In the Scandinavian countries, they shoot themselves because they are very happy. 70-80 people shot dead, just out of happiness. They have the highest number of suicides and alcoholism. God forbid Bulgaria become like the United States, where seven or eight students are shot every month. God forbid!
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the rock-bottom place of Bulgaria in the World Happiness Report
We don't cut only ribbons, we cut cables as well.
Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for Regional Development, on removing illegal cabling in Burgas
The Bulgarian soldiers speak foreign languages, the Bulgarian soldiers fly drones, the Bulgarian soldiers get involved in intelligence, the Bulgarian soldiers are strong in the field because they know the Afghans better than the Americans do. This is a precious bit of information.
President Rosen Plevneliev during a visit to Kabul
I am not aware to what extent the Bulgarian Prime Minister is interested in the economy, but it feels as if we are stuck in some kind of Boykonomy, where only belt fastening exists.
Meglena Kuneva, chairman of Bulgaria for the Citizens association
I am a simple man and you are simple people. That's why we understand each other.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to protesting workers at a Kardzhali factory