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Quote from Henry Steele Commager,

"Censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates, in the end,
the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion...
In the long run it will create a generation incapable of appreciating
the difference between independence of thought and subservience."


Henry Steele Commager (more quotes by Henry Steele Commager or books by/about Henry Steele Commager)

(1902-1998) Historian and author


Freedom, Loyalty and Dissent, 1954


Censorship, Dissent, Freedom, Hypocrisy, Independence, Individualism, Prohibition, Propaganda, Slavery, Speech, Tolerance, Truth, Subservience


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