Top 10 speech,freedom quotes


What are the TOP 10 quotes about speech,freedom?


If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

Noam Chomsky, activist

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

Voltaire, writer

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

Adlai Stevenson, politician

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

John Milton, poet



A people which is able to say everything becomes able to do everything.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may thing what we like and say what we think.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

Marks on paper are free -- free speech -- press -- pictures all go together I suppose.

Georgia O'Keeffe, artist

We must bring ourselves to realize that it is necessary to support free speech for the things we hate in order to ensure it for the things in which we believe with all our heart.

Heywood Broun, journalist

We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.

Barbara Ehrenreich, writer

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

Salman Rushdie, novelist


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