Inspiring Quotes by Third President of Uganda Idi Amin

Here find  the best quotes by the Former President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979.

  • You cannot run faster than a bullet.
  • There is freedom of speech, but I cannot guarantee freedom after speech
  • It’s not for me. I tried human flesh and it’s too salty for my taste.
  • I’m a good Muslim and I’m only interested in Islam.
  • I love the Americans. They are my best friends.
  • I myself consider myself the most powerful figure in the world.
  • Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking.
  • Politics is like boxing — you try to knock out your opponents.
  • I want to be remembered as a great athlete. As a boxing champion.
  • 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.
  • Although some people felt Adolf Hitler was bad, he was a great man and a real conqueror whose name would never be forgotten.
  • 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 have to keep law and order and it means that I have to kill my enemies before they kill me.
  • I propose getting rid of conventional armaments and replacing them with reasonably priced hydrogen bombs that will be distributed equally throughout the world.
  • 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.
  • If we knew the meaning to everything that is happening to us, then there would be no meaning.
  • 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.
  • 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 was a good soldier in the British Army. I was born in a very, very poor family. And I enlisted to escape hunger. But my officers were Scottish and they loved me. The Scots are good, you know.
  • 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.
  • Your experience will be a lesson to all of us men to be careful not to marry ladies in very high positions.