"They turned the State Agency for National Security into a Bulgarian Gestapo. I am sure that that will come back to them and punish them."
Opposition MP Yane Yanev on the leaking of surveillance tapes
"The ruling party GERB is left only with paid love."
Sociologist Zhivko Georgiev about the decline in popularity of the ruling party in Bulgaria
"I am absolutely literate and perfectly capable of writing at least seven pages without any spelling mistakes."
Journalist Nikolay Barekov
"I worked for many years with Mr Sofiyanski. And with all my respect for him, he is also one of us – the old fogeys – but he is not Schwarzenegger either. Anyway, I wish him luck."
Former Minister of Labour Ivan Neykov