Right To Freedom Of Speech Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 50 Right To Freedom Of Speech Quotes

#1. I am bound to accord you, in the name of free speech, the full right to shout, lie and write to your heart's content. But you are bound to grant me, in the name of freedom of association, the right to enter into, or withdraw from, association with people advocating this or that view. - Author: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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#2. With typical arrogance, the Anglos claimed to cherish freedom of speech but failed to recognize this right for anyone but themselves. Where did the Constitution say anything about English? - Author: James Crawford
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#3. I believe that the freedom of speech should be protected, but so should a family's right to privacy as they grieve their loss. There is a time and a place for vigorous debate on the War on Terror, but during a family's last goodbye is not it. - Author: Dave Reichert
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#4. Freedom of speech is central to most every other right that we hold dear in the United States and serves to strengthen the democracy of our great country. It is unfortunate, then, when actions occur that might be interpreted as contrary to this honored tenet. - Author: Sam Farr
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#5. Does a person have a right to change his or her own religion? This is a fundamental human right, just like a right to freedom of speech. - Author: Miroslav Volf
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#6. Since 2009, 140 Tibetans have immolated themselves to protest Chinese policies that limit their freedom of movement, speech and religion, especially their right to venerate the Dalai Lama. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#7. I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. - Author: S.G. Tallentyre
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#8. Freedom of speech is a two way street, man. You have the right to say whatever you want and the Boss has a right to tell the police to arrest you. - Author: Lenny Bruce
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#9. I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an ass of yourself. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#10. Balanced' is a code for 'denied': a right to free speech that must be 'balanced' against so exhaustive a list of other supposed values means a right that can be exercised only when those in power judge that the speech in question is innocuous to them. - Author: Ronald Dworkin
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#11. I live in America. I have the right to write whatever I want. And it's equaled by another right just as powerful: the right not to read it. Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people. - Author: Brad Thor
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#12. I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech. - Author: Stockwell Day
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#13. Sometimes a people lose their right to remain silent when pressured to remain silent. - Author: Criss Jami
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#14. I have been raised to believe in freedom of thought and speech. If a minority wishes to accept that position it's their right. What I fear is that this minority may seem to be larger than it truly is. What is strange is that there are still people who believe the world is not a globe. - Author: Richard Leakey
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#15. Government has no right to hurt a hair on the head of an Atheist for his Opinions. Let him have a care of his Practices.

{Letter to his son and future president, John Quincy Adams, 16 June 1816} - Author: John Adams
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#16. I had a right to my own political opinions. I am a Southern woman, born with Revolutionary blood in my veins. Freedom of speech and of thought were my birthright, guaranteed, signed and sealed by the blood of our fathers. - Author: Rose O'Neal Greenhow
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#17. Every man - in the development of his own personality - has the right to form his own beliefs and opinions. Hence, suppression of belief, opinion and expression is an affront to the dignity of man, a negation of man's essential nature.
[Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment (1963)] - Author: Thomas I. Emerson
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#18. When I left, Mr. Chairman, I had the constitutional right to freedom of speech. Has that right been stripped from the American people while I was gone? - Author: Kenneth Eade
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#19. But please know, whether you believe campaign contributions are speech or property, that I learned to love very dearly the right of free expression when I lived without that freedom for a while a long time ago. - Author: John McCain
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#20. If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. - Author: George Orwell
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#21. To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#22. Every other basic right, such as the Formation of Government and the Right to Freedom of Organization, are simply practical extensions of the Right to Free Speech. On this law democracy stands or falls. - Author: Stieg Larsson
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#23. However, declining interest in protest activities and campus governance should not be taken as a sign that students are uncommitted to the right of free speech or the right to demonstrate on campus. In fact, they are stronger believers in these rights than many of their predecessors. - Author: Arthur Levine
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#24. The androcentric, patriarchal cultures, whatever you want to call it, are quite new. So, every economic statement should start with reproduction, not production. Every statement for human rights ought to include reproduction as a basic human right, like freedom of speech. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#25. We all have the right of freedom of speech under the First Amendment. We all don't have to agree with one another on our opinions. Everyone in my circle, that I run around with, we all feel the same about God, country, integrity and character. - Author: Luke Scott
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#26. The freedom of speech of private individuals includes the right to not agree, not to listen, and not to finance one's own antagonists. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#27. I feel like freedom of speech is one of the great things in this country and the freedom to do what you feel is right. - Author: Taya Kyle
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#28. That's the miracle of America. Freedom to believe means the freedom to believe the wrong thing, after all. Just as freedom of speech gives you the right to stay silent." The - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#29. But don't I have any freedom of speech?"
