Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Mayer Rothschild, fully Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

German Banker and founder of teh Rothschild family international banking dynasty

"Sacrifice money rather than principle."

"It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune; and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it."

"The few who understand the system, will either be so interested from it's profits or so dependent on it's favors, that there will be no opposition from that class."

"Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws."

"Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes the laws."

"Give me the power of the money and it will not matter any more who is commanding."