M. Anthony Burns 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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M. Anthony Burns
Bio: M. Anthony Burns is an American businessman and chairman emeritus of the board of directors of Ryder System, Inc., an American-based provider of transportation and supply chain management products. He currently serves as managing owner/chairman of Red Ledges Land Development, Inc. in Heber City, Utah, and as a member of the boards of directors of Pfizer Inc. and Huntsman Corporation.