"The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honour you can bestow
on him. It means that you recognise his superiority to yourself."
by:
Joseph Sobran
(1946-2010) Columnist
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Universal Press Syndicate
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mindblowing!!!
 -- shitij, bangalore     
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    Absolutely, it's just common sense.
     -- J. Allen, Arlington, Va.     
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    Generally, it is primal pride and fear that animate the actions and ambitions of those who would suppress freedom of expression.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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     -- jim k, Austin      
    I'm not sure what happened to my earlier post but . . . ?
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    I can think of other ways I'd like to be honored -- a greater honor it would be to not be silenced but acknowledged for one's words.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    He must have considered everyone superior.
     -- Warren, olathe     
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