Money and the power - a nice paraphrase of the power of comunism under the new era of capitalism and euro/money.
Money can't buy friends. But you can afford a better class of enemy. --Lord Mancroft
While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.
While money doesn't buy love, it puts you in a great bargaining position.
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
A History of Money: From Ancient Times to the Present Day