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Freedom Of Speech Quotes

Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.

Author: Salman Rushdie (1948)

Profession: Indian-born British Author

The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum.

Author: Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965)

Profession: American Lawyer, Politician

The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.

Author: Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965)

Profession: American Lawyer, Politician

In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them.

Author: Alexis De Tocqueville (1805-1859)

Profession: French Social Philosopher

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

Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)

Profession: French Historian, Writer

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

Author: George Washington (1732-1799)

Profession: First President of the USA