Quotes and Sayings about Freedom of Press

Quotes and Sayings about Freedom of Press

A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
The most effective check and balance on government has been an independent press which maintains its credibility by ensuring that its criticism is balanced and based on fact - based indeed on solid journalistic work.
I love the free press. It's, like, the best... press.
Clark Thompson in God's Favorite Idiot - Season 1 Episode 2
One of the unsung freedoms that go with a free press is the freedom not to read it.
We need a free press. We must have it. It's vital.
A free press is the cornerstone of democracy; there is no question about that.

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Disappearances are bread-and-butter to journalists.
So long as men write what they think, then all of the other freedoms - all of them - may remain intact. And it is then that writing becomes a weapon of truth.
A good journalist never reveals her sources.
Fabienne Beriot in Lupin - Season 1 Episode 4
What is it with reporters? You take one person's tragedy and force the world to experience it... spread it like sickness.
Richard Morgan in The Ring
People aren't always very fond of journalists. You know what they say - lies are soft and malleable, but the truth is sharp and inflexible.
Certain people have wanted to put me behind bars for a long time now. That's part of my work. If I were afraid, I couldn't do what I do.
When did fact checking and journalism go their separate ways?
I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents, not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us.
Journalism should be more like science. As far as possible, facts should be verifiable. If journalists want long-term credibility for their profession, they have to go in that direction. Have more respect for readers.
Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
Journalism is what we need to make democracy work.
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.
We don't go into journalism to be popular. It is our job to seek the truth and put constant pressure on our leaders until we get answers.
As a journalist, one tends to think there's nothing off limits.
Journalism: an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space.
I’m a reporter. I follow people that do not want to be followed.
Eddie Brock in Venom
I think journalism is a great way to do public service, to have an impact on your community.
The first essence of journalism is to know what you want to know, the second, is to find out who will tell you.
This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
People learn to love their chains.
Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 10
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live... at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin' to trade ALL the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take... OUR FREEDOM!
William Wallace in Braveheart
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 2
It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.
Tyler Durden in Fight Club
It was right then that I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And I remember thinking: How did he know to put the pursuit part in there? That maybe happiness is something that we can only pursue. And maybe we can actually never have it, no matter what. How did he know that?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
But only in their dreams can men be truly free. 'Twas always thus, and always thus will be.
John Keating in Dead Poets Society
Some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice. But still, the place you live in is that much more drab and empty that they're gone.
Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding in The Shawshank Redemption
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
We don't appreciate what we have until it's gone. Freedom is like that. It's like air. When you have it, you don't notice it.
Mohsin: "God would probably choose someone simple, sweet."
Clark: "That's not me. I'm not simple and sweet. I'm very edgy, actually."
Clark Thompson in God's Favorite Idiot - Season 1 Episode 2
Chamuel: "You have been chosen by God to help the world."
Clark: "No, really? I was afraid he was gonna say something like this."
Clark Thompson in God's Favorite Idiot - Season 1 Episode 2
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Here was the chance to provide the leadership the country deserved: positive, modern, rational, appealing to people's hopes rather than their fears.
Mohsin: "Remember last summer when you took a bunch of Adderall with margaritas and thought you met Oliver Twist?"
Amily: "No. The whole point of taking Adderall and margaritas is so you don't remember."
Amily Luck in God's Favorite Idiot - Season 1 Episode 1
Arizona may be the only state in America where mothers don't tell their children that someday they can grow up and be president.
You will not f*ck with my children's future. You will not destroy the freedoms my grandfather fought two world wars to defend.
Hugh Grant - August 2019, about Boris Johnson
People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
I had only a little time left and I didn't want to waste it on God.
Frisbee: "Tell me that's not alcohol?!"
Amily: "Maybe it is - maybe it isn't."
Amily Luck in God's Favorite Idiot - Season 1 Episode 1
You are acting crazier than normal, which is very crazy.
Mohsin Raza in God's Favorite Idiot - Season 1 Episode 1

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