"Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes it's laws" — Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild
This prominent international banker is commonly quoted this. First, did he actually say it? Second, what was its context (when and where was he and what other things did he say shortly before or after this) if we know? Finally, seeing as how this is likely his most notable quote, did he ever reflect on it at a later time shedding some light on it?