Quotation Explorer - 'Censorship'

I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it. - Mae West
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home; but, unlike charity, it should end there. - Clare Booth Luce
Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. - George Bernard Shaw
I fear gratuitous censorship more than gratuitous violence. - Marty Rubin
And that is the problem with a society that doesn't read books. The most painful form of censorship does not come from a centralized, repressive government. It is a cast, black cloak of a nation's indifference. - Lourd de Veyra
[I]t's not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. And all due to the fear of censorship. As always, young readers will be the real losers. - Judy Blume
The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen. - Tommy Smothers
The Net interprets censorship as damage... and routes around it.
Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but unlike charity, it should end there.
Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself. - Potter Stewart
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody can read."[As quoted in Literary Censorship in England (in Current Opinion, Vol. 55, No. 5, November 1913)] - George Bernard Shaw
Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear. - Judy Blume
Censorship of anything, at any time, in any place, on whatever pretense, has always been and always will be the last resort of the boob and the bigot. - Eugene O'Neill
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