quote by Idi Amin

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.

— Idi Amin

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Empirical quote Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.

Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.

Haters are my favorite. I´ve built an empire with the bricks they´ve thrown at me. Keep on hating.

We been on the road for 18 hours... I need a bath, some chow... and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies,eh?

Empirical quote The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

To promote a woman to bear rule, superiority, dominion, or empire above any realm, nation, or city, is repugnant to nature; contumely to God, a thing most contrary to his revealed will and approved ordinance; and finally, it is the subversion of good order, of all equity and justice.

The consolidation of the states into one vast empire, sure to be aggressive abroad and despotic at home, will be the certain precursor of ruin which has overwhelmed all that preceded it.

With Heaven's aid I have conquered for you a huge empire.

But my life was too short to achieve the conquest of the world. That task is left for you

Success always calls for greater generosity - though most people, lost in the darkness of their own egos, treat it as an occasion for greater greed. Collecting boot is not an end itself, but only a means for building an empire. Riches would be of little use to us now - except as a means of winning new friends.

The depravity of man is at once the most empirically verifiable reality but at the same time the most intellectually resisted fact.

For what fortress, what city, in the wide extent of the Roman empire, can hope to exist, secure and impregnable, if it is our pleasure that it should be erased from the earth?

Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness.

Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.

It is the soldier and the army, not parliamentary majorities and decisions, that have welded the German Empire together. I put my trust in the army.

The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen's lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire.

The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.

I am not carrying on a war of extermination against the Romans.

I am contending for honor and empire. My ancestors yielded to Roman valour. I am endeavouring that others, in their turn, will be obliged to yield to my good fortune, and my valour.

The difference between a republic and an empire is the loyalty of one's army

You must not deprive the colonies of their right to make laws for themselves.

Parliament should only make laws necessary for the empire as a whole.

While Europe's eye is fix'd on mighty things, The fate of empires and the fall of kings; While quacks of State must each produce his plan, And even children lisp the Rights of Man; Amid this mighty fuss just let me mention, The Rights of Woman merit some attention.

Why should we not form a secret society with but one object, the furtherance of the British Empire and the bringing of the whole world under British rule, for the recovery of the United States, for making the Anglo Saxon race but one Empire? What a dream, but yet it is probable; it is possible.

Our German Fatherland to which I hope will be granted.

.. to become in the future as closely united, as powerful, and as authoritative as once the Roman world-empire was, and that, just as in the old times they said, Civis romanus sum, hereafter, at some time in the future, they will say, I am a German citizen.

The gospel is fiction when judged by the empire, but the empire is fiction when judged by the gospel.

Some days I make 20 bets. Some days, I make none...so I wait, plan, marshal my resources. And when I finally see an opportunity and there is a bet to make, I bet it all.

While we remember that we are contending against brothers and fellow subjects, we must also remember that we are contending in this crisis for the fate of the British Empire.

In order to save the 40,000,000 inhabitants of the United Kingdom from a bloody civil war, we colonial statesmen must acquire new lands to settle the surplus population, to provide new markets. [...] The Empire, as I have always said, is a bread and butter question.

London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.

The selection of a Republican candidate for the presidency of this globalized and expansive empire is - and I mean this seriously - the greatest competition of idiocy and ignorance that has ever been.

In the space of seven years I have succeeded in accomplishing a great work and uniting the whole world in one Empire.

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire.

With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.

Why are empirical questions about how the mind works so weighted down with political and moral and emotional baggage?

Can't' will be the epitaph of the British Empire - unless we wake up in time.

Man has ruled this world as a stumbling demented child king, long enough.

And as his empire crumbles, my precious black widow shall rise as his most fitting successor.

Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

It seems that the most important thing about Reagan was his anti-Communism and his reputation as a hawk who saw the Soviet Union as an 'evil empire.'

I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins but all, by God's Will, united in spirit and in aim.

Truth is treason in the empire of lies.

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