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Thomas Malthus
(1766-1834) born on
Feb 17
English economist. He pioneered the studies in modern population; wrote "Essays on the Principle of Population," 1798.
         
   
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The histories of mankind . . . are histories only of the higher classes.

R
Virtue: to resist all temptation to evil.
A
Population, when unchecked, increases in geometrical progression of such a nature as to double itself every twenty-five years.
N
Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio.
K
[Survival is] the perpetual struggle for room and food.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
R: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
A: "A Summary View of the Principle of Population," 1830.
N: "Essays on The Principle of Population."
K: "Essays on The Principle of Population."
   


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