There is freedom of speech, but I cannot guarantee freedom after speech— Idi Amin
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His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular.
I have to keep law and order and it means that I have to kill my enemies before they kill me.
If we knew the meaning to everything that is happening to us, then there would be no meaning.
It's not for me. I tried human flesh and it's too salty for my taste.
My mission is to lead the country out of a bad situation of corruption, depression and slavery. After I rid the country of these vices, I will then organize and supervise a general election of a genuinely democratic civilian government.
I do not want to be controlled by any superpower.
I myself consider myself the most powerful figure in the world, and that is why I do not let any superpower control me.
You cannot run faster than a bullet.
I propose getting rid of conventional armaments and replacing them with reasonably priced hydrogen bombs that will be distributed equally throughout the world.
Politics is like boxing - you try to knock out your opponents.
Although some people felt Adolf Hitler was bad, he was a great man and a real conqueror whose name would never be forgotten.
I myself consider myself the most powerful figure in the world.
I want to be remembered as a great athlete. As a boxing champion.
In any country there must be people who have to die.
They are the Sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.
Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking.
I'm a good Muslim and I'm only interested in Islam.
Germany is the place where when Hitler was the prime minister and supreme commander, he burned over six million Jews. This is because Hitler and all German people knew that Israelis are not people who are working in the interest of the world and that is why they burned the Israelis alive with gas in the soil of Germany.
The problem with me is that I am fifty or one hundred years ahead of my time.
My speed is very fast. Some ministers have had to drop out of my government because they could not keep up.
I am the hero of Africa.
Your experience will be a lesson to all of us men to be careful not to marry ladies in very high positions.