Top Censorship Quotes
(n.) The office or power of a censor; as, to stand for a censorship.
Attempts to locate oneself within history are as natural, and as absurd, as attempts to locate oneself within astronomy. On the day that I was born, 13 April 1949, nineteen senior Nazi officials were...
All these people talk so eloquently about getting back to good old-fashioned values. Well, as an old poop I can remember back to when we had those old-fashioned values, and I say let's get back to the...
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Although censorship from others is not acceptable, you practice it every day when you decide with what people you will share what information, otherwise our deepest feelings would be shared with all t...
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...
Banning books is just another form of bullying. It's all about fear and an assumption of power. The key is to address the fear and deny the power.
Pretty soon all of us will be issued with hand scanners. That way when we met another person, whether we know them or not we can scan their ID cards. That way we will know whether to smile, frown, gri...
Anthony T. Hincks
I hate it that Americans are taught to fear some books and some ideas as though they were diseases.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
A word to the unwise.Torch every book.Char every page.Burn every word to ash.Ideas are incombustible.And therein lies your real fear.
It is really exhausting to live in a dictatorship of 'Me', which is basically a tyranny of others.
Censorship and the suppression of reading materials are rarely about family values and almost always about controlabout who issnapping the whip, who is saying no, and who is saying go. Censorship's bo...
Too many adults wish to 'protect' teenagers when they should be stimulating them to read of life as it is lived.
Margaret A. Edwards
When the telephoned me at home on Valentine's Day 1989 to ask my opinion about the Ayatollah Khomeini's , I felt at once that here was something that completely committed me. It was, if I can phrase...
I could never be a Communist. I could never be regimented. I could never be told what to write.
F. Scott Fitzgerald