Everyone is sharing the quote "I would rather die standing than live on my knees." and attributing it to one of the Charlie Hebdo editors.
It was Zapata who said it.
Prefiero morir de pie que vivir de rodillas.- Emiliano Zapata.
And it referred as much to the church as it did to freedom in general.
It doesn't lessen the horrible events in Paris but I think it should be known.