"The crisis will be over on 26 October, Dimitrovden."
Former Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, August 2010
"The crisis in Bulgaria will be over when the transition ends. This will happen after two government terms."
Former inance Minister Simeon Djankov, January 2013
"This is the shameful end of a shameful rule."
Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev
"What they did to me, I can do to you with the snap of the fingers. I can immediately order the special services to frame you all journalists, all of you."
Outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov responding to questions about the alleged police investigation, codenamed Buddha, against himself over his links with organised crime