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Famous English Quotes about Population

Famous English Quotes about Population

Over-population has been major problem across the world. The efforts to remove the curse of population problem have only been partially effective. In consequence the rate of population increase has gone down, but the balance between the optimum population growth and a healthy nation is far to be achieved. Ignorance, illiteracy, unhygienic living and lack of proper recreation have remained the caused of population problem in developing countries especially India. To spread the awareness – we celebrate “World Population Day” on 11th July every year. Here we have collected some famous quotes / sayings of some famous people.

  • The point of population stabilization is to reduce or minimize misery. ~ Roger Bengston
  • If we don’t halt population growth with justice and compassion, it will be done for us by nature, brutally and without pity- and will leave a ravaged world. ~ Dr. Henry W. Kendall
  • When the family is small, whatever little they have they are able to share. There is peace. ~ Philip Njuguna
  • In order to stabilize world population, we must eliminate 350,000 per day. ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau
  • Close to a billion people – one-eighth of the world’s population – still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve. ~ Jonathan Sacks
  • You cannot control your own population by force, but it can be distracted by consumption. ~ Noam Chomsky
  • The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man. ~ Thomas Malthus
  • A finite world can support only a finite population; therefore, population growth must eventually equal zero. ~ Garrett Hardin
  • Every State has the primary duty to protect its own population from grave and sustained violations of human rights, as well as from the consequences of humanitarian crises, whether natural or man-made. ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  • Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. ~ Thomas Malthus
  • Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio. ~ Thomas Malthus
  • Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence. ~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • Once it was necessary that the people should multiply and be fruitful if the race was to survive. But now to preserve the race it is necessary that people hold back the power of propagation. ~ Helen Keller
  • As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership. I was interested in women’s issues, in bringing down the population growth rate… as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension – that of a mother. ~ Benazir Bhutto
  • Rapid population growth and technological innovation, combined with our lack of understanding about how the natural systems of which we are a part work, have created a mess. ~ David Suzuki
  • But as population became denser, the natural chemical and biological recycling processes became overloaded, calling for a redefinition of property rights. ~ Garrett Hardin
  • Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry. ~ Norman Borlaug
  • Population growth is straining the Earth’s resources to the breaking point, and educating girls is the single most important factor in stabilizing that. That, plus helping women gain political and economic power and safeguarding their reproductive rights. ~ Al Gore
  • The combination of population growth and the growth in consumption is a danger that we are not prepared for and something we will need global co-operation on. ~ Maurice Strong

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