Overpopulation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old overpopulation quotes, overpopulation sayings, and overpopulation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Futurists don't consider overpopulation one of the issues of the future. They consider it the issue of the future.     

Dan Brown

In the last 200 years the population of our planet has grown exponentially, at a rate of 1.9% per year. If it continued at this rate, with the population doubling every 40 years, by 2600 we would all be standing literally shoulder to shoulder.     

Stephen Hawking

Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie every environmental problem we face today.     

Jacques Yves Cousteau

Overpopulation in various countries has become a serious threat to the health of people and a grave obstacle to any attempt to organise peace on this planet     

Albert Einstein

Overpopulation is perhaps the biggest problem facing us, and immigration is part of that problem. It has to be addressed.     

David R. Brower

Democracy cannot survive overpopulation. Human dignity cannot survive it. Convenience and decency cannot survive it. As you put more and more people into the world, the value of life not only declines, but it disappears. It doesn't matter if someone dies.     

Isaac Asimov