B.H. Roberts Quotes (1 quote)
“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).”
The Virtue of Selfishness (1964 edition), Penguin - ISBN: 9781101137222
As quoted by Dick Cavett, in The Swimmers, The New York Times (3 June 2007)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsB.H. Roberts
Born: March 13, 1857
Died: September 27, 1933 (aged 76)
Bio: Brigham Henry Roberts was a Mormon leader, historian, and politician who published a six-volume history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was denied a seat as a member of United States Congress because of his practice of plural marriage.