"Horrible! Nobody has been brave enough to tell that woman how to dress. She has all the village rugs's colours on her."
Celebrity coiffeur Stylist Kapanov on the personal style of Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva
"I warned you explicitly that nothing will happen if you don't irritate me. If you do, however, we shall sign up just to spite you."
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to protesters against shale gas deposits research
"Quite by chance a unintelligent bodyguard became the prime minister."
Alexander Morfov, theatre director
"Only the autocephalous Bulgarian Orthodox Church is more popular than the Interior Ministry."
Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Kalin Georgiev
"For several days now I hardly dare leave the neighbourhood. I start for work early in the morning while it's still dark, and take care not to meet a Bulgarian. I do consider myself a Bulgarian, I just happen to have darker skin."
Ethnic Roma Slavcho Devendzhiev, building subcontractor from Sliven, in the first days of the Katunitsa riots