Mihail Mikov, the new interior minister
"This is an old Bulgarian trick - we get a letter and don't answer it, and in this way we've solved the problem"
Meglena Plugchieva, deputy prime minister in charge of EU funds
"If Sofia, or Wisdom, is the mother of Faith, Hope and Love - who is the father? Boyko Borisov."
Actor Georgi Rusev enriches the pool of jokes at the expense of the capital's mayor
"A Bulgarian hotel advertising Romania? This doesn't seem normal to me. It's a ridiculous example of what happens when you're incapable of promoting your own country."
Bridget Czarnota, former director of the Bulgarian Unit for EU Expansion
“I am accused of nothing or a missing nothing in a meaningless something.”
Asen Drumev, former head of the Agriculture Fund
"Personally I don't think it's a problem for soldiers and shepherds to celebrate the holiday together."
Professor Georgi Markov, director of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences' History Institute
"I'm working and trashing my legs so that one day when I quit playing I'll only be working for pleasure."
Footballer Dimitar Berbatov