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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    All the papers that matter live off their advertisements, and the advertisers exercise an indirect censorship over news.
  • Already the writers are complaining that there is too much freedom. They need some pressure. The worse your daily life, the better your art. If you have to be careful because of oppression and censorship, this pressure produces diamonds.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime against our nature as human beings.
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
    Nadine Gordimer
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    Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
    Clare Boothe Luce
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    Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but unlike charity, it should end there.
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
    Nadine Gordimer
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    Exile as a mode of genius no longer exists; in place of Joyce we have the fragments of work appearing in Index on Censorship.
  • Sean O'Casey
    Sean O'Casey
    Irish Dramatist 1884-1964
    Sean O'Casey
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    Here we have bishops, priests, and deacons, a Censorship Board, vigilant librarians, confraternities and sodalities, Duce Maria, Legions of Mary, Knights of this Christian order and Knights of that one, all surrounding the sinner's free will in an embattled circle.
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
    Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
    Bahman Ghobadi
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    I'm very much interested in music specifically and wanted to make a film about it, but not in an atmosphere of censorship.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
    Mae West
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    Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    Secrecy, censorship, dishonesty, and blocking of communication threaten all the basic needs.
    Source: Motivation and Personality (1954)
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    E. M. Forster
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    We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.
  • David Mamet
    David Mamet
    American Playwright 1947-
    David Mamet
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    We live in oppressive times. We have, as a nation, become our own thought police; but instead of calling the process by which we limit our expression of dissent and wonder ''censorship,'' we call it ''concern for commercial viability.''
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books nobody reads.
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