Rothschild World.

Posted April 20, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo


Cursed he be above all others

Who’s enslaved by the love of money.

Money takes the place of brothers,

Money takes the place of parents,

Money brings us war and slaughter.

– Anacreon (568-478 B.C.) Greek lyric poet


“No more deadly curse has ever been given by nature to man than carnal pleasure. There is no criminal prupose and no evil deed which the lust for pleasure will not drive man to undertake.”

– Archytas of Tarentum (400-350 B.C.) Pythagorean mathematician, philosopher


“The ways to enrich are many, and most of them foul.”

“Above all things, good policy is to be used that the treasure and monies in a state be not gathered into few hands… And money is like muck, not good except it be spread.”

– Francis Bacon (1521-1626) English essayist, philosopher


“The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.”

– Samuel Butler (1835-1902) English writer


“They say that knowledge is power. I used to think so, but now I know that they mean money.”

– Lord Byron (1788-1824) English poet


“A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many, and various, and powerful interests, combining into one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in the banks.”

– John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) American statesman


“Aristocracy of Feudal Parchment has passed away with a mighty rushing; and now, by a natural course, we arrive at the Aristocracy of the Moneybag… the basest yet known.”

– Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) Scottish historian, sociological writer


“All things obeyen to moneye.”

– Geoffrey Chaucer (1340-1400) The Father of English Poetry


“He is bound by his vast wealth… his money owns him rather than he owns it.”

– St. Cyprian (200-beheaded 258) Bishop of Carthage


“Love of money is the mother of all evils.”

– Diogenes “the Cynic” (400-325 B.C.) Greek philosopher


“All things obey money.”

– Desiderius Erasmus (1465-1536) Dutch scholar, theologian


“The pleasures of the rich are bought with the tears of the poor.”

– Thomas Fuller (1654-1734) English cleric


“People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.”

“Wealth is the relentless enemy of understanding.”

– John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-    ) Canadian-born American economist


“In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education.”

– Alfred Whitney Griswold (1904-    ) Dean, Harvard Medical School


“The mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges which they have succeeded in obtaining… and unless you become more watchful in your States and check this spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that the most important powers of Government have been given or bartered away, and the control of your dearest interests have been passed into the hands of these corporations.”

– Andrew Jackson (1768-1845) 7th President of the United States  Farewell Address, March 4, 1837


“The love of money grows as the money itself grows.”

– Juvenal (60-140 A.D.) Roman rhetorician, satirical poet


“Men have always looked before and after, and rebelled against the existing order. But for their divine discontent men would not have been men, and there would have been no progress in human affairs.”

– Kabir (1400-1499) Hindu philosopher, reformer


“Freedom of the press, freedoms of association, the inviolability of domicile, and all the rest of the rights of man are respected so long as no one tries to use them against the privileged class. On the day they are launched against the privileged they are thrown overboard.”

– Prince Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921) Russian geographer, philosophical Anarchist


“Character is money; and according as a man earns or spends the money, money in turn becomes character. As money is the most evident power in the world’s uses, so the use that he makes of money is often all that the world knows about a man.”

– Edward George Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) British literary patron, writer


“Although fraud in all other actions be odious, yet in matters of war it is laudable and glorious, and he who overcomes his enemies by stratagem is as much to be praised as he who overcomes them by force.”

“For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances, as though they were realities and are often more influenced by the things that seem than be those that are.”

“How perilous it is to free a people who prefer slavery.”

“You do not know the unfathomable cowardice of humanity… servile in the face of force, pitiless in the face of weakness, implacable before blunders, indulgent before crimes… and patient to the point of martyrdom before all the violence of bold despotism.”

– Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) Italian statesman

(“I affirm that the doctrine of Machiavelli is more alive today than it was four hundred years ago.” – Mussolini, 1924)


“Money, it has been said, is the cause of good things to a good man and of evil things to a bad man.”

– Philo (20 B.C.-45 A.D.) Alexandrian Jewish philosopher


“By equality, we should understand, not that the degrees of power and riches are to be absolutely identical for everybody; but that power shall never be so strong as to be capable of violence and shall always be exercised by virtue of rank and law; and that, in respect to riches, no citizen shall ever be wealthy enough to buy another, and none poor enough to be forced to sell himself.”

– Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) Swiss-born French philosopher


“The Liars” (1919)

A liar lies to the nations.

A liar lies to the people.

A liar takes the blood of the people

And drinks this blood with a laugh and a lie.

– Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) American poet


“Don Juan: Beauty, purity, respectability, religion, morality, art, patriotism, bravery and the rest are nothing but words which I or anyone else can turn inside out like a glove… They are mere words, useful for duping barbarians into adopting civilization, or the civilized poor into submitting to be robbed and enslaved. This is the family secret of the governing caste.”

– George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish dramatist


“Are you not ashamed of heaping up in the greatest amount of money and honor and reputation, and caring so little about wisdom and truth and the greatest improvement of the soul, which you never regard or heed at all?”

“… I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.”

– Socrates (470-399 B.C.) Greek stonemason, general, philosopher


Of all the foul growths current in the world,

The worst is money. Money drives men from home,

Plunders proud cities, and perverts honest minds

to shameful practice, godlessness and crime.

– Sophocles (496-406 B.C.) Greek tragic poet


“As one makes war with the blood of others, so one makes a fortune with the money of others.”

– Andre Suares (1868-1948) French writer


“How unjust it is, that they who have but little should be always adding something to the wealth of the rich.”

– Terence (190-159 B.C.) Latin playwright


“Money is a new form of slavery, and distinguished from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal, that there is no human relation between master and slave.”

– Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) Russian writer


“In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens and to give it to the other.”

– Voltaire (1694-1778) French philosopher


“The great monopoly in this country is the money monopoly. So long as it exists, our old variety of freedom and individual energy of development are out of the question.”

“Why, my fellow Americans, is there any man here or any woman – let me say, is there any child here – who does not know that the seed of war in the modern world is commercial and industrial rivalry?”

– Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) 28th President of the United States


“Lords devour poor men’s goods in gluttony and waste and pride, and they perish for mischief and thirst and cold, and their children also… And so in a manner they eat and drink poor men’s flesh and blood.”

– John Wycliffe (1320-1384) English reformer


“The bourgeoisie, wielding power, would relinquish naught of the sovereignty which it has conquered, wholly stolen; while the people, the eternal dupe, silent so long, clenched its fists and growled, claiming its legitimate share.”

– Emile Zola (1840-1902) French novelist


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