When people talk to me about tyranny, it makes me laugh and gives me the impression that people suffer from amnesia.

— Jean-Claude Duvalier

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I am currently in Haiti to help the Haitian people in their reconstruction.

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I want to take this opportunity to express, one more time, my deep sadness to those countrymen who feel, rightly, that they were victims of my government.

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People of Haiti, I am the heir to the political philosophy, the doctrine and the revolution which my late father incarnated as president-for-life [and] I have decided to continue his work with the same fierce energy and the same intransigence.

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In 25 years of exile, I've never had a frozen account, either in Switzerland or elsewhere in the world.

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It is the destiny of the people of Haiti to suffer.

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I never had the financial means that the media said I had.

I laugh when I hear the amounts, $400 million, $800 million. Where do they get this imagination?

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All I know is politics. Really, politics takes up most of my time; it's nonstop.

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There has not been one day since I left that I have not thought about Haiti.

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I'm the one who initiated the democratic process.

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