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#censors

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We change people through conversation, not through censorship.


Jay-Z


#change

Censors never go after books unless kids already like them. I don’t even think they know to go after books until they know that children are interested in reading this book, therefore there must be something in it that’s wrong.


Judy Blume


#censoring #censors #censorship #censure #first-amendment

Censorship is the height of vanity.


Martha Graham


#height #vanity

They still had the Lord Chamberlain, so we had this idiotic censorship. We were allowed three Jesus Christs instead of 10. Why three were OK, I don't know.


Uta Hagen


#censorship #chamberlain #had #i #idiotic

I like solitude. It is when you truly hear and speak your natural, unadulterated mind, and out comes your most stupid self as well as your most intelligent self. It is when you realize who you are and the extents of the good and the evils which you are capable of.


Criss Jami


#censorship #evil #extensive #extremes #good

We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line.


Langston Hughes


#begins #being #black #censorship #color

I used to think feminism was a liberating force - now I see many of those people are just censors under a different name.


Lydia Lunch


#different #feminism #force #i #i see

I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.


John Mortimer


#dread #fear #fearful #feel #flattered

Beyond all the other reasons not to do it, free speech assaults always backfire: they transform bigots into martyrs.


Glenn Greenwald


#censorship #freedom-of-speech #martyrdom #twitter #freedom

When society gives censors wide and vague powers they never confine themselves to deserving targets. They are not snipers, but machine-gunners. Allow them to fire at will, and they will hit anything that moves.


Nick Cohen


#free-speech #age






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