"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