"Only small fry will be caught if the proposed change is brought to the law."
about the proposed changes to the Anti-Corruption Commission Act that make it mandatory for the anti-graft body to take government permission before filing cases against civil servants.
"But what can I do if they [MPs] pocket the money instead of spending it for their office purposes."
about Jatiya Party (a component of the AL-led alliance) lawmaker TIM Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury's allegation that MPs are not given funds to run their office.
"Resign if you have the courage. We will hold by-elections and win them. If necessary, HM Ershad will play the opposition leader's role."
SHEIKH FAZLUL KARIM SELIM
Awami League lawmaker
about the threats given by opposition that they will not participate in the election without the caretaker government.
"Quitting was a mistake. But I did that out of anger."
AKM MOSHARRAF HOSSAIN
Former state minister for energy
about his resignation in 2005 over taking a bribe of Tk 1 crore sports utility vehicle (SUV) from Niko.
"Our countrymen should know that the Kashmir problem is Nehru family's special 'gift' to the nation."
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader
about India's first prime minister's lack of courage to integrate Jammu and Kashmir fully to the Indian union.
"We're not going to be intimidated by big tobacco's tactics, whether they're political tactics, whether they're public affairs kind of tactics out in the community or whether they're legal tactics."
about Australian government's proposal to ban logos and branding on tobacco packaging and tobacco giant Phillip Morris threatening to sue the government.