He's called UN sanctions against Iran "annoying flies, like a used tissue" and George Bush "a wicked man" but the Middle East's most colourful President is bowing out of politics.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has never been afraid to say the most outrageous things, on the world's biggest stages, accused the US of orchestrating 9/11 during a speech at the UN, and telling students at Colombia University that Iran doesn't have gay people.
As he bows out of the limelight, after a brutal seven years in power, we take a look at Ahmadinejad's 10 Choicest Quotes.
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