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.
These fledgling democracies in the Middle East, they're actually fighting for their freedom. And what are they rioting for in England? Leisurewear.Tags: Actually, Fighting, Freedom ✍ Author: Noel Gallagher
I could see flames from the windows of my chambers. For the next three or four days we had major rioting here in Washington and I stayed at the court day and night.Tags: Days, Here, Night ✍ Author: Harold H. Greene
My politics were pretty anarchistic until 1969 when the Montreal police went on strike. Within hours, mayhem and rioting broke out and the Mounties had to be called in to restore order. It instilled in me that one's convictions can be subjected to empirical test.Tags: Politics, Pretty, Until ✍ Author: Steven Pinker