Noam Chomsky picture

Noam Chomsky

add to notebook
get quotes on image

Born Friday 7 December 1928

Professions: Activist, Critic, Historian, Philosopher, Scientist

Nationality: American

Most frequent words in Noam Chomsky quotes

Filter author quotes by word: people (12), world (9), more (7), very (7), human (7), other (7), States (6), all (5), state (4), control (5), language (4), any (5), one (5), power (5), say (5), called (4), some (4), free (2), government (3), American (4), terror (3), war (4), every (4), same (4), freedom (4), survival (3), democracy (3), well (3), society (3), history (3), believe (2), consumption (2), consequences (3), country (2), never (3), try (2), propaganda (3), institutions (2), place (3), system (3), terrorism (2), just (3), fear (3), question (3), public (3), United (3), way (3), massive (3), use (3), impose (3), nature (3), will (3), moral (2), either (3), done (2), media (3), two (3), increase (2), another (2), population (2), process (1), prophets (1), inefficiencies (1), intellectual (2), individual (2), humans (2), used (2), own (2), years (2), threat (2), going (2), Britain (2), may (2), exist (2), category (2), executive (2), teaching (1), party (1), anywhere (2), genetic (1), rights (2), five (2), pressure (2), Iraq (2), Bible (2), totalitarian (2), America (2), basically (2), certain (2), argument (1), choice (2), education (2), Internet (2), consume (2), culture (2), principles (1), ago (2), choose (2), standards (2), powerful (2), interests (2), relations (2), significant (2), aspects (2), hideous (2), students (2), over (2), atrocities (1), popular (2), good (1), laws (2), creation (1), see (2), lot (2), Latin (2), weapon (1), oratory (2), catastrophe (2), agents (2), work (1), influential (1), provide (1), opposed (2), matters (1), deficit (1), need (1), policies (1), newspapers (1), involves (1), academic (1), namely (1), characteristics (1), Jewish (1), discontent (1), technique (1), declared (1), removes (1), explore (1), concentration (1), owners (1), Mars (1), professor (1), colorless (1), stopping (1), valued (1), affects (1), uniformity (1), Nuremberg (1), Neptune (1), hanged (1), aliens (1), fairly (1), obedience (1), distinguishes (1), Turkish (1), tens (1), Palestine (1), skills (1), component (1), interact (1), grammar (1), economists (1), false (1), viciously (1), growing (1), sleep (1), possibly (1), 1990s (1), inhabited (1), stayed (1), democracies (1), distracted (1), leader (1), integration (1), illustrations (1), unnoticed (1), Internets (1), fighting (1), exercised (1), pathology (1), globalisation (1), repression (1), knowingly (1), civilians (1), trolley (1), intrinsic (1), puzzles (1), repressive (1), insights (1), beetles (1), variations (1), WMD (1), soon (1), shapes (1), political (1), potential (1), obligation (1), existence (1), violence (1), felt (1), label (1), results (1), under (1), almost (1), concept (1), lies (1), crime (1), ones (1), art (1), course (1), Africa (1), example (1), rather (1), research (1), problems (1), theory (1), ability (1), science (1), come (1), goal (1), fact (1), concern (1), social (1), true (1), perceive (1), least (1), stability (1), left (1), must (1), factory (1), whos (1), call (1), after (1), real (1), security (1), nothing (1), along (1), group (1), long (1), someone (1), organism (1), animal (1), also (1), youth (1), serious (1), interpretation (1), often (1), get (1), understood (1), saying (1), hate (1), else (1), while (1), mainstream (1), principle (1), wont (1), option (1), terrorist (1), lets (1), took (1), waiting (1), business (1), did (1), somewhat (1), opportunities (1), action (1), European (1), day (1), killed (1), arise (1), imagination (1), environment (1), best (1), together (1), things (1), folk (1), quality (1), stop (1), 1940s (1), clerical (1), desert (1), immigrants (1), varied (1), international (1), decent (1), limited (1), decision (1), properties (1), email (1), constant (1), cultural (1), might (1), step (1), worst (1), challenge (1), forever (1), President (1), followers (1), regime (1), refugees (1), perpetuate (1), car (1), probably (1), later (1), Israel (1), efforts (1), circumstances (1), field (1), financial (1), songs (1), environmental (1), percent (1), thousands (1), factions (1), kinds (1), structural (1), nuclear (1), seeing (1), communication (1), today (1), reasons (1), carry (1), manner (1), growth (1), known (1), age (1), marginalisation (1), resistance (1), coming (1), privilege (1), role (1), rigidity (1), given (1), fixed (1), participating (1), suffered (1), happens (1), pure (1), meaningful (1), governments (1), repeat (1), amazed (1), whatever (1), postwar (1), interested (1), easy (1), Zionist (1), product (1), part (1), force (1), speech (1), unlimited (1), office (1), policy (1), industrial (1), possibility (1), concentrations (1), stilling (1), declassified (1), linguistics (1), explorers (1), archives (1), hegemony (1), hurtling (1), stages (1), gone (1), illusion (1), something (1), 500 (1), large (1), dead (1), different (1), progress (1), Republicans (1), speed (1), want (1), relevant (1), participation (1), perfectly (1), graduate (1), Democrats (1), doing (1), decisions (1), markets (1), student (1), substantial (1), line (1), remember (1), confident (1), killing (1), women (1), tradition (1), feel (1), live (1), thought (1), make (1), sense (1), mother (1), books (1), sound (1), economic (1), fun (1), sailing (1), justice (1), movement (1), thing (1), theres (1), specific (1), kind (1), back (1), ideas (1), through (1), time (1), came (1), reasonable (1), reason (1), become (1), now (1), about (1), words (1), great (1), generation (1), working (1), hours (1), threaten (1), far (1), really (1), does (1), organisation (1), horrendous (1), unusual (1), ratify (1), independent (1), analysis (1), ashamed (1), honored (1), mechanic (1), allowing (1), invaded (1), servility (1), politicians (1), doctrines (1), heroes (1), advances (1), invaluable (1), censorship (1), phenomenon (1), professors (1), conventional (1), furiously (1), fascist (1), bacteria (1), ideological (1), maintaining (1), questions (1), driven (1), corporate (1), indoctrination (1), countries (1), psychological (1), being (1), factor (1), formation (1), establishment (1), attempt (1), project (1), impress (1), shift (1), direct (1), essential (1), mass (1), brand (1), travelling (1), wanton (1), brutal (1), justification (1), radical (1), proponent (1), rational (1), forth (1), opinion (1), degree (1), phase (1), textile (1), arms (1), picket (1), despise (1), expression (1), coercion (1), terminal (1), profits (1), loss (1), notion (1), rich (1), betray (1), sooner (1), scattering (1), proposal (1), produce (1), analogue (1), feasible (1), argue (1), green (1), assault (1), expectation (1), invade (1), literal (1), marvelous (1), accumulation (1), plant (1), tool (1), puts (1), innocent (1), separated (1), idiotic (1), remote (1), built (1), worried (1), routine (1), helpless (1), material (1), guarded (1), late (1), liberalization (1), assumed (1), unique (1), sovereign (1), welfare (1), manipulation (1), mandatory (1), bludgeon (1), prerequisite (1), jailed (1), evolution (1), protected (1), telegraph (1), century (1), observer (1), higher (1), works (1), read (1), telephone (1), less (1), past (1), major (1), universal (1), reality (1), inconceivable (1), Trek (1), detest (1), animals (1), creatures (1), ends (1), independence (1), barriers (1), experienced (1), comforting (1), mothers (1), affairs (1), week (1), ships (1), aware (1), giving (1), pernicious (1), turns (1), overcome (1), ideals (1), millions (1), beaten (1), infinitely (1), admire (1), obvious (1), appears (1), challenging (1), happen (1), positive (1), liberal (1), temporary (1), survived (1), applied (1), drugs (1), talks (1), dictator (1), college (1), species (1), dictatorship (1), respects (1) [Words used by Noam Chomsky]

