"It is a shame that famous Bulgarian poets and actors depart in destitution and there is no one to see them off with dignity."
Dimitar Lambovski, the owner of the first private cemetery, on why he will donate 10 grave spots for deceased intellectuals
"The chief of the power engineering mafia, I won't say his name - he spent 17 million euros to buy a Greek island, and it is an ugly island... That I cannot understand."
Self-proclaimed political analyst Stefan Gamizov
"You should take any statement that Bulgaria is a police country with a dash of humour."
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to this country's police force, on the National day of Police
"The only new buildings in the old part of Sozopol are the ancient fortification walls that surround an increasing part of the city."