Facts about Thomas Malthus

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Thomas Malthus was a famous Economist from England, who lived between February 13, 1766 and December 23, 1834. He/she became 68 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Thomas, under the main topic Environmental.

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Famous quotes by Thomas Malthus (19)


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"The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice"
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"The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently to prolong a season of distress among the poor"
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"The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man"
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"The ordeal of virtue is to resist all temptation to evil"
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"The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other animals is the means of his support-the power which he possesses of very greatly increasing these means"
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"The histories of mankind are histories only of the higher classes"
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"The great and unlooked for discoveries that have taken place of late years have all concurred to lead many men into the opinion that we were touching on a period big with the most important changes"
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"The friend of the present order of things condemns all political speculations in the gross"
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"The constant effort towards population, which is found even in the most vicious societies, increases the number of people before the means of subsistence are increased"
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"Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio"
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"Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio"
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"No limits whatever are placed to the productions of the earth; they may increase forever"
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"It is an acknowledged truth in philosophy that a just theory will always be confirmed by experiment"
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"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"
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"I think it will be found that experience, the true source and foundation of all knowledge, invariably confirms its truth"
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"I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food"
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"Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents"
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"A writer may tell me that he thinks man will ultimately become an ostrich. I cannot properly contradict him"
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"A great emigration necessarily implies unhappiness of some kind or other in the country that is deserted"


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