Censorship quotes

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◆ There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
- Joseph Brodsky100
◆ The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any.
- Marilyn Monroe100
◆ Censorship in any form is the enemy of creativity, since it cuts off the life blood of creativity: ideas.
- Allan Jenkins99
◆ Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.
- George Bernard Shaw99
◆ Imagine books and music and movies being filtered and homogenized. Certified. Approved for consumption. People will be happy to give up most of their culture for the assurance that the tiny bit that comes through is safe and clean. White noise.
- Chuck Palahniuk99
◆ I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it.
- Mae West99
◆ We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line.
- Langston Hughes99
◆ In any event, the proper question isn't what a journalist thinks is relevant but what his or her audience thinks is relevant. Denying people information they would find useful because you think they shouldn't find it useful is censorship, not journalism.
- Michael Kinsley99
◆ The only place we were really told to tone it down - where other people would use the word censorship, but I wouldn't - was when we did MTV right after the Beavis and Butt-head thing.
- Penn Jillette99
◆ The only thing that is obscene is censorship.
- Craig Bruce99
◆ Censorship is the height of vanity.
- Martha Graham99
◆ The US constitution's First Amendment rights only cover Americans, but I believe that in a democracy the competition of ideas and free speech should combat beliefs that it does not agree with - more speech and debate, not censorship.
- Joichi Ito99
◆ Censorship always defeats it own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.
- Henry Steele Commager99
◆ The internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.
- John Gilmour99
◆ I'm opposed to censorship of any kind, especially by government. But it's plain common sense that producers should target their product with some kind of sensitivity.
- Lee Child99

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