"Ataka is missing from Bulgaria for four days and the whole state is on the verge of collapse. The conclusion is: Keep us like a flower."
Ataka leader Volen Siderov after his MPs stayed out of the no-confidence vote
"The current ado may qualify Bulgaria for a Nobel Prize in idiocy."
Tatyana Doncheva, MP for the BSP
"We are simply not prepared. Bulgaria has not had this kind of problem for the past 90 years."
Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev on the Syrian refugees