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Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking. I never had any formal education—not even a nursery school certificate. But sometimes I know more than Ph. D. s because as a military man I know how to act. I am a man of action.
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.
In warfare, if you do not have food, and your fellow soldier is wounded, you may as well kill him and eat him to survive.
Although some people felt Adolf Hitler was bad, he was a great man and a real conqueror whose name would never be forgotten.
I am not a politician, but a professional soldier.
Politics is like boxing — you try to knock out your opponents.
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Idi Amin Dada was the third President of Uganda, ruling from 1971 to 1979. Amin joined the British colonial regiment the King's African Rifles in 1946, serving in Kenya and Uganda.
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