If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long.
Quote by Noam Chomsky
Click on the picture of
Noam Chomsky quote
you want to see a larger version.
Noam Chomsky Quotes
Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth.
The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.
The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.
In many respects, the United States is a great country. Freedom of speech is protected more than in any other country. It is also a very free society.
The public is not to see where power lies, how it shapes policy, and for what ends. Rather, people are to hate and fear one another.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?
The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on science and art are as well.
The power of the American system of republicanism lies in its capacity to allow religious belief to be a competing, not a controlling, factor in American life.
We have to get control of our borders. You can only do that if you make companies obey the law and not hire undocumented or illegals. They can only do that is if they have a Social Security Card that has biometrics so they know whether the person is legal or not.
Love begets love, love knows no rules, this is the same for all.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.