Top 55 Freedom Of Expression Quotes

Here we have the best Freedom Of Expression Quotes from famous authors such as Violet Chachki, Mona Eltahawy, Tariq Ramadan, Dominic Grieve, Mick Jagger. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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In the drag community it’s mostly women in the audience, even for burlesque. I think people look at strippping as a male gaze thing and I think the actual neo-classical burlesque community is more about women supporting women and their creativity, along with freedom of expression.

A source of embarrassment for Libyans, Gadhafi has never been a joke: disappearances, a police state, zero freedom of expression, and poverty for at least a third of the population of country tremendously wealthy thanks to oil.

Freedom of expression is not absolute. Countries have laws that define the framework for exercising this right and which, for instance, condemn racist language.

It is not always easy to balance freedom of expression with the needs of the justice system.

I am conservative with a small ‘c.’ It’s possible to be conservative in fiscal policy, and tolerant on moral issues or questions of freedom of expression.

What I do in films is really special work but it doesn’t happen everyday. On the other hand, art is completely my domain. It is my freedom of expression; I decide what I want to say, which satisfies and completes me.

Growing up with a bold feminist in my mother, I witnessed her march magnificently from mini to maxi, fashions so obviously linked to powerful statements of female progression, equality and recognition. I knew no other than freedom of expression in all the forms it came in; art, theatre, fashion, literature and music.

Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players… they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.

Having to censor yourselfwhether it’s lying at the water cooler about how you spent your weekend, scrubbing your Facebook page of any revealing facts, or pretending to be with someone you aren’t – is the antithesis of our foundation as a nation based on freedom of expression and association.

Enshrined in the Philippine constitution, which is similar to the United States, is the bill of rights: freedom of expression, freedom of the press. These are enshrined. And yet, freedom of the press has been curtailed.

I’m not a great dancer. I’m a great advertisement for freedom of expression. I don’t care what you think. I’m having a great time.

Freedom of expression and freedom of speech aren’t really important unless they’re heard. The freedom of hearing is as important as the freedom of speaking.

Tom Smothers
Freedom of expression – in particular, freedom of the press – guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.

Freedom of expression is essential for feminists and dissidents in the Muslim world.

We have never done anything to stop freedom of expression or freedom of press.

Freedom of expression, innovation, and choice drive our economy.

I have always respected the freedom of expression. But the dissemination of false information is lamentable and subject to criminal penalties.

People should be respected for the strength of their convictions, and I also believe in freedom of expression.

To me, the flag represents the greatest ideals of the United States of America, not the worst, but different people look at different things and have different feelings about it. That’s what freedom of expression is all about.

I’m a big believer in the idea that one of the greatest advantages we have here in the United States is freedom of expression and freedom of speech. You should be able to say whatever you want, and I firmly believe that.

The new freedom of expression brought by the Internet goes far beyond politics. People relate to each other in new ways, posing questions about how we should respond to people when all that we know about them is what we have learned through a medium that permits all kinds of anonymity and deception.

We need to do more to stop Iran’s persecution of different religious faiths, including Sunni Muslims, Christians, and Bahais. We must do more to protect the Iranian‘s people’s right to freedom of expression.

In order to defend freedom of expression, we each need to exercise personal responsibility. We need to make good choices about how we behave, based not on fear of strong legal repercussion or fear of the mob, but out of respect for ourselves and others.

We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics… but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression.

To become self-aware, people must be allowed to hear a plurality of opinions and then make up their own minds. They must be allowed to say, write and publish whatever they want. Freedom of expression is the most basic, but fundamental, right. Without it, human beings are reduced to automatons.

The United States gave me opportunities that my country of origin could not: freedom of the press and complete freedom of expression.

In America it’s live by the sword of freedom of expression and be will to die by it as well.

Vince McMahon
Ever since taking office, the Obama administration has sought to accommodate Islamist demands that freedom of expression be curbed, lest it offend Muslims and stoke violence. For example, in 2009, the administration co-sponsored a United Nations Human Rights Council resolution along those lines.

I don’t have tiffs with people. I only mind my business, but whatever interferes my freedom of expression, I have always voiced.

I want makeup to be more about freedom of expression. If I want to put on makeup and make myself look different, I can, but it’s not a standard for every single day.

Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.

The American experience influenced my understanding of individuality, basic human rights, freedom of expression and the rights and responsibilities of citizens.

I’m very keen on having true freedom of expression. True freedom of faith. And free practice of religious faith.

Freedom of expression comes with responsibilities, especially when it comes with serious implications for peace.

Here’s a nation, one of the founding pillars was freedom of speech and freedom of expression. And yet, we have imposed upon people restrictions on what they can say, on what they can think. And the media is the largest proponent of this, crucifying people who say things really quite innocently.

I love to create, and to me, the ultimate freedom of expression is a blank canvas or a block of clay to capture whatever emotions your imagination gives it.

Protecting basic rights such as freedom of expression enhances social stability.

What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.

One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression.

Howard Zinn
I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams.

Al Jazeera is known in the Arab world as the voice of freedom of expression.

If you look at one of the basic underlying tenets of liberty, it’s freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to access of information. If we start sequestering that and blocking it off, you’re going to have pockets around the world that are going to become more and more isolated.

I believe in the freedom of expression, unequivocally – though, as I have written before, I wish more people would understand that freedom of expression is not freedom from consequence.

I think it’s absolutely undeniable that nobody really advocates for complete total speech without any consequence or absolute freedom of expression. There’s a line that most of us agree on somewhere.

I am an optimist, and I believe that people are inherently good and that if you give everyone a voice and freedom of expression, the truth and the good will outweigh the bad.

It seems the feminists are all about female freedom of expression so long as the female is overweight or transgender. You can’t pick and choose what type of women fit your agenda.

We can never intimidate and discourage the people who voice their words with courage. The essence of freedom rests precisely here – in the freedom of expression of the people. And we must protect it.

Information technology is a formidable enabler of freedoms. For example, it lowers barriers to freedom of expression and allows people to get a better grasp of their lives. It should not be used to reduce the freedom of people.

Alexander De Croo
I certainly was one of the instigators in the 1960s of freedom of expression.

I don’t think people know what freedom of expression really means.

To understand Occupy Wall Street, you have to understand artists. Art is freedom – freedom of expression – and its message has resonated through society for centuries.

Peter M Brant
The freedom of expression cannot be defined selectively.

I’m a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.

Art is where we make a stand. If we don’t make it there, freedom of expression is lost for everyone – for artists, for journalists, and for everyday people.

Lucien Bourjeily
Cinema is a form of art, and like every other art form, cinema also needs freedom of expression.