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Lock up your libraries if you like, but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.
To enjoy freedom, if the platitude is pardonable, we have of course to control ourselves. We must not squander our powers, helplessly and ignorantly, squirting half the house in order to water a single rose-bush; we must train them, exactly and powerfully, here on the very spot.
To admit authorities, however heavily furred and gowned, into our libraries and let them tell us how to read, what to read, what value to place upon what we read, is to destroy the spirit of freedom which is the breath of those sanctuaries.
If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
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