What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don’t like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don’t expect freedom to survive very long.
Error of opinion may be tolerated when reason is left free to combat it.
The Party is not interested in the overt act. The thought is all we care about.
When liberals clamor for ‘diversity,’ they don’t necessarily mean they are ready to tolerate actual disagreement.
Freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they have, or the views they express, or the words they speak or write.
Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.
Political correctness is simply tyranny with manners.
A forbidden writing is thought to be a certain spark of truth, that flies up in the face of them who seek to tread it out.
The dominant purpose of the First Amendment was to prohibit the widespread practice of government suppression of embarrassing information.
Would that our borders were policed as well as our speech.