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Quote from Archibald Macleish,

"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 (more quotes by Archibald Macleish or books by/about Archibald Macleish)

(1892-1982) Poet, playwright, Librarian of Congress, & Assistant Secretary of State under Franklin Roosevelt


Saturday Review, 12 May 1979


Censorship, Congress, Free Thought, Library, Speech


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