Quotes on Freedom of Expression

Violence on television

There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy in the streets?

-- Dick Cavett

Freedom for all

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

-- Noam Chomsky

Generally how it is

The minority, the ruling class at present, has the schools and press, usually the Church as well, under its thumb. This enables it to organize and sway the emotions of the masses, and make its tool of them.

-- Albert Einstein, letter to Sigmund Freud, July 30, 1932