The vast number of titles which are published each year — all of them are to the good, even if some of them may annoy or even repel us for a time. For none of us would trade freedom of expression and of ideas for the narrowness of the public censor. America is a free market for people who have something to say, and need not fear to say it.

Hubert Horatio Humphrey (1911-1978) American politician
Address, National Book Awards, New York City (8 Mar 1967)

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