Unemployed IT specialists? There is a high demand for shepherds in this country.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in 2011

The hackers have to be recruited to work for the state as they have unique brains.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in 2019

Mr Borisov takes care of the whole country.

Borislav Mihaylov, President of the Bulgarian Football Union


Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:44


It is clear what has to be done and it is also clear that will not be done.

Decho Dechev, Manager of the National Health Fund, on the healthcare reform

The state believes that power can be won and kept through the media.

Media Professor Neli Ognyanova

With authoritarianism taking over, having a strong opposition is vital.

President Rumen Radev

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:26


Europe is a part of Eurasia and it is bad not to communicate with Russia.

Volen Siderov, leader of Ataka

As a mayor, I was ashamed to walk on Graf Ignatiev Street.

Yordanka Fandakova on the quality of repairs in Central Sofia

I don't mess with God's deeds. Our God Jesus Christ appointed both the pope and the patriarch. I don't want to comment on his choice.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 14:04


We are the only European capital named after a temple and probably the only city named after God.

Todor Chobanov, Culture and Education Mayor of Sofia, on why Christ was chosen as the emblem of the city's 140th anniversary as a Bulgarian capital

Our football is like a tavern with a live band: you enter and you order the music.

TSKA coach Lyuboslav Penev

We will help Notre Dame with restorers and icon-painters.

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:56


Bear Grylls will be fined, if we find his home address, although I doubt the ministry will succeed in doing this.

Neno Dimov, environment minister, after Bear Grylls camped and ate a frog in Rila National Park

Hey, man, have some rest. You are pushing 60, and you have already done wonders.

Georgi Markov, MP for GERB, to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Bulgaria is not Russia's Trojan Horse in NATO. The opposite is true.

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 18:31


The state is not that poor, but people steal too much.

Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

It is pathological to think election results depend on the technology.

Vice Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev

I have so much work to do. It is so hard for me to push Bulgaria through a needle's ear.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 17:46


In Bulgaria not only the working and the protesting people are poor. Capitalists are poor, too.

Radosvet Radev, Chairman of the Bulgarian Industrial Association

I am not Boyko Borisov's personal attorney.

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov

Let's wait for the end of the construction works, then everyone will see with their own eyes. Many of the photos are manipulated.

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 11:24


Enough of revolutions. Give us quality.

Vezhdi Rashidov, GERB's former culture minister, on cultural policies

Sometimes Europe needs a convenient scarecrow, and Bulgaria has taken that role.

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev

There are countries where cartoons of the prime minister and the president appear 2-3-5 times in a year. In Bulgaria it happens every day.

PM Boyko Borisov on Bulgaria's media freedoms

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:03


A group of shrill women with children who pretend to be sick.

Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov on the ongoing protest of mothers of children of disabilities

We need to defend Orban as that way we defend our interests.

Environment Minister Neno Dimov

I cannot talk over a shrewd woman, that is why I can't get married.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Kornelia Ninova,chairwoman of the BSP

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:33


If a law says we should fly like butterflies, we won't fly like butterflies, shall we?

Tsvetozar Tomov, Central Election Committee spokesman, on why there is still no electronic voting system in spite of it being a part of the Election Code

The Interior Ministry is not the sun to shed light everywhere.

Stefan Balabanov, Deputy Interior Minister

I will return to Burgas, go to the pier, tie a railway track to my neck and jump into the sea.

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 12:59


United Patriots became Tamed Patriots, now they are United Failures.

Veselin Mareshki, leader of Volya, or Will, party

I advise Mr Mareshki to take more regularly the pills that he sells.

Vice Prime Minister Krasimir Karakachanov

The truth is being perverted. I don't drink whisky, but vodka, and small ones at that.

Former Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 13:17


We cannot turn our seaside resorts into silence.

GERB's Tsvetan Tsvetanov on the campaign of Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov against noise pollution at the Black Sea coast

Bulgaria's black market for weapons dwarfs its sausage market.

Anton Kutev, an MP for the BSP

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:38


When I was at a more tender age, a drink or a girl in leotard wouldn't scare me at all.

Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev on complains that the programme of an EU youth forum included a night out with alcohol and "half-naked" dancers

Boyko Borisov's only 'fault' is that he tolerates freedom of speech. His benevolence enables some people to cross boundaries and attack him.

Former Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:57


The easiest way to turn the European idea into a parody is to let it be associated with people who constantly claim European values without any actual knowledge of them.

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev

I learnt the most from Todor Zhivkov and Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. They are like two universities to me.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

It is not true that the MPs are lazybones.

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:03


We cannot have infrastructure like in Vienna if our taxes are like in Pernik.

Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov

Conscripting the youth in the military will restore their manly appearance.

Defence Minister Krasimir Karakachanov

The Russian patriarch is a second-class KGB officer who made billions on untaxed cigarettes.

Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:51


Few petty crimes in Sofia are solved, because the perpetrators live outside the capital.

Sofia Police chief Ivaylo Ivanov

Bulgarians founded Russia, so we need to take care of it as our subsidiary state.

Volen Siderov, leader of Ataka

If corruption in Bulgaria is so big, how come GERB always wins elections?

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov at the European Parliament

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 15:14


We didn't introduce the air pollution early warning system because if we did you would ask about the measures, and they are yet to be implemented.

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova

Only Bulgarians who are good for nothing don't emigrate.

Former Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov

When there is construction works, there is peace.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 15:01


The opposition is very cunning, they diminish the successes of the government.

Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for Bulgaria's EU Presidency

The Balkans may replace the UK which is now exiting. Incredible nature. From the Mediterranean all the way to the Black Sea: mountains, rivers, natural wealth, hard-working nations ... beautiful people.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Borisov will rule us until he gets fed up with us.

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 13:52


This is not the Great Wall of China.

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov after a sectionof the fence collapsed owing to some rain, in October

Bulgarian politics is like American wrestling. The battle between the GERB and the BSP is all fake.

Georgi Parvanov, president of Bulgaria in 2002-2012

There are corrupt activities that are not a crime.

Manuil Manev, an MP for GERB

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 14:23


I don't eat dry sausages, I have high blood pressure.

I always comply with people who want to protect dolphins, clams and corals.

Only people who don't want to work are unemployed.

You know that when we promise something, the next day it becomes a reality.

Boyko Borisov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:29