Quote of the day, Jan. 10

Roger Ebert, on freedom of speech (1990)

“Of what use is freedom of speech to those who fear to offend?”

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2 Responses to “Quote of the day, Jan. 10”

  1. Clare Flourish Says:

    A great deal. Fearful of offending you, I seek to persuade you that persuasive speech is more effective than offensive speech. Offensive speech may enthuse an opponent as much as a supporter; persuasive speech seeks to get the opponent on side.

  2. Brian Hartz Says:

    Reblogged this on BriWrites and commented:
    Very well said.

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