Top 45 Freedom Of Expression Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Freedom Of Expression Quotes from famous people such as Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Rahul Gandhi, Nazanin Boniadi, John Kani, Matt Mullenweg, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The news that comes out of Pakistan is always geared toward terrorism and fundamentalism. But when you give people freedom of expression and the freedom to go out and be social and to express themselves, you will see a change. I see that coming about in my country.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Startup India is welcome for the economy, but it cannot be accompanied by ‘Shut Up India’ in society. What gives Startup India its strength is freedom of expression, thought, and dissent. You choke this, and you choke entrepreneurship.
Rahul Gandhi
Artists often become vocal advocates of freedom of expression because we depend on it so heavily in our work. But it is an inalienable right that belongs to everyone on an equal basis.
Nazanin Boniadi
All over the world, there is someone sitting in a cell because he or she is not allowed freedom of expression.
John Kani
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.
Matt Mullenweg
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.
Mick Jagger
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.
Shefali Shah
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.
Frank Gaffney
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.
Ben Carson
In our Constitution, it is said that we have freedom of speech and freedom of expression. In my mind, unless that freedom is total, it is no freedom at all.
Akshaye Khanna
I certainly was one of the instigators in the 1960s of freedom of expression.
Sally Kirkland
Freedom of expression, innovation, and choice drive our economy.
Jay Inslee
Languages and cultures are disappearing at an enormously fast rate, and many of them are in Canada. These are extreme examples of removal of freedom of expression – to actually lose a language and the ability to express that culture.
John Ralston Saul
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.
Dario Fo
The freedom of expression cannot be defined selectively.
Barkha Dutt
I don’t have tiffs with people. I only mind my business, but whatever interferes my freedom of expression, I have always voiced.
Kamal Haasan
The United States gave me opportunities that my country of origin could not: freedom of the press and complete freedom of expression.
Jorge Ramos
I defend both the freedom of expression and society’s right to counter it. I must pay the price for differing. It is the natural way of things.
Naguib Mahfouz
Any director or writer or artist has the right to do what they want to do – freedom of expression is something I celebrate.
Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
The argument about the need to regulate the digital space has to be weighed against freedom of expression in our society, whether we are interacting in a virtual world or in the real world where we have the growth of so-called ‘safe spaces.’
Claire Fox
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
Salman Rushdie
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
Cinema is a form of art, and like every other art form, cinema also needs freedom of expression.
Taapsee Pannu
Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
Taslima Nasrin
Freedom of expression is tested during times of anger and conflict and enables all opinions and outraged expressions of dissent that we may not want to hear. But even for this there have to be limits.
Yair Lapid
We live in a democratic country, and I take great pride in saying that I’m from India, a country where democracy is worshipped and freedom of expression is part and parcel of any person’s fundamental right.
Manoj Bajpayee
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