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We do not cling to power like monkeys to a palm.

Valeri Simeonov, Chairman of junior government partner National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria

Now we have days without a single stolen car reported to the police.

Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev

Without contacts in high offices in Bulgaria you are doomed.

Entrepreneur Plamen Bobokov

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:55
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The reduced VAT on baby food will, pray God, stimulate people to have more children.

Economy Minister Emil Karanikolov

The General Prosecution Office's reluctance to take in the many flagrant scandals and signals for huge corruption and theft of public money is a sign of fear and dependencies.

President Rumen Radev

Democracy is for disciplined people.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 11:08
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The Prime Minister told me: 'If I were a woman, I would knock it off with you'.

Epidemiologist Dr Atanas Mangarov, who has opposed the lockdown measures

Culture is a whim of luxury. When the world has stopped working, how can we be concerned with culture?

Vezhdi Rashidov, former GERB culture minister

You have the rare chance to be governed by us. Under President Radev, people would have been dying.

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:59
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I think of myself as a tool in the hands of God.

Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev

Current punishment is severe, but we will make it more severe.

Justice Minister Daniel Kirilov on changes in Penalty Law for DUI

We cannot just start throwing money out of a helicopter over Central Sofia.

Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov

For some time we can go without freedom of speech.

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 09:13
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Anarcho-liberal circles claim that the Bulgarian chief prosecutor is omnipotent and controls everything. This is not true. This is propaganda.

Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev

Buying 50 kg of sugar will not boost your immunity.

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev

The most polite policemen possible will patrol the hospitals.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

This is not the time to talk about democracy.

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:08
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Traffic rules are the same for both millionaires and honest citizens. 

Ivaylo Ivanov, General Secretary of the Interior Ministry

Last week in Sofia we had a London type of fog while in summertime we get a Los Angeles type of smog.

Georgi Rachev, climatologist

 

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 09:46
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We lost in the places where we did not win.

Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov on the local elections

GERB is like your own spouse. You get fed up with them, for a moment someone younger and blonder looks more appealing, but then you realise that your old partner is good enough, so you return home and you keep quiet.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on GERB voters

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 15:40
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Is there a prime minister who is closer to the people, who is more approachable?

Daniela Daritkova, chairwoman of the GERB parliamentary group

It is hard to establish who pollutes the air because air is everywhere.

Environment Minister Neno Dimov

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 13:59
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Of course I know computers! I have certificate for basic computer literacy.

Deputy Prime Minister Mariana Nikolova on her appointment as head of the Cybersecurity Council

We want our EU commissioner to be responsible for something modern, like cybersecurity or management of IT technologies.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 09:31
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Unemployed IT specialists? There is a high demand for shepherds in this country.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in 2011

The hackers have to be recruited to work for the state as they have unique brains.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in 2019

Mr Borisov takes care of the whole country.

Borislav Mihaylov, President of the Bulgarian Football Union

 

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:44
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It is clear what has to be done and it is also clear that will not be done.

Decho Dechev, Manager of the National Health Fund, on the healthcare reform

The state believes that power can be won and kept through the media.

Media Professor Neli Ognyanova

With authoritarianism taking over, having a strong opposition is vital.

President Rumen Radev

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:26
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Europe is a part of Eurasia and it is bad not to communicate with Russia.

Volen Siderov, leader of Ataka

As a mayor, I was ashamed to walk on Graf Ignatiev Street.

Yordanka Fandakova on the quality of repairs in Central Sofia

I don't mess with God's deeds. Our God Jesus Christ appointed both the pope and the patriarch. I don't want to comment on his choice.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 14:04
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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.

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:56
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Bear Grylls will be fined, if we find his home address, although I doubt the ministry will succeed in doing this.

Neno Dimov, environment minister, after Bear Grylls camped and ate a frog in Rila National Park

Hey, man, have some rest. You are pushing 60, and you have already done wonders.

Georgi Markov, MP for GERB, to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Bulgaria is not Russia's Trojan Horse in NATO. The opposite is true.

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 18:31
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The state is not that poor, but people steal too much.

Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

It is pathological to think election results depend on the technology.

Vice Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev

I have so much work to do. It is so hard for me to push Bulgaria through a needle's ear.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 17:46
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In Bulgaria not only the working and the protesting people are poor. Capitalists are poor, too.

Radosvet Radev, Chairman of the Bulgarian Industrial Association

I am not Boyko Borisov's personal attorney.

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov

Let's wait for the end of the construction works, then everyone will see with their own eyes. Many of the photos are manipulated.

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 11:24
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Enough of revolutions. Give us quality.

Vezhdi Rashidov, GERB's former culture minister, on cultural policies

Sometimes Europe needs a convenient scarecrow, and Bulgaria has taken that role.

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev

There are countries where cartoons of the prime minister and the president appear 2-3-5 times in a year. In Bulgaria it happens every day.

PM Boyko Borisov on Bulgaria's media freedoms

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:03
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A group of shrill women with children who pretend to be sick.

Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov on the ongoing protest of mothers of children of disabilities

We need to defend Orban as that way we defend our interests.

Environment Minister Neno Dimov

I cannot talk over a shrewd woman, that is why I can't get married.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Kornelia Ninova,chairwoman of the BSP

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:33
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If a law says we should fly like butterflies, we won't fly like butterflies, shall we?

Tsvetozar Tomov, Central Election Committee spokesman, on why there is still no electronic voting system in spite of it being a part of the Election Code

The Interior Ministry is not the sun to shed light everywhere.

Stefan Balabanov, Deputy Interior Minister

I will return to Burgas, go to the pier, tie a railway track to my neck and jump into the sea.

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 12:59
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United Patriots became Tamed Patriots, now they are United Failures.

Veselin Mareshki, leader of Volya, or Will, party

I advise Mr Mareshki to take more regularly the pills that he sells.

Vice Prime Minister Krasimir Karakachanov

The truth is being perverted. I don't drink whisky, but vodka, and small ones at that.

Former Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:17
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