Quotations on Population

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Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low, but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: People, Climate, Help, Land, May, Population, State)

Santa is our culture's only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It's a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old, and that's a pity.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: Culture, Fact, Old, Pity, Population, Years)

We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state. We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem.
- Yasser Arafat
(Keywords: Life, Israel, Population, State, Will)

My patient population has a low recidivism rate, but if they haven't made up their minds that it is permanent, then of course, they will fail.
- Robert Atkins
(Keywords: Population, Will)

With a growing population, there is a growing need for more water delivery and storage.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Population, Water)

Another cause of change, one less noticeable but fundamental, is the modern growth of population closely connected with scientific and medical discoveries. It is interesting that the United Nations has set up a special Commission to study this question.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Medical, Change, Growth, Cause, Nations, Population, Question, Study, United)

My current project is my band, Population 1. We are writing, rehearsing and playing in Los Angeles.
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Keywords: Population, Project, Writing)

In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
- Lin Biao
(Keywords: People, African, American, Cause, Revolution, Majority, Population, World)

We've shown the world that New York can never be defeated, because of its dynamic and diverse population and because it embodies the spirit of enterprise and the love of liberty.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: Love, Liberty, Population, Spirit, World)

The forgotten world is made up primarily of the developing nations, where most of the people, comprising more than fifty percent of the total world population, live in poverty, with hunger as a constant companion and fear of famine a continual menace.
- Norman Borlaug
(Keywords: People, Fear, Famine, Hunger, Nations, Population, Poverty, World)

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
(Keywords: Food, Fact, Leaders, Population, World)

Illinois has less than a 12 percent black population and I won with 55 percent of the vote.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: Population, Vote)

It is sufficient to say, what everybody knows to be true, that the Irish population is Catholic, and that the Protestants, whether of the Episcopalian or Presbyterian Church, or of both united, are a small minority of the Irish people.
- John Bright
(Keywords: People, Church, Irish, Minority, Population, United)

Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Men, Women, Disease, Importance, Longevity, Population, Will)

The whole of the global economy is based on supplying the cravings of two per cent of the world's population.
- Bill Bryson
(Keywords: Economy, Population, World)

Since the end of the Second World War, our population has more than doubled to 27 million people.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: War, People, End, Population, World, World war)

Then it was that the exports of slaves from Virginia and the Carolinas was so great that the population of those States remained almost, if not quite stationary.
- Henry Charles Carey
(Keywords: Population, states)

The whole action of the laws tended to increase the number of consumers of food and to diminish the number of producers, was due the invention of the Malthusian theory of population.
- Henry Charles Carey
(Keywords: Food, Action, Invention, Laws, Population, Theory)

A spy, like a writer, lives outside the mainstream population. He steals his experience through bribes and reconstructs it.
- John Le Carre
(Keywords: Experience, Population, Writer)

We can survive as a population only if we conserve, develop sustainably, and protect the world's resources.
- Silvia Cartwright
(Keywords: Population, World)

The population forecast for the United States in 1970 is 170 million. The population forecast for Russia alone in 1970 is 251 million. The implications are clear.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Population, Russia, states, United)

The rate of population growth in the United States is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Growth, Population, states, United)

Britons seem to have given up on assimilating their Muslim population, with many British elites patting themselves on the back for their tolerance and multiculturalism.
- Linda Chavez
(Keywords: Muslim, Population, Tolerance)

I support population control. I think USA should do the same.
- Alex Chiu
(Keywords: Control, Population, Support)

Whatever its other limitations, the Big Apple and those who live there make room for their dogs and cats, take good care of them and abide by the rules made necessary by a huge population.
- Nick Clooney
(Keywords: Care, Cats, Dogs, Limitations, Population, Rules)

My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United States for increased aging population and, according to a national report, 41st in overall health. According to this same report, individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy.
- Howard Coble
(Keywords: Home, Health, Population, State, states, United)

Population growth and development place additional stress on the Nation's water infrastructure and its ability to sustain hard-won water quality gains.
- Jerry Costello
(Keywords: Quality, Development, Growth, Ability, Nation, Population, Stress, Water)

In order to stabilize world population, we must eliminate 350,000 per day.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Keywords: Day, Order, Population, World)

When you're bringing in a fairly unknown candidate challenging a sitting president, the population needs a lot more information than reduced coverage provides.
- Walter Cronkite
(Keywords: Information, Needs, Population, President)

Infectious diseases introduced with Europeans, like smallpox and measles, spread from one Indian tribe to another, far in advance of Europeans themselves, and killed an estimated 95% of the New World's Indian population.
- Jared Diamond
(Keywords: Population, World)

We are 5 percent of the global population and consume a third of the total resources - on some level we should all feel guilty relative to the world.
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Keywords: Population, World)

The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
- Henry Ellis
(Keywords: Civilization, Doubt, Population, Suicide, Tension)

China is not only formidable, it is also aggressively building its own economic infrastructure. Just a few years from now, China will rival the U.S. and the European Union in global market power. It already has surpassed us in population.
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Keywords: Power, Building, Now, Population, Will, Years)

We need to continue to decrease the growth rate of the global population; the planet can't support many more people.
- Nina Fedoroff
(Keywords: People, Growth, Population, Support)

And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Keywords: War, Women, Thought, Angels, Old, Population, Washington)

At the end of all this, Russia held in her hands a vast belt of land running from the Baltic sea in the north to the Black Sea in the south, comprising eleven nations with a population of 100 million people.
- John T. Flynn
(Keywords: People, End, Land, Nations, Population, Running, Russia, Sea)

Schools that are to cater for the whole population must offer courses that are as rich and varied as are the needs and abilities of the children who enter them.
- Peter Fraser
(Keywords: Children, Needs, Population, Schools)

To balance China, the democracies will need new friends - and India with its fast-growing economy, youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate.
- David Frum
(Keywords: Politics, Balance, Economy, Friends, Obvious, Population, Will)

The aging and declining population will have far-reaching impacts. Declining fertility rates will possibly increase immigration. The structure of family and society will inevitably change.
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Keywords: Change, Family, Society, Population, Will)

The aging and decreasing population is a serious problem in many developed countries today. In Japan's case, these demographic changes are taking place at a more rapid pace than any other country has ever experienced.
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Keywords: Countries, Country, Population, Today)

I am astonished each time I come to the U.S. by the ignorance of a high percentage of the population, which knows almost nothing about Latin America or about the world. It's quite blind and deaf to anything that may happen outside the frontiers of the U.S.
- Eduardo Galeano
(Keywords: Time, America, Blind, Ignorance, May, Nothing, Population, World)

The Sierra Club in the United States has now really come out for population control and reduction.
- Susan George
(Keywords: Control, Now, Population, states, United)

The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed.
- Jim Gerlach
(Keywords: End, Population, Years)

Frankly, I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don't want to have too many of.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Growth, Concern, Population, Want)

Since 1957, black people have experienced double-digit unemployment - in good times and bad times. Look at the population of African Americans in prison. They represent more than half the population of prisoners in the country, 55 percent of those on death row.
- Danny Glover
(Keywords: Death, People, African, Americans, Country, Population, Prison, Unemployment)

I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Keywords: Family, Man, Opinion, Population, Service)

People in Medicaid ought to have access to the same insurance as the rest of the population. If they are segregated, it will be a poor plan for poor people.
- John Goodman
(Keywords: People, Poor, Population, Rest, Will)

Our great history has been that people came to Michigan because you didn't have to have a college degree to get a good-paying job. Consequently, we have got a larger number of our population that right now are facing outsourcing, et cetera, without higher or advanced degrees.
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Keywords: History, People, College, Job, Now, Population, Right)

The divergence of songs in the new population away from those in the progenitor population would only be prevented if these processes were balanced by repeated immigration and subsequent breeding: song flow.
- Peter R. Grant
(Keywords: Population, Song, Songs)

But as population became denser, the natural chemical and biological recycling processes became overloaded, calling for a redefinition of property rights.
- Garrett Hardin
(Keywords: Rights, Population, Property, Recycling)



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