->''If any form of pleasure is exhibited,\\
Report to me and it shall be prohibited!\\
I'll put my foot down; so shall it be!\\
[[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny This is the land of the free!]]''
--> --Groucho Marx, ''DuckSoup''

->''We're the morality Squad\\
Armed with the wrath of God!\\
My name is Granbo\\
And here's my holy hot-rod!\\
Freedom for all the people\\
Brave, true and strong\\
Freedom for all the people\\
[[MoralMyopia Unless I think you're wrong!]]''
-->-- '''{{GWAR}}''', ''"The Morality Squad"''

->'''Marge''': A new violent video game has hit the streets! And we need to get rid of it, before it warps any children with its bloops and bleeps!\\
'''Homer''': But that game sounds awesome!\\
'''Marge''': And therefore '''should be destroyed'''!
-->''TheSimpsonsHitAndRun''

->'''Rod Flanders''': Daddy, what are you doing?\\
'''Ned Flanders''': Imploring people I never met to pressure a government with better things to do to punish a man who meant no harm for something nobody even saw. That's what I'm doing!\\
'''Rod Flanders''': (pause) Daddy, [[YouNeedToGetLaid we think you need a new mommy]].
-->-- '''"You Kent Always Say What You Want"''', ''TheSimpsons''

->'''Marge''': Call me a killjoy, but I think that because this is not to my taste, no one else should be able to enjoy it.
-->''TheSimpsons'', "The Great Wife Hope"

->'''Helen Lovejoy''': Won't somebody ''please'' ThinkOfTheChildren?
-->''TheSimpsons'', multiple episodes

->''There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.''
-->-- '''Francis Herbert Bradley'''

->''“Nearly all a poor bastard's desires are punishable by jail.”''
-->--'''Louis-Ferdinand Céline''', ''Journey to the End of the Night''

->''I am none other than Mr. Kehoe Pinney, President of the Campaign Against Filth and Blasphemy. And we’re going to ban this memory training system of yours in [[OverlyLongGag Swansea, Harrogate, East Devon, Preston, Glasgow, Staines, Yule, Gilford, Bournemouth, Watford, Yeovil, Dudley, Stourbridge, Quinton, Lutton, Weston-Super-Mare, Plymouth, Talke, Paignton, Sidmouth, Eastbourne, Bishop Auckland, Wigan, Jersey, Haverfordwest, the whole of Berkshire, the whole of Cornwall]], and why are we banning it? Because we’re the ones who know what’s disgusting. [[ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontWatch We don’t have to see a pigsty to know it stinks]] ladies and gentlemen. It’s an insult to decent, right thinking people. Not that we’d ever have anything to do with it anyway. And even if we did, it wouldn’t harm us. Never! It would never harm us. Only other people, [[ThinkOfTheChildren who aren’t as mentally stable and mature as we are.]] Thank! You!
-->''Creator/MontyPython'', [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hastily_Cobbled_Together_for_a_Fast_Buck_Album "Monty Python's Hastily Cobbled Together For A Fast Buck Album"]] in a massive TakeThat to the uproar surrounding ''Film/MontyPythonsLifeOfBrian''.

->''Ask yourselves if this is the kind of book you would wish your wife or servants to read''
-->-- From the court hearing against LadyChatterleysLover

->''"There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all."''
-->--'''OscarWilde'''

->''"The lust to standardize and regulate extends to the most trivial minutia of everyday life."''
-->--'''Creator/HLMencken'''

->''"I like a moral problem so much better than a real problem."''
-->--'''Dr. Elaine May'''

->''“Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.”''
-->-- '''Kurt Vonnegut'''

->''"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised [[TheEvilsOfFreeWill for the good of its victims]] may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty [[PetTheDog may sometimes sleep]], his cupidity may [[VictoryIsBoring at some point be satiated]]; but those who [[TortureFirstAskQuestionsLater torment us for our own good]] torment us without end, for they do so with [[KnightTemplar the approval of their own conscience.]]"''
-->-- '''Creator/CSLewis'''

->''Now and then it seems that banning is all they can do. It's all they seem to ''want'' to do. That's the problem with a free nation: you can't [[DelusionsOfGrandeur make yourself significant]] by granting freedoms, so you spend your time looking for freedoms to restrict in the name of a [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans greater good]], and there's always a greater good... As long as we're worried about sending messages: it sends an excellent message to let kids know that something that might encourage [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour doubleplus Ungoodthink]] can be taken away by the state because you might draw the wrong conclusions.''
-->-- '''James Lileks''', ''The Bleat'', [[http://lileks.com/bleat/?p=1334 "Thursday, March 05"]]

->''"You prefer compelling lies about [[PoesLaw vodka tampons and sex bracelets]] than factual monotony because [[ThePowerOfHate you are happier being angry]] than being right. Moral outrage is useful, even when it's built around imaginary problems because it gives you the context to say, "Wow, I'm a pretty good person in comparison to that."''
-->-- Website/{{Cracked}} article ''[[http://www.cracked.com/blog/a-letter-to-parents-about-fake-teen-crazes-news_p2/ A letter to parents about fake teen crazes]]''

->''“Think of the children” being a slogan that almost completely forecloses any possibility of actually doing so. “The children” are in the end a nebulously defined potential utopia severed from the lived experience of any actual people. They are non-existent but ideal citizens, defined by the very fact of their non-participation in sex or politics. When the child becomes an adult - i.e. an actual functioning citizen, they notably lose this aura of protection, rendering the ugly fallacy of this rhetoric clear.''
-->-- '''[[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2014/02/outside-government-torchwood-children_10.html Phil Sandifer]]'''

->''"It is an absolute joke that [[ScottSnyder [Scott] Snyder’s]] ''Batman'' is rated “T,” as I doubt if [[ComicBook/DeathOfTheFamily the Joker wearing his skinned face as a mask]] is something any parent wants their 13-year-old reading. ''{{Batwoman}}'', which is far less gory than ''Wonder Woman'' or ''Batman'', is rated “T+” – presumably because [[SexIsEvil it shows women kissing each other]]. THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!!"''
-->--'''Greg Burgas''', [[http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2013/02/25/superhero-comics-versus-superhero-movies-why-does-one-get-a-bigger-audience-than-the-other/ "Superhero Comics Versus Superhero Movies: Why Does One Get a Bigger Audience Than the Other?"]]

->''Wertham wasn’t the only anti-comics hysteric, but he was the first to do a whole book out of the subject, and his testimony formed the bulk of the anti-comics portion of the 1953 juvenile delinquency hearings that ended up crippling the industry. Wertham’s testimony, equal parts irate nonsense and also book tour promotional stop for ''Seduction'', which had just come out, got half the mothers in the country terrified of just what comic books were doing to their poor, susceptible ''LeaveItToBeaver'' [[TheFifties 1950s]] kids. His testimony contained no scientific data, was based on no credible research, and willfully misrepresented the content of the comics he was using as examples, but he brought with him [[KnowNothingKnowItAll the veneer of a very respectable doctor]] fighting the good fight for the kids.''
-->-- '''[[http://www.rickworley.com/2012/06/22/fredric-wertham-douchebags-of-comics/ Rick Worley]]''' on ''[[UsefulNotes/TheComicsCode Seduction of the Innocent]]''

->"Boy, am I glad they cut that last shot out of the theatrical version. I hate it when my slasher movies [[ShapedLikeItself contain slashings in them]]. Just as I hate comedies that don't cut out the funny parts."
-->-- '''TheCinemaSnob''', ''Film/FridayThe13th1980''

->"Mary Whitehouse has taken umbrage, no surprise there."
-->-- '''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus''', "Election Night Special"
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