"I just wonder what it would be like to be reincarnated in an animal whose species had been so reduced in numbers than it was in danger of extinction. What would be its feelings toward the human species whose population explosion had denied it somewhere to exist…. I must confess that I am tempted to ask for reincarnation as a particularly deadly virus." ~ Prince Philip, in his Foreward to "If I Were an Animal" – United Kingdom, Robin Clark Ltd., 1986.
"The world today has 6.8 billion people…that's headed up to about 9 billion. If we do a really great job on vaccines, health care, reproductive health services, we could lower that by perhaps 10 to 15 percent." ~ Bill Gates
"Depopulation should be the highest priority of foreign policy towards the third world, because the US economy will require large and increasing amounts of minerals from abroad, especially from less developed countries" ~ Henry A. Kissinger
"A total population of 250-300 million people, a 95% decline from present levels, would be ideal." ~ Ted Turner
"The most merciful thing that the large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it." ~ Margaret Sanger, Woman and the New Race, Chapter 5, "The Wickedness of Creating Large Families." (1920)
"That it is now far easier to manipulate with precision the human genome within viable embryos means that we are likely to see the advent of designer babies in the future who possess particular traits or who are resistant to a specific disease".
~ Klaus Schwab, Shaping the Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Guide to Building a Better World
"Eugenics is a social (and 'scientific') movement based on the belief that the genetic quality of the human race can be improved by the use of selective breeding, as well as other often morally criticized means to eliminate groups of people considered genetically inferior, while encouraging the growth of groups judged to be genetically superior."