"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."
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."Thomas Malthus on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."Thomas Malthus on Albert Einstein
"I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood."Thomas Malthus on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality."Thomas Malthus on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."Thomas Malthus on Abraham Lincoln
"Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio."
"I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food."
"I think it will be found that experience, the true source and foundation of all knowledge, invariably confirms its truth."
"The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice."