Areopagitica is regarded as one of the most eloquent defences of press freedom ever written.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
– John Milton, Areopagitica: A speech of Mr. John Milton for the liberty of unlicensed printing to the Parliament of England, 1644
Posted by kazvorpal on July 12, 2010 in Politics
Tags: 1st amendment, areopagitica, civil war, fire in a crowded theater, first amendment, free speech, freedom, freedom of expression, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, john milton, liberty, milton, paradise lost, parliament, quotation, quotations, quote, quotes, sayings, speech, speeches
Enter your email address to Get a new sensible quote, at most once each weekday, delivered to your inbox.
Liking the Sentient
Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS)