"We are the only European capital named after a temple and probably the only city named after God."
Todor Chobanov, Culture and Education Mayor of Sofia, on why Christ was chosen as the emblem of the city's 140th anniversary as a Bulgarian capital
"Our football is like a tavern with a live band: you enter and you order the music."
TSKA coach Lyuboslav Penev
"We will help Notre Dame with restorers and icon-painters."
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov