"They want us to beg. They want us to continue as guinea pigs …. But we don't take alms; we take loan and return it with interest."
about the World Bank's cancellation of the Padma Bridge loan
"Can we ask for disbanding the US army simply because allegations have been made against them for killing many innocent people in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan?"
chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
about Human Rights Watch's recommendation to disband the Rapid Action Battalion.
"My decision for the sake of people not only earned a good name for the country but also led to winning of the Nobel prize."
Jatiyo Party chairman
taking credit for approving microcredit during his regime and appointing Dr Yunus as the managing director.
"Construction of Padma Bridge is not like building a shrine."
HAMIDUR RAHMAN AZAD
about Awami League lawmakers offering to donate their one-month salary for the Padma bridge project
"We don't need them (Trinamool). Whether they support us or not, it doesn't matter. They have become irrelevant in national politics."
Congress's West Bengal leader
about Mamata Banerjee's support for the Congress presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee
"I couldn't believe my eyes. It was like the Wild West, but we needed horses in the studio."
host of a debate aired on the private Jordanian Josat satellite station
about the brawl that broke out between the guests of the show where a Jordanian lawmaker named Mohammed Shawabka pointed his gun at his opponent Mansour Seif-Eddine Murad, a politicial activist.