Julian Assange Quotes

”Journalism should be more like science. As far as possible, facts should be verifiable. If journalists want long-term credibility for their profession, they have to go in that direction. Have more respect for readers.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abusers, and when powerful abusers are taken on, there’s always a bad reaction. So we see that controversy, and we believe that is a good thing to engage in.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”WikiLeaks has revealed some hard truths about the Iraq and Afghan wars and broken stories about corporate corruption.”
-Julian Assange

”Wikileaks is a mechanism to maximize the flow of information to maximize the amount of action leading to just reform.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”I mean there’s enormous pressures to harmonize freedom of speech legislation and transparency legislation around the world – within the E.U., between China and the United States. Which way is it going to go? It’s hard to see.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature.”
Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”The Iraq War was the biggest issue for people of my generation in the West. It was also the clearest case, in my living memory, of media manipulation and the creation of a war through ignorance.”
– Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”Whistleblowers often take very significant efforts to bring us material and often at very significant risks.”
-Julian Assange

”It’s interesting that Swiss banks also hide their assets from the Swiss by using offshore bank structuring.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.”
– Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”To keep a person ignorant is to place them in a cage.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”Cryptography is the essential building block of independence for organisations on the Internet, just like armies are the essential building blocks of states, because otherwise one state just takes over another.”
– Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”Knowledge has always flowed upwards to bishops and kings, not down to serfs and slaves.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”I saw that publishing all over the world was deeply constrained by self-censorship, economics and political censorship, while the military-industrial complex was growing at a tremendous rate, and the amount of information that it was collecting about all of us vastly exceeded the public imagination.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”Well, there’s a question as to what sort of information is important in the world, what sort of information can achieve reform. And there’s a lot of information. So information that organizations are spending economic effort into concealing, that’s a really good signal that when the information gets out, there’s a hope of it doing some good.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”These big-package releases. There should be a cute name for them.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”As we’ve gotten more successful, there’s a gap between the speed of our publishing pipeline and the speed of our receiving submissions pipeline. Our pipeline of leaks has been increasing exponentially as our profile rises, and our ability to publish is increasing linearly.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”We have a way of dealing with information that has sort of personal – personally identifying information in it. But there are legitimate secrets – you know, your records with your doctor; that’s a legitimate secret. But we deal with whistleblowers that are coming forward that are really sort of well motivated.”
Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”Stopping leaks is a new form of censorship.”
-Julian Assange

Top 20 Julian Assange Quotes

”Well, I mean, the real attack on truth is tabloid journalism in the United States.”
-Julian Assange

Leave a Comment