Quotes about Censorship

It is the characteristic of the most stringent censorships that they give credibility to the opinions they attack.


Assassination: The extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

I am opposed to censorship. Censors are pretty sure fools. I have no confidence in the suppression of everyday facts.

James Robinson

Pontius Pilate was the first great censor, and Jesus Christ the first great victim of censorship.

Ben Lindsay

Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself.

Potter Stewart

If there had been a censorship of the press in Rome we should have had today neither Horace nor Juvenal, nor the philosophical writings of Cicero.

Ralph Waldo Voltaire

The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it.

John Perry Barlow

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

We do not have censorship. What we have is a limitation on what newspapers can report.

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