"Vitosha is burning, the government is sleeping."
Slogan describing the state's handling of a forest fire near Sofia
"This is a return to Nazism or Communism."
Former Ambassador to London Ivan Stancioff (b. 1929) on the refusal of GERB-dominated Varna City Council to hear citizens' opinion on plans to allow construction in city seaside park
"Journalists who serve the mafia are not real journalists."
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov
"Arguably the unhappiest people on the planet have the happiest prime minister."
Former Foreign Minister Solomon Pasi
"What happens in the judiciary system is a scandal."
Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev on the dismissal of Justice Miroslava Todorova, who sues Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov for libel