The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.Tags: Cannot, Emotional, Win ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
War doesn't need more participants. It needs fewer participants.Tags: Fewer, Needs, War ✍ Author: Michael Badnarik
Ever since I was 7 years old, I was writing. I remember being in the basement of my house, this dank, horrible basement, putting on plays with not-very-willing participants, and I would promise kids in the neighborhood that I'd play Nintendo 64 with them after we'd rehearse this stupid play that I wrote.Tags: Remember, Stupid, Writing ✍ Author: John Francis Daley
The campaign against the death penalty has been - while a powerful campaign, its participants have been those who attend all of the vigils, a relatively small number of people.Tags: Death, Powerful, Small ✍ Author: Angela Davis
Are you as much of a criminal if you don't act when there's a crime taking place in front of you as you are one of the participants? That was something that I was thinking about a lot because there are many moments in 'Less Than Zero' where horrific things happen and Clay could do something about them, but his passivity stops him.Tags: Happen, Him, Thinking ✍ Author: Bret Easton Ellis