"As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Noam Chomsky on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Noam Chomsky on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Noam Chomsky on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Noam Chomsky on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Noam Chomsky on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant, seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me."
"If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long."
"Real popular culture is folk art - coalminers' songs and so forth."
"Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way."
"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."