"I don't think that there is absolute freedom of the press. We operate under laws - against libel, for instance. The idea that there is some absolute press freedom is kind of a myth."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Bill Keller on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Bill Keller on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Bill Keller on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Bill Keller on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Bill Keller on Mahatma Gandhi
"My dad was an engineer, and he became the CEO of Chevron. His was an engineer's mind-set: Everything's kind of a problem how do you approach the problem?"
"I don't have dating tips."
"I think there's been a decline in the public's access to what's being done with their tax dollars, what's being done in their name. I hope that that will be repaired."
"My view of social media is that it is a set of tools, not a religion."
"Every technology, including the printing press, comes at some price."