Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody can read.
Where liberty dwells, there is my country. H.L. Mencken attributed this popular statement to Benjamin Franklin, written in a March 14, 1783 letter to Benjamin Vaughan. That letter, however, has not been located. Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations notes this was the motto of James Otis (Latin: Ubi libertas, ibi patria; the
He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.