Thomas Malthus Quotes

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Born: February 14, 1766,
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Died: , December 29, 1834
Occupation: Academic

I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food.
- Thomas Malthus

I think it will be found that experience, the true source and foundation of all knowledge, invariably confirms its truth.
- Thomas Malthus

In a state therefore of great equality and virtue, where pure and simple manners prevailed, the increase of the human species would evidently be much greater than any increase that has been hitherto known.
- Thomas Malthus

Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio.
- Thomas Malthus

The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice.
- Thomas Malthus

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