"…Today in Bulgaria being a criminal means great media attention, great attention by the journalists, because you have robbed, killed or whatever. So here you will have perfect conditions to interview the arrested."
Boyko Borisov to the media at the opening of the new building of the Criminal Police headquarters
"The additional expertise of Europol might prove that we are among the producers of the most beautiful 500-euro banknote."
Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, after a meeting with Europol director Rob Wainwright
"At the moment what might be applied to Bulgaria’s joining the Schengen Zone is the be-quick-slowly rule."
EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva
"Next year 400,000 people are going underground."
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov predicts a passenger increasе after the enlargement of the Sofia underground system in 2012
"You meet evil people everywhere, but when you have a small country with loads of evil people in it – well, that's pretty nasty."
Jazz musician Milcho Leviev explains why he left Bulgaria in 1971
"I have always said that a Gypsy in rightwing politics is like a Negro in Ku Klux Klan."
Tsvetelin Kanchev, leader of the Euroroma Party, on the significant turnout in Gypsy neighbourhoods during the open primary elections for Sofia mayor and president of Bulgaria, held by the rightwing Blue Coalition