Quotes by Edward Snowden

Edward Joseph Snowden is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency employee, and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 without authorization. His disclosures revealed numerous global surveillance programs, many run by the NSA and the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance with the cooperation of telecommunication companies and European governments. In 2013, Snowden was hired by an NSA contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, after previous employment with Dell and the CIA.

The best Quotes and Sayings

I would rather be without a state than without a voice.

- Edward SnowdenOpinions

Truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped.

- Edward Snowden, Interview Glenn Greenwald, 06.06.2013Truth, 2013

This country is worth dying for.

- Edward Snowden, Interview Glenn Greenwald, 06.06.2013America

There have been times throughout American history where what is right is not the same as what is legal. Sometimes to do the right thing you have to break the law.

- Edward SnowdenLaw

Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say.

- Edward Snowden, via reddit, 21.05.2015Freedom, Privacy & Data

I do not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded.

- Edward SnowdenPrivacy & Data