Idi Amin was a Ugandan president whose regime was described as a brutal regime with many crimes against humanity.
Born 1925 in Kokobo, West Nile Province, Uganda, Idi Amin was the President of Uganda between 1971-1979.
Raised by his mother who was a diviner and herbalist, Idi Amin had formal education before joining the King’s African Rifles of the British colonial army in 1946 as an assistant cook.
Here are Top 10 Powerful quotes of Idi Amin
1. There is freedom of speech, but I cannot guarantee freedom after speech
2. 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.
3. I have to keep law and order and it means that I have to kill my enemies before they kill me
4. It is our duty not to squander opportunities for reconciliation, the time for reconciliation has long been here and we have squandered it
5. Politics is like boxing — you try to knock out your opponents
6. Although some people felt Adolf Hitler was bad, he was a great man and a real conqueror whose name would never be forgotten
7. 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.
8. 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
9. If we knew the meaning to everything that is happening to us, then there would be no meaning
10. 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.