Censor Quotes

Censor Quotes by Misha Green, Ellen McLaughlin, Jill Abramson, Vijayashanti, Alan King, Natalia Kills and many others.

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I don’t want to say you should censor yourselves, but the storyteller should be able to defend why a narrative needed to shift that way or should only be told this way.
Misha Green
I don’t do my best work while I’m in therapy. I’m too onto myself immediately seeing meanings in things and more likely to censor myself. I’d rather find images I don’t understand. That’s what generates the work.
Ellen McLaughlin
Secrets don’t stay secrets very long, even when journalists decide to censor themselves.
Jill Abramson
People can’t write whatever they want and get away with it. There is a censor for films and TV, there should be a censor for social media as well.
As you get older, as you become more sensitive, feel more, it becomes harder to make jokes. You censor yourself.
Alan King
I will never censor myself to please anyone.
Natalia Kills
The way we censor in America is the dollar. That’s who censors.
Maz Jobrani
I was forced to say, ‘I will not censor the Internet.’ But I was never convinced.
Mahathir Mohamad
Pontius Pilate was the first great censor and Jesus Christ the first great victim of censorship.
Ben Lindsey
Sometimes, the Censor Board is observed taking a lenient view with regard to certain explicit contents, which should be restricted, on screen. The board should be strict in curbing such contents.
Raza Murad
I have a lot of Chinese fans who buy my movies on the street and watch them, and I’m OK with it. I’m not OK with it in other places, but if the government’s going to censor me, then I want the people to see it in any way they can.
Quentin Tarantino
I don’t care how sacred is freedom, but I think the time has come for governments, at least the Malaysian government, to censor the Internet.
Mahathir Mohamad
Sometimes you have to censor books. When I read ‘Peter Rabbit,’ I skip the part about Peter’s father ending up in one of Mrs. McGregor’s pies. I also hid the book of ‘Grimm Fairy Tales.’ They’re just too grim for my grandkids. Reality will come soon enough.
Regina Brett
Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
Archibald MacLeish
They can’t censor the gleam in my eye.
Charles Laughton
I crossed the Gobi desert to be free and now I thought I live in a country where I can say what I believe and have my freedom to think. However, now I have to constantly censor my speech because in the name off a ‘safe place.’
Park Yeon-mi
Again, like I said, we’re not trying to censor anyone. If you think drugs are cool, fine. Make that movie. We are not going to stop you, or try to stop you, but we would encourage other people to be a bit more responsible about their portrayal of drug usage.
Gerald McRaney
I find it really cool when people have this artist persona they can put on. They can go out and act like this other person; I can’t pull that off… I can’t censor myself.
Tove Lo
Why censor yourself? You got to tell the truth as you see it.
Eddie Griffin
I have not understood till date why we censor adult films. If someone over 18 can get married, produce children and drive cars, why can’t they watch a movie?
Vikramaditya Motwane
I can’t allow myself to censor myself.
John Grant
You can’t censor people’s dreams.
Robyn Hitchcock
Both the American people and nations that censor the internet should understand that our government is committed to helping promote internet freedom.
Hillary Clinton
Like Syria, the government of Bahrain employs aggressive tactics to censor and monitor its people’s online activity.
Rebecca MacKinnon
In terms of role modelling for younger kids, I never really censor myself.
Anyone anywhere – as long as you live in a country that does not censor the Internet – can now read this newspaper. But like diners passing up a healthy salad for an artery-clogging cheeseburger, many information consumers are instead digesting junk news.
Max Boot
The censor boards are mere redundant forces conspiring to keep the ‘bold’ films out of reach of the audience.
Anurag Kashyap
We are providing a platform to creators who are expressing their emotions; they are expressing what they are feeling – fears, joys, terror. That’s what art is about, and we don’t want to censor it, but neither would we permit violence which feels gratuitous or glorified to be on our platform.
Dana Walden
I’m like Ann Coulter in a way. I talk in public and on the record the same way I talk to my friends in bars. I don’t censor myself.
Gavin McInnes
In Italy the censor is very old and there are many judges and psychiatrists who analyse you.
