25 Memorable Quotes By Dictators And Other Infamous Leaders

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it."

Trump haters have probably drawn some comparisons. Nobody's comparing Trump to Hitler, well, actually, some people are....

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

“Death is the solution to all problems. No man – no problem.”

I wouldn't have to worry about losing weight if I was dead. He might have a point.



Idi Amin

Idi Amin

“You cannot run faster than a bullet.”

Not even Usain Bolt?

Moammar Gadhafi

Moammar Gadhafi

“There is no state with a democracy except Libya on the whole planet.”

Has he been to other places outside of Libya?



Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein

“Politics is when you say you are going to do one thing while intending to do another. Then you do neither what you said nor what you intended.”

Huh?

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong

“Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.”

 



Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden

“We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the difference between us two.”

Did he really say this? I mean, he was a Muslim extremist, granted, but this sounds like the words of a Satanist.

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe

“The only white man you can trust is a dead white man.”

Especially one selling you a loaf of bread for three trillion Zimbabwean dollars...



Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

“Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.”

 

Adolf Eichmann

Adolf Eichmann

"I will leap into my grave laughing because the feeling that I have five million human beings on my conscience is for me a source of extraordinary satisfaction."

For those who aren't aware, Eichmann was a Nazi lieutenant colonel, and one of the main perpetrators of the Holocaust. If there is a Hell....



Caligula

Caligula

"I don't care if they respect me so long as they fear me."

Sounds like he had one of the ways to lead covered.

Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini

"Let us have a dagger between our teeth, a bomb in our hands, and an infinite scorn in our hearts."

I bet this guy was a hoot at dinner parties.



Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin

"One man with a gun can control 100 without one."

Here's another quote; "I'm the hootnest, shootnest, tootnest bobtail wildcat in the West. I'm the fastest gun north, South, East, aaannd West of the Pecos." - Yosemite Sam.

Kim Il-Sung

Kim Il-Sung

“The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle. This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history."

Or it's a way to justify treating your countrymen like animals....



Pol Pot

Pol Pot

“I want you to know that everything I did, I did for my country.”

Pol Pot made decisions which led to executions, strenuous forced labor conditions, malnutrition and poor medical care, ultimately resulting in the death of one quarter of all the people in Cambodia (around 2 million).... but he "did it for my country".

Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet

"I'm not a dictator. It's just that I have a grumpy face."

It's hard to argue with that. He does.



Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

"I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few."

Worst. Person. Ever.

Idi Amin

Idi Amin

"It's not for me. I tried human flesh and it's too salty for my taste."

The first time I ate kangaroo I didn't much like it either. But then I figured out that you can't cook it too much or it will go chewy, as there isn't a lot of fat on it. It's a lean meat. Now, I absolutely love it!



Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin

"A lie told often enough becomes the truth."

If it wasn't entirely impossible given the time frame, I'd swear this guy attended Trump University.

Che Guevara

Che Guevara

"Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel."

The revolutionary has a point...



Napolean Bonaparte

Napolean Bonaparte

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."

Somewhat similar to the words of Napolean Dynamite.

Kim Jong-Il

Kim Jong-Il

"I am the object of criticism around the world. But I think that since I am being discussed, then I am on the right track."

Bad press is still good press. Ask NWA and Eminem.



Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

"Conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard."

At least he managed to get up on the horse.

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

"I do not see why man should not be just as cruel as nature."

He might be history's biggest jerk, but he did practice what he preached.



Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

“One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic."

No, that's still a tragedy.