Famous last words

‘I should very much like to take a vacation.’ – Mohammad Reza Pahlevi (former Shah of Iran shortly before his exile).

‘I don’t want to be a prime minister again.’ – Indira Gandhi (former Indian prime minister, temporarily out of power)

‘There are no prisons in Uganda.’ – Idi Amin (former president)

‘There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe, and there never will be under a Ford Administration.’ – Gerald Ford (former US president)