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“I am seriously opposed to censorship of any sort.”
“They can't censor the gleam in my eye.”
“The only worse than a visit to the dentist is a visit to the censor.”
“Do you ever think that if you attack an artist long enough you'll succeed in having him censor himself?”
“I'm cool with censorship, I know the American people love that.”
“You cannot protect the nation by attacking the right of every man to speak freely without fear.”
“I'm writing a novel myself. I'd be very disappointed if you gentlemen don't burn it.”
“- Larry Flynt: That's just the disguise for censorship. This country belongs to me just as much it belongs to you, if you don't like Hustler Magazine, don't read it.
- Simon Leis: I don't but what about our innocent children that gaze upon it in our grocery stores?
- Larry Flynt: If a kid gets caught drinking beer in a tavern, we don't ban...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The press should be destroyed and the printer hanged for blasphemy.”
“- Shen Yuelin: You come from a country where the infant mortality rate is higher than ours!
- Jack Moore: The reason, you know, is that we don't delete the records!”
“- Frances Stevens: What do you say?
- John Robie: My only comment would be highly censorable.”
“- Cricket Feldstein: No one is shutting down this play. The Justice Department and the so-called Supreme Court can suck my balls.
- Dana Marschz: Why do they have to do this?
- Cricket Feldstein: My balls?”
“Censorship. You're telling us what we can and can't say to the press. That's un-American.”
“The truth is, there is something terribly wrong with this country, isn't there? Cruelty and injustice, intolerance and oppression. And where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission.”
“Hey MPAA, how many movies have you censored today?”
“There must be censorship or people would say what they meant, and then where should we be?”
“- William of Baskerville: No one should be forbidden to consult these books freely.
- Adso of Melk: Perhaps they are thought to be too precious, too fragile.
- William of Baskerville: No, it's not that, Adso. It's because they often contain a wisdom that is different from ours and ideas that could encourage us to doubt the infallability of the...” (continue)(continue reading)
I'm saying I'm through, Ed. I'm tired of people telling me what I can't say. "This news isn't official”, "That comment is too sarcastic”. I can't even make fun of Richard Nixon and there's a man who's screaming out to be made fun of!