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Robert Green Ingersoll

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Biography - Robert Green Ingersoll:

American writer.
Born: 1833 - Died: 1899
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

I would not wish to live in a world where I could not express my honest opinions. Men who deny to others the right of speech are not fit to live with honest men.




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Quotes

Quotes about freedom of expression:


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.





If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.





Article XI – The free communication of thoughts and of opinions is one of the most precious rights of man: any citizen thus may speak, write, print freely, except to respond to the abuse of this liberty, in the cases determined by the law.





If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.





Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.











Quotes

Robert Green Ingersoll also said...


Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.





What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.





Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.





Reason, Observation and Experience — the Holy Trinity of Science — have taught us that happiness is the only good; that the time to be happy is now, and the way to be happy is to make others so.





Above all things, one should maintain his self-respect, and there is but one way to do that, and that is to live in accordance with your highest ideal.












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