"In your own house. Not in mine."
"Don't I have a right to my own ideas?"
"At your own expense. Not at mine."
"Don't you tolerate any differences of opinion?"
"Not when I'm paying the bills. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#30. Freedom of speech is not only the right to say as you please, it is also the right to have what you say contested, and where it does not accord with reason - refuted, or with sense - ridiculed. - Author: David Joseph Cribbin
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#31. Journalists justify their treachery in various ways according to their temperaments. The more pompous talk about freedom of speech and "the public's right to know"; the least talented talk about Art; the seemliest murmur about earning a living. - Author: Janet Malcolm
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#32. My own opinion is enough for me, and I claim the right to have it defended against any consensus, any majority, anywhere, any place, any time. And anyone who disagrees with this can pick a number, get in line, and kiss my ass. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#33. Free speech means the right to shout 'theatre' in a crowded fire. - Author: Abbie Hoffman
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#34. No one has the right to live without being shocked. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#35. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. - Author: U.S. Congress
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#36. It is not so much freedom of speech but the right to truth that great men protect. - Author: Criss Jami
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#37. Not slaves," said Halyard, chuckling patronizingly. "Citizens, employed by government. They have same rights as other citizens - free speech, freedom of worship, the right to vote. Before the war, they worked in the Ilium Works, controlling machines, but now machines control themselves much better. - Author: Anonymous
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#38. Everyone is by absolute natural right the master of his own thoughts, and thus utter failure will attend any attempt in a commonwealth to force men to speak only as prescribed by the sovereign despite their different and opposing opinions. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#39. Nobody should have the right to eavesdrop, or you become a totalitarian state - the kind of state I escaped as a kid to come to this country where you have democracy and freedom of speech. - Author: Jan Koum
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#40. Natural isn't the same as right. Normal isn't the same as moral. Everyone deserves a say in what happens to the world. - Author: Audrey Greathouse
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#41. i believe in the freedom of state where every people have to right develop their culture and maintain the democracy while two things are very essential justice and equality - Long Live Pakistan and Happy Independence Day - Author: Avinash Advani
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#42. We should silence anyone who opposes the right to freedom of speech. - Author: Boyle Roche
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#43. You can't be selective about freedom of speech. If you say you believe in freedom of speech you have to acknowledge the people whose views you disagree with, people whose views you may detest, nevertheless have the right to freedom of speech. - Author: George Brandis
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#44. Freedom of speech is, to all Americans, as oxygen is to the human condition. It is a right that has been irreversibly programmed into our hard drive. We are free to speak our minds. An artist's right to express him or herself as best suits their art, is the artist's prerogative and it is guaranteed. - Author: John C. McGinley
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#45. The First Amendment does not guarantee the press a constitutional right of special access to information not available to the general public, nor does it cloak the inmate with special rights of freedom of speech. - Author: Pete Wilson
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#46. I had my first amendment rights removed by a USA judge for a video that I recorded in the public sidewalk. The right to free speech and freedom of the press only partially exists in the USA. - Author: Steven Magee
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#47. I have only to speak for myself; to speak for freedom for myself; to determine for freedom for myself; and in doing so, I speak and determine for the freedom of every slave on every plantation, and for the fugitives on my right hand. - Author: Charles Lenox Remond
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#48. Striking a balance in favor of individual rights has always been the right decision for us and that it remains so even when technology gives us new ways to exercise those rights. Individual liberty has never weakened us; freedom of speech, enhanced by the Net, will only make us stronger. - Author: Mike Godwin
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#49. Does freedom of speech give the right to offend? - Author: Maajid Nawaz
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#50. Free speech is the bedrock of liberty and a free society. And yes, it includes the right to blaspheme and offend. - Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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