Quotations that match 'libel'.

When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled. J. William Fulbright
[ Abuse Baffled Democracy Democratic Deny Fair Indulge Innuendo Libel Men Others Our Outraged Public Resort Scandal Society Suspicion Themselves Then Trial]
The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel. James Thurber
[ Comedy Libel Limitations Only Rules Taste Those Tolerate]
I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them. Elton John
[ Action Afford Against Because Cases Course Know Laws Legal Libel Mean Some Take Them Things Write]
There are so many exceptions to free speech: child pornography, cross burning, libel, fighting words. Cliff Stearns
[ Burning Child Cross Exceptions Fighting Free Libel Many Speech Words]
It is better, however, for his own reputation that the story-teller should risk a few actions for libel on account of these unfortunate coincidences than that he should adopt the melancholy device of using blanks or asterisks. James Payn
[ Account Actions Adopt Asterisks Better Blanks Coincidences Device Few His However Libel Melancholy Own Reputation Risk Should Than These Unfortunate Using]
Wart hogs should sue for libel. It is a terrible name and they are fine fellows and devoted family men and it is rare to see one by himself; the little woman and the kiddies are usually close at hand. Ilka Chase
[ Close Devoted Family Fellows Fine Hand Himself Hogs Libel Little Men Name Rare See Should Sue Terrible Usually Woman]
No other country in the world gives protection like that, but it is not absolute protection. People sometimes meet that high burden and win libel suits, and in those cases I think they ought to win. Floyd Abrams
[ Absolute Burden Cases Country Gives High Libel Meet Other Ought Protection Sometimes Suits Think Those Win World]
I've stopped caring about skeptics, but if they libel or defame me they will end up in court. Uri Geller
[ Caring Court End Libel Skeptics Stopped Up Will]
That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end. Anthony Holden
[ Also Beginning Being Biographies Book Called Canceled Commissions Considered Course Directly End Fact Fiction Found Journalist Living Non Par Well Were Write]
Libel actions, when we look at them in perspective, are an ornament of a civilized society. They have replaced, after all, at least in most cases, a resort to weapons in defense of a reputation. Henry Anatole Grunwald
[ Actions After Cases Civilized Defense Least Libel Look Most Ornament Perspective Replaced Reputation Resort Society Them Weapons]
The problem is that in our country, they make it almost impossible for politicians to win anything. In England it's easier to win a libel suit. Rand Paul
[ Almost Anything Country Easier England Impossible Libel Make Our Politicians Problem Suit Win]
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image. Charles Dickens
[ Blush Child Childish Distorted Forth Gives Happy Image Man Old Our Own Pride Send State Title Together Ugly]
If you call your opponent a politician, it's grounds for libel. Mark Russell
[ Call Grounds Libel Opponent Politician Your]
All the libel lawyers will tell you there's no libel any more, that everyone's given up. Ian Hislop Legal
[ Any Everyone Given Lawyers Libel More Tell Up Will]