Freedom Of Speech

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  • “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” ~ George Washington
  • “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” ~ Voltaire
  • “People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  • “A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.” ~ Napoleon I
  • “Take away freedom of speech, and the creative faculties dry up.” ~ George Orwell
  • “It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree.” ~ Leo Mckern
  • “Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people.” ~ Brad Thor
  • “Freedom of speech is useless without freedom of thought.” ~ Spiro Agnew
  • “Freedom of speech is a guiding rule, one of the foundations of democracy, but at the same time, freedom does not imply anarchy, and the right to exercise free expression does not include the right to do unjustified harm to others.” ~ Raphael Cohen-Almagor
  • “We should not have either a blunt knife or a freedom of speech which is ill-managed.” ~ Epictetus
  • “Freedom of speech gives you the right to stay silent.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  • “At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer.” ~ Marshall Lumsden
  • “We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.” ~ Barbara Ehrenreich
  • “To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.” ~ Frederick Douglass
  • “Freedom of speech doesn’t protect speech you like; it protects speech you don’t like.” ~ Larry Flynt
  • “Most people do not really want others to have freedom of speech, they just want others to be given the freedom to say want they want to hear.” ~ David Joseph Cribbin
  • “Don’t exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercised your freedom of thought.” ~ Tim Fargo
  • “Freedom of speech means setting words free. Imprisoned and freed words are consequential. All words have consequences.” ~ John R Dallas Jr
  • “Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.” ~ Warren Earl Burger
  • “Free speech not only lives, it rocks!” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  • “Freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they have, or the views they express, or the words they speak or write.” ~ Hugo L. Black
  • “Free speech is life itself.” ~ Salman Rushdie
  • “Without free speech no search for truth is possible… no discovery of truth is useful… Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech. The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race.” ~ Charles Bradlaugh
  • “I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech.” ~ Stockwell Day
  • “Freedom of speech is not simply a freedom to think and say what you wish, but to speak for yourself, to speak from the heart, and to be accountable for your words.” ~ Ian Mccallum
  • “Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill
  • “Freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from judgement.” ~ Jackson Pearce
  • “Without freedom of speech there is no modern world, just a barbaric one.” ~ Ai Weiwei
  • “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ~ George Orwell
  • “I’m for the freedom of expression, given that it will be under strict control.” ~ Alan Bennett

This post was last modified on October 10, 2019 8:21 am