"To speak his thoughts is every freeman's right,
in peace and war, in council and in fight."
by:
Homer
(sometime between 1050-850 BC) legendary Greek epic poet
Source:
The Iliad
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Freedom of speech also includes the sounds of silence. It is also wisdom to know when to exercise the freedom of speech - verbally, through expression or otherwise.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Just how long has the freeman been defending his liberty? Seems like it never ends. ;-)
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Ultimately, the inestimable right of freedom of expression can be rightly valued only by those to whom the unrelenting pursuit of the Truth is a Holy Grail.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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     -- Mary - MI      
    This all the more important in this climate of Political Correctness.
     -- jim k, austin     
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