Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

American Linguist, Political Activist

Lived from: 1928-

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    A siege is an act of war.

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    After my first year of college, each course I took in every field was so boring that I didn't even go to the classes.
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    Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.

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    As a research tool, the internet is invaluable.



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    As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
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    Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above. They come out of struggles from below.
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    Colourless green ideas sleep furiously.
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    Control is the source of strategic power.



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    I am opposed to the accumulation of executive power anywhere.
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    I don't see anything that's come out on WikiLeaks that was a legitimate secret.
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    I have known people who are working class or craftsmen, who happen to be more intellectual than professors.

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    I have often thought that if a rational Fascist dictatorship were to exist, then it would choose the American system.
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    If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.

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    If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long.
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    If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion.
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