quotes - Page 2

Censorship feeds the dirty mind more than the four letter word itself.
– Dick Cavett

Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.
– Heinrich Heine

To hear one voice clearly, we must have freedom to hear them all.
– Kerry Brock

To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor’s prohibited list.
– John Aikin

Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
– Abbott Joseph

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
– John Morley

I am opposed to any form of tyranny over the mind of man.
– Thomas Jefferson

I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.
– Mae West

To reject the word is to reject the human search.
– Max Lerner

The ultimate form of censorship is assassination.
– George Bernard Shaw

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
– George Bernard

The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book.
– Walt Whitman

Books won’t stay banned Ideas won’t go to jail.
– Alfred Whitney

Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them.
– Mark Twain

You can cage the singer but not the song.
– Harry Belafonte

The paper burns, but the words fly away.
– Akiba ben Joseph

Every burned book enlightens the world.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Free speech not only lives, it rocks!
– Oprah Winfrey

The test of democracy is freedom of criticism.
– David Ben

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.
– Harold R. Medina