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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Charles Taylor on politics, politician, war, accusations, prison, confinement, sentence and president.

4 Top Quotes By Charles Taylor

Famous As: Former President of Liberia

Born On: January 28, 1948

Born In: Arthington, Liberia

Founder / Co Founder: Revolutionary United Front

Charles Taylor is a former Liberian politician who served as the 22nd President of Liberia. He moved from the U.S.A. to Liberia to participate in a struggle against President Tolbert. He started off as an administrator but was accused of burglary, three years into the employment. He was captured in the wake of getting away to the U.S., after which he fled from jail and settled in Libya. He came back to Liberia, toppled Samuel Doe and soon turned into the Leader of his country. He brought about the 'Sierra Leone Common War', enlisting kid warriors. As the interim President, he began to be disliked and soon the 'Second Liberian Common War' broke out. He was compelled to vacate his post and went into exile in Nigeria. He was found guilty of wrongdoings in war and was sentenced by the 'Exceptional Court for Sierra Leone', to 50 years of detainment. He is currently confined in a jail in the Netherlands. Here are some famous sayings and quotes by the notorious politician that will give you a glimpse of his mind. Go through the quotes and thoughts by Charles Taylor which somewhat reflects his rebellious character.
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As long as this stigma exists, that Charles Taylor is supposed to be Attila the Hun, nothing is going to come here. And now it's not just about me, it's about this country living.

Charles Taylor

Will corporal punishment help restrain criminal behavior Some well-intentioned experts say no. But one group that disagrees with these experts is the criminals themselves.

Charles Taylor

The journalists came here to fill in the blanks, ... utterly impossible.

Charles Taylor

Little countries do not have this luxury of defending themselves. We have to do it before the fact, not after the fact

Charles Taylor