"As centuries of dictators have shown, an illiterate crowd is the easiest to rule; since the craft of reading cannot be untaught once it has been acquired, the second-best recourse is to limit its scope".
"It's not just the books under fire now that worry me.
It is the books that will never be written.
The books that will never be read. And all due to the fear of censorship.
And all due to the fear of censorship. As always, young readers will be the real losers”.