Dario Argento
I absolutely support President Trump 100 percent, and he inspired me to run. I got frustrated throughout his presidency watching Big Tech censor conservatives, so I’ll be fighting back on that, because everyone has the freedom of speech.
Marjorie Taylor Greene
The censor’s sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.
Earl Warren
I’ve come to realize that the more I censor myself, the less people relate to me.
Jessica Simpson
When U.S. commercial interests press the Chinese government to do a better job of policing Chinese websites for pirated content, a blind eye is generally turned to the fact that ensuing crackdowns provide a great excuse to tighten mechanisms to censor all content the Chinese government doesn’t like.
Rebecca MacKinnon
I think there are ways in which we censor ourselves; that’s the most dangerous kind of censorship – that’s how hegemony works.
Jennifer Egan
I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can’t be seen fully. It’s sorta internal censorship. We censor each other.
Kathy Acker
Censor board should be abolished.
Vivek Agnihotri
I love my country, but I believe that we are too quick to censor nudity.
Eva Mendes
My own view is that only under very limited circumstances, and on a case-by-case basis, should we make advance policy decisions to artificially minimize information or censor it from the public’s view.
Sharyl Attkisson
We seem okay with violence, but nudity we race to criticize and censor.
Eva Mendes
We always like to keep our children in a kind of bubble and censor the bad news about the world. We like to tell them the world is full of benevolent, nice people.
Kazuo Ishiguro
It’s important not to censor yourself and not to get upset or demoralized when you write bad stuff.
Elif Batuman
A censor is an expert in cutting remarks. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.
Laurence J. Peter
China may censor YouTube. China may censor Twitter. They won’t be able to censor Bitcoin. There’s no central authority. There’s no one you can go to and say, ‘We’re going to turn Bitcoin off.’
Naval Ravikant
I think free speech is probably the coolest thing we have in this country, and again, you can label it hate speech and dismiss it, and then you’re allowed to censor it.
Dana Carvey
I draft things on Twitter five or six times now, where as five, six years ago, I probably would just post and not really censor myself as much. But now I’m like, well, I don’t want to post that I ate at McDonald’s because then I’m going to get someone telling me I’m fat.
Lauren Ash
It’s incredible that they censor films. It’s sad.
Dario Argento
I can’t censor myself; it’s really important for me to say how I feel.
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor – over each other.
Thomas Jefferson
I use a stream-of-consciousness approach; if you don’t censor yourself, you end up with what you’re most concerned about, but you haven’t filtered it through your conscious mind. Then you craft it.
David Byrne
The stated mission at the time was simply to use the influence of the entertainment industry to do an accurate portrayal of drug and alcohol abuse. We all admit that we’re not trying to censor anybody.
Gerald McRaney
In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
Alfred Whitney Griswold
All my films were based on sensitive issues, and they were passed without any problems. I give full credit to the Censor Board for being capable enough to do their work well.
Shoojit Sircar
I mean, they censor your work when they’re scared of it.
Kathy Acker
I find it very offensive when the government tells me what I can and cannot watch. Censor yourself.
Michael Badnarik
An actor cannot be a censor. I’m there to interpret.
Malcolm McDowell
If a producer goes to the censor at the last minute, just before the film releases, then he often settles with cuts because he cannot afford to lose any more time.
Vikram Bhatt
Literature should not be suppressed merely because it offends the moral code of the censor.
William O. Douglas
I try not to censor myself at all.
Marcel Dzama
Self-censorship is a lie to yourself; if you are going to be trying to seriously create art, to create literary art, and you decide to hold back, to censor yourself, then you are a fool to yourself and it would be better that you kept your mouth shut and did not speak.
Salman Rushdie
To kick off a merchant is to censor ideas and interfere with the free exchange of products at the core of commerce. When we kick off a merchant, we’re asserting our own moral code as the superior one. But who gets to define that moral code?
Tobias Lutke
You can control and censor a child’s reading, but you can’t control her interpretations; no one can guess how a message that to adults seems banal or ridiculous or outmoded will alter itself and evolve inside the darkness of a child’s heart.
Hilary Mantel
In Russia, they do not generally block the Internet and directly censor websites.
Rebecca MacKinnon