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Censor

Definition: An official who examines things and suppresses unacceptable parts.
Number of Quotes: 7

Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground.
Heywood Broun

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Evelyn Beatrice Hall

They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.
William Penn

One of the best ways of enslaving a people is to keep them from education... The second way of enslaving a people is to suppress the sources of information, not only by burning books but by controlling all the other ways in which ideas are transmitted.
Eleanor Roosevelt

What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Salman Rushdie

Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination.
Harry S. Truman

The Khomeini cry for the execution of Rushdie is an infantile cry. From the beginning of time we have seen that. To murder the thinker does not murder the thought.
Arnold Wesker

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