Noam Chomsky Quotes

If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all. Noam Chomsky

It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies. Noam Chomsky

Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state. Noam Chomsky

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions. Noam Chomsky

All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume. Noam Chomsky

Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfilment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way. Noam Chomsky

Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony. Noam Chomsky