"If you are working 50 hours a week in a factory, you don't have time to read 10 newspapers a day and go back to declassified government archives. But such people may have far-reaching insights into the way the world works."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Noam Chomsky on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Noam Chomsky on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Noam Chomsky on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Noam Chomsky on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Noam Chomsky on C. S. Lewis
"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."