Men multiply like Mice in a barn if they have unlimited Means of Subsistence.
1730-4 Essay on the Nature of Trade.
If all the Labourers in aVillage breed up several Sons to the same work there will be too many Labourers to cultivate the Lands belonging to theVillage, and the surplus Adults must go to seek a livelihood elsewhere, which they generally do in Cities.Richard Cantillon
The Crafts which require the most Time intraining or most Ingenuityand Industry must necessarily be the best paid.Richard Cantillon
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