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"In times of crisis, it is normal for the state to act like Robin Hood: take from the rich and give to the poor."

Slavi Binev, MEP from the nationalist Ataka party

"Will a sensible investor put his money into Bulgaria, given we have such a finance minister, who is so inadequate that he changes his mind once in the morning, once in the afternoon and once in the evening?"

Rumen Petkov, MP from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, on Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov

"Sergey Stanishev looks more like a dormouse, so we have nothing in common except for the glasses, but mine are the result of reading books. I look like Brad Pitt wearing glasses!"

Simeon Djankov, Minister of Finance, on former Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev

"We approve only what the European Commission requires us to approve. Whether afterwards we are going to make such a genetically modified… I don't know what the correct word is – creature or… but I can guarantee that we are not going to make it."

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the controversial GMO Act

"It is time we removed Bulgaria from the booze tourism list so that we can set the beginning of true cultural tourism."

Vezhdi Rashidov, Minister of Culture

"I was dangerous, but only when I was younger – for the girls, many years ago. Now I am completely safe."

Nikola Filchev, former head prosecutor

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