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Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man's nose begins.
You make men love their government and their country by giving them the kind of government and the kind of country that inspire respect and love; a country that is free and unafraid, that lets the discontented talk in order to learn the causes of their discontent and end those causes, that refuses to impel men to spy on their neighbors, that protects its citizens vigorously from harmful acts while it leaves the remedies for objectionable ideas to counter-argument and time.
The real value of freedom is not to the minority that wants to talk, but to the majority that does not want to listen.
Freedom from something is not enough. It should also be freedom for something. Freedom is not safety but opportunity. Freedom ought to be a means to enable the press to serve the proper functions of communication in a free society.
The real value of freedom is not to the minority that wants to talk but to the majority that does not want to listen.
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