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  • Nicholas Garrigan: Is there a special school where you people learn to talk that bollocks?


  • Idi Amin: Look at you. Is there one thing you have done that is good? Did you think this was all a game? 'I will go to Africa and I will play the white man with the natives.' Is that what you thought? We are not a game, Nicholas. We are real. This room here, it is real. I think your death will be the first real thing that has happened to you.


  • Idi Amin: I am the father of this nation, Nicholas. And you have most... grossly... offended your father.


  • Idi Amin: [to crowd at rally] I know who you are and what you are. I am you!


  • Idi Amin: I want you to tell me what to do.
    Nicholas Garrigan: You want ME to tell YOU what to do?
    Idi Amin: Yes, you are my advisor. You are the only one I can trust in here. You should have told me not to throw the Asians out, in the first place.
    Nicholas Garrigan: I DID!
    Idi Amin: But you did not persuade me, Nicholas. You did not persuade me!


  • Dr. Junju: Tell the world the truth about Amin. They will believe you, you're a white man.


  • Idi Amin: They take you to a tree and hang you by your skin. Each time you scream the evil comes out of you. Sometimes, it can take three days for your evil to be spent. Pull him up.


  • Nicholas Garrigan: You're a child. That's what makes you so fucking scary.


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