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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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We cannot turn our seaside resorts into silence.

GERB's Tsvetan Tsvetanov on the campaign of Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov against noise pollution at the Black Sea coast

Bulgaria's black market for weapons dwarfs its sausage market.

Anton Kutev, an MP for the BSP

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:38
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When I was at a more tender age, a drink or a girl in leotard wouldn't scare me at all.

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev on complains that the programme of an EU youth forum included a night out with alcohol and "half-naked" dancers

Boyko Borisov's only 'fault' is that he tolerates freedom of speech. His benevolence enables some people to cross boundaries and attack him.

Former Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:57
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The easiest way to turn the European idea into a parody is to let it be associated with people who constantly claim European values without any actual knowledge of them.

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev

I learnt the most from Todor Zhivkov and Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. They are like two universities to me.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

It is not true that the MPs are lazybones.

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:03
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We cannot have infrastructure like in Vienna if our taxes are like in Pernik.

Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov

Conscripting the youth in the military will restore their manly appearance.

Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov

The Russian patriarch is a second-class KGB officer who made billions on untaxed cigarettes.

Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:51
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Few petty crimes in Sofia are solved, because the perpetrators live outside the capital.

Sofia Police chief Ivaylo Ivanov

Bulgarians founded Russia, so we need to take care of it as our subsidiary state.

Volen Siderov, leader of Ataka

If corruption in Bulgaria is so big, how come GERB always wins elections?

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at the European Parliament

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 15:14
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We didn't introduce the air pollution early warning system because if we did you would ask about the measures, and they are yet to be implemented.

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova

Only Bulgarians who are good for nothing don't emigrate.

Former Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov

When there is construction works, there is peace.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:01
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The opposition is very cunning, they diminish the successes of the government.

Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for Bulgaria's EU Presidency

The Balkans may replace the UK which is now exiting. Incredible nature. From the Mediterranean all the way to the Black Sea: mountains, rivers, natural wealth, hard-working nations ... beautiful people.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Borisov will rule us until he gets fed up with us.

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:52
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This is not the Great Wall of China.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov after a sectionof the fence collapsed owing to some rain, in October

Bulgarian politics is like American wrestling. The battle between the GERB and the BSP is all fake.

Georgi Parvanov, president of Bulgaria in 2002-2012

There are corrupt activities that are not a crime.

Manuil Manev, an MP for GERB

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:23
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I don't eat dry sausages, I have high blood pressure.

I always comply with people who want to protect dolphins, clams and corals.

Only people who don't want to work are unemployed.

You know that when we promise something, the next day it becomes a reality.

Boyko Borisov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:29
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Why do our children have to study Darwin's theory, in which I do not believe, and not creationism?

Yordan Tsonev, an MP for the DPS

Boyko Borisov is the bearer of peace in Europe.

Georgi Gergov, a Plovdiv businessman and a member of the BSP

I am known for my humility.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 15:14
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If you carry a ladder, you can climb over even the Great Wall of China.

Interior Minister Valentin Radev downplays information about migrants surmount the fence on the Turkish border

We have lived to see the day when Tsvetan Tsvetanov accuses Sweden of corruption.

President Rumen Radev on the GERB's top functionary's accusation that Bulgaria buying Gripen fighters is bad

We are on first-name terms since when we both were mayors.

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 12:40
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Probably a lot of people do it.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the Nazi salute

The public debate in this country has reached a stage where people trade accusations: your Communism is worse than my Nazism.

Lea Cohen, former ambassador and now author

24 May is a holiday in Russia as we celebrate the Slavonic alphabet which came to us from the Macedonian land.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Bulgarian alphabet

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 11:46
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Until yesterday, they were being dubbed nationalists. Now they get rebranded as patriots to make them more palatable to the outside world.

Veselin Mareshki, leader of Volya, or Will, political party

GERB's top brass is heavily Communist. Communists fighting against Communism will spell the end of Bulgaria.

Professor Ivo Hristov, an MP for the BSP

GERB is the only party that can handle corruption.

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:08
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We are breaking the law.

Angel Dzhambazki, an EMP and a member of the extreme nationalist VMRO, or Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organisation; on his supporters erecting road blocks on the border with Turkey to disrupt the 26 March general election

The Balkans are in a pre-war state.

Boyko Borisov, leader of GERB

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 08:13
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At this moment they are trying to impose on us a false 'collision' between the grandsons of the Communist Politburo and the grandsons of the drivers of the Politburo, who after the elections will make a big, pilfering coalition.

Radan Kanev, leader of New Republic, on BSP and GERB

As a pupil my dream was to march on the parade ground.

Boyko Borisov on why voluntary military service is on GERB's election programme

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:48
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The migrants' pressure on the Bulgarian borders seriously weakens our nation's reproductive capabilities.

Miho Mihov, former Army General Chief of Staff

Who can you elect for parliament? The patriots, who are not patriots; the party of rednecks; or the left wing, who are actually rightwing?

Professor Velislav Minekov

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 13:04
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The Interior Ministry is one of the most reformed systems in this country.

Rumyana Bachvarova, outgoing interior minister

Parvanov (the former president) lies that I am going on hunger strike again.

Poet Edvin Sugarev, who now works as Bulgaria's consul in Nis, Serbia. He has made a name for himself for going on politically motivated hunger strikes

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 15:34
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Before 1989, everyone was BKP.

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, GERB, on the Communist past of Tsetska Tsacheva

As a girl I was very much into reincarnation. Then a friend of mine computed that in one of my past lives I had been an Irish leader riding along the ocean coast.

Tsetska Tsacheva, speaker of Parliament, GERB presidential nominee

National interests stand above human rights.

Tsetska Tsacheva

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 12:11
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