Thomas Malthus Quotes

Top 30 wise famous quotes and sayings by Thomas Malthus

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Thomas Malthus quotes: The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently to prolong a season of distress among the poor. The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently to prolong a season of distress among the poor.
Thomas Malthus quotes: Malthus married in 1804 and beat three children with his wife Malthus married in 1804 and beat three children with his wife
Thomas Malthus quotes: It is not the most pleasant employment to spend eight hours a day in a counting house. It is not the most pleasant employment to spend eight hours a day in a counting house.
Thomas Malthus quotes: Where are we to look for the consumption required but among the unproductive labourers of Adam Smith? ... Where are we to look for the consumption required but among the unproductive labourers of Adam Smith? ...
Thomas Malthus quotes: Had population and food increased in the same ratio, it is probable that man might never have emerged from the savage state. Had population and food increased in the same ratio, it is probable that man might never have emerged from the savage state.
Thomas Malthus quotes: A great emigration necessarily implies unhappiness of some kind or other in the country that is deserted. A great emigration necessarily implies unhappiness of some kind or other in the country that is deserted.
Thomas Malthus quotes: The most effectual encouragement to population is, the activity of industry, and the consequent multiplication of the national products. The most effectual encouragement to population is, the activity of industry, and the consequent multiplication of the national products.
Thomas Malthus quotes: Hard as it may appear in individual cases, dependent poverty ought to be held disgraceful. Hard as it may appear in individual cases, dependent poverty ought to be held disgraceful.
Thomas Malthus quotes: Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents. Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.
Thomas Malthus quotes: I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food. I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food.
Thomas Malthus quotes: Evil exists in the world not to create despair but activity. Evil exists in the world not to create despair but activity.
Thomas Malthus quotes: Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio.
Thomas Malthus quotes: The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice. The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice.
Thomas Malthus quotes: The most baleful mischiefs may be expected from the unmanly conduct of not daring to face truth because it is unpleasing. The most baleful mischiefs may be expected from the unmanly conduct of not daring to face truth because it is unpleasing.
Thomas Malthus quotes: The histories of mankind are histories only of the higher classes. The histories of mankind are histories only of the higher classes.