Popular Freedom Of Speech Quotes And Freedom Of Speech Sayings

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Without freedom of speech, I might be in the swamp. 

Bob Dylan

Freedom Of Speech Can Be Just As Deadly As The Right To Bear Arms. 

Ayjee Grogan

The right to free speech and the unrealistic expectation to never be offended can not coexist. 

Philip Sharp

Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience…that hissed yesterday may applaud today even for the same performance.     

William O. Douglas

Some people’s idea of [free speech] is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage. 

Winston Churchill

Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech.     

Charles Bradlaugh

Freedom of speech means freedom for those who you despise, and freedom to express the most despicable views. It also means that the government cannot pick and choose which expressions to authorize and which to prevent. 

Alan Dershowitz


Boyle Roche

We have to uphold a free press and freedom of speech — because, in the end, lies and misinformation are no match for the truth.     

Barack Obama

We don’t need to control’ free speech, we need to control ourselves 

Peggy Noonan

Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed.     

Anna Quindlen

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

Freedom of speech is the great bulwark of liberty; they prosper and die together: And it is the terror of traitors and oppressors, and a barrier against them. It produces excellent writers, and encourages men of fine genius. 

Benjamin Franklin

There is a fine line between free speech and hate speech. Free speech encourages debate whereas hate speech incites violence. 

Newton Lee

Free speech is the cornerstone to every right we have.     

Mark Thomas

Free speech includes the right to not speak. 

Jimmy Wales

Free speech gives us the ability to react vigorously with effective arguments and expose the weakness and misdirection of the other side’s claims.     

Rush Limbaugh

It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing. 


Being offended by freedom of speech should never be regarded as a justification for violence. 

Alan Dershowitz

We have freedom of speech, but you got to watch what you say. 

Tracy Morgan

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

George Washington

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


People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. 

Soren Kierkegaard

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

Napoleon I

Take away freedom of speech, and the creative faculties dry up.     

George Orwell

It is easy to believe in freedom of speech for those with whom we agree. 

Leo Mckern

Freedom of speech includes the freedom to offend people. 

Brad Thor

Freedom of speech is useless without freedom of thought. 

Spiro Agnew

Freedom of speech is a guiding rule, one of the foundations of democracy, but at the same time, freedom does not imply anarchy, and the right to exercise free expression does not include the right to do unjustified harm to others. 

Raphael Cohen-Almagor

We should not have either a blunt knife or a freedom of speech which is ill-managed.     


Freedom of speech gives you the right to stay silent.     

Neil Gaiman

At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer. 

Marshall Lumsden

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

Barbara Ehrenreich

To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker. 

Frederick Douglass

Freedom of speech doesn’t protect speech you like; it protects speech you don’t like. 

Larry Flynt

Most people do not really want others to have freedom of speech, they just want others to be given the freedom to say want they want to hear. 

David Joseph Cribbin

Don’t exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercised your freedom of thought. 

Tim Fargo

Freedom of speech means setting words free. Imprisoned and freed words are consequential. All words have consequences.     

John R Dallas Jr

Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.     

Warren Earl Burger

Free speech not only lives, it rocks! 

Oprah Winfrey

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. 

Hugo L. Black

Free speech is life itself.     

Salman Rushdie

Without free speech no search for truth is possible… no discovery of truth is useful… Better a thousandfold abuse of free speech than denial of free speech. The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race.     

Charles Bradlaugh

I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech. 

Stockwell Day

Freedom of speech is not simply a freedom to think and say what you wish, but to speak for yourself, to speak from the heart, and to be accountable for your words.     

Ian Mccallum

Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech. 

Sir Winston Churchill

Freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from judgement.     

Jackson Pearce

Without freedom of speech there is no modern world, just a barbaric one. 

Ai Weiwei

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. 

George Orwell

I’m for the freedom of expression, given that it will be under strict control. 

Alan Bennett

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