Frases de Augusto Pinochet

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Augusto Pinochet

Data de nascimento: 25. Novembro 1915
Data de falecimento: 10. Dezembro 2006


Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte foi um general do exército chileno, ditador do Chile após um golpe militar em 11 de setembro de 1973, pelo Decreto Lei Nº 806 editado pela junta militar , que foi estabelecida para governar o Chile após a deposição e suicídio de Salvador Allende, e posteriormente tornado senador vitalício de seu país, cargo que foi criado exclusivamente para ele, por ter sido um ex-governante.

Governou o Chile entre 1973 e 1990, depois de liderar o golpe militar que derrubou o governo democraticamente eleito do presidente Salvador Allende.

Citações Augusto Pinochet


„Tell my friends to get me out of here.“

— Augusto Pinochet
October 27, 1998, nine days after being arrested in London, quoted in Heraldo Muñoz (2008) The Dictator's Shadow

„I was only an aspiring dictator. I was never a real dictator.“

— Augusto Pinochet
November 1998, during detention in London[]

„I'm looking at them from above, because God put me there.“

— Augusto Pinochet
Speech (July 1987), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet."

„We practically wiped this nation clean of Marxists.“

— Augusto Pinochet
Speech (February 23, 1988), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet."

„This is not a dictadura [dictatorship/hard rule] but a dictablanda [soft rule].“

— Augusto Pinochet
Speech (September 1983), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet." The Spanish word dura means tough, while blanda means soft.


„I have a sour face. Maybe that's why they say I'm a dictator.“

— Augusto Pinochet
Speech (24 April 1986), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet."

„He could have a thousand faults, but I do not blame anyone in particular and I despise brutality with which the Nazis acted against Israelites; but the fault is not only of Hitler, but a group of high-ranked dignitaries.“

— Augusto Pinochet
Interview (1989) quoted in "[ "Ego sum Pinochet" 1989, Inteview to Augusto Pinochet, authors Raquel Correa and Elizabeth Subercaseaux.]"

„Not a single leaf moves in this country if I'm not the one moving it. I want that to be clear!“

— Augusto Pinochet
Speech (October 1981), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet." This expression is not original to Pinochet; it is also attributed to Inca Atahualpa in 1531. See Las Casas, Destruction of the Indies.


„The only solution to the issue of human rights is oblivion.“

— Augusto Pinochet
Speech (21 September 1995), quoted in "Las frases para el bronce de Pinochet."

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