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Quotation by Noam Chomsky
Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky (b. 1928), U.S. linguist, political analyst. Lecture, January 1970, delivered at Loyola University, Chicago. "Language and Freedom," published in For Reasons of State (1973).
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