Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky quotes

Quotes by and about Noam Chomsky

(Continued from his main entry on the site.)

Chomsky: "Naming our murder weapons after victims of our crimes: Apache, Tomahawk... It's as if the Luftwaffe were to call its fighter planes 'Jew' and 'Gypsy.'"

Chomsky: "We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at Bush's compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic."

Chomsky: "Uncontroversially, Bush's crimes vastly exceed bin Laden's."

Chomsky: "I liked Fromm's attitudes but thought his work was pretty superficial."

Chomsky: "King was an important figure, thanks primarily to the platforms created for him by SNCC [the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee] workers and other activists."

Chomsky: "Guevara was of no interest to me; this was mindless romanticism."

Chomsky: "I kind of liked [Jacques Lacan] ... but quite frankly I thought he was a total charlatan."