Public opinion can be influential, the media can be influential.

Words: public, opinion, influential, media
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

My proposal happens to be very mainstream.

Words: proposal, happens, very, mainstream
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

In America, the professor talks to the mechanic. They are in the same category.

Words: America, professor, talks, mechanic, same, category
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

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.

Words: respects, United, States, great, country, freedom, speech, protected, more, any, other, also, very, free, society
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

You cannot control your own population by force, but it can be distracted by consumption.

Words: control, own, population, force, distracted, consumption
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

There is massive propaganda for everyone to consume. Consumption is good for profits and consumption is good for the political establishment.

Words: massive, propaganda, consume, consumption, good, profits, political, establishment
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

There are two problems for our species' survival - nuclear war and environmental catastrophe - and we're hurtling towards them. Knowingly.

Words: two, problems, species, survival, nuclear, war, environmental, catastrophe, hurtling, knowingly
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long.

Words: observer, Mars, probably, amazed, survived, long
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

In the US, there is basically one party - the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population.

Words: basically, one, party, business, two, factions, called, Democrats, Republicans, somewhat, different, carry, variations, same, policies, large, opposed, population
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

Stability is when the U.K. and U.S. invade a country and impose the regime of their choice.

Words: stability, invade, country, impose, regime, choice
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

The government of Israel doesn't like the kinds of things I say, which puts them into the same category as every other government in the world.

Words: government, Israel, kinds, things, say, puts, same, category, every, other, world
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

The 'anti-globalisation movement' is the most significant proponent of globalisation - but in the interests of people, not concentrations of state-private power.

Words: movement, significant, proponent, globalisation, interests, people, concentrations, power
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

In the literal sense, there has been no relevant evolution since the trek from Africa. But there has been substantial progress towards higher standards of rights, justice and freedom - along with all too many illustrations of how remote is the goal of a decent society.

Words: literal, sense, relevant, evolution, Trek, Africa, substantial, progress, higher, standards, rights, justice, freedom, along, all, illustrations, remote, goal, decent, society
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

State formation has been a brutal project, with many hideous consequences. But the results exist, and their pernicious aspects should be overcome.

Words: state, formation, brutal, project, hideous, consequences, results, exist, pernicious, aspects, overcome
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

As a Zionist youth leader in the 1940s, I was among those who called for a binational state in Mandatory Palestine. When a Jewish state was declared, I felt that it should have the rights of other states - no more, no less.

Words: Zionist, youth, leader, 1940s, called, state, mandatory, Palestine, Jewish, declared, felt, rights, other, States, more, less
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.

Words: wanton, killing, innocent, civilians, terrorism, war
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

Sooner or later, jihadist-style terror and WMD are going to come together and the consequences could be horrendous.

Words: sooner, later, terror, WMD, going, come, together, consequences, horrendous
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

When Britain and the U.S. invaded Iraq, it was with the reasonable expectation that it was going to increase the threat of terror, as it has.

Words: Britain, invaded, Iraq, reasonable, expectation, going, increase, threat, terror
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

I don't see any possibility of Britain and the U.S. allowing a sovereign independent Iraq; that's almost inconceivable.

Words: see, any, possibility, Britain, allowing, sovereign, independent, Iraq, almost, inconceivable
add quote to my notebook
create quote image

The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.

Words: Internet, very, positive, step, education, organisation, participation, meaningful, society
add quote to my notebook
create quote image