"The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Thomas Malthus on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Thomas Malthus on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Thomas Malthus on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Thomas Malthus on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Thomas Malthus on Booker T. Washington
"Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio."
"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 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."