Politics is like boxing — you try to knock out your opponents.
Interview, African summit talks, Angola, January 1976. Reported p.A8, Palm Beach Post, January 12, 1976.
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
You cannot run faster than a bullet.Idi Amin
Although some people felt Adolf Hitler was bad, he was a great man and a real conqueror whose name would never be forgotten.Idi Amin
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.Idi Amin
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.Idi Amin
I am the hero of Africa.Idi Amin