Montesquieu

From all this we must conclude that Europe today is still in need of laws to favor the pro­pa­ga­tion of the human spe­cies ; just as the Greek poli­ti­cians are always tal­king about that huge num­ber of citi­zens who strain the repu­blic, today’s poli­ti­cians talk to us only of ways for making it grow.