"Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them."
"It would be intolerant if I advocated the banning of religion, but of course I never have."
"I didn't know that President Bush would endorse a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage."