“You can never sit in a meeting with someone who is fast asleep. ”
about Chief Election Commissioner MA Aziz.
“There is a civil society and a not-so-civil society and that's why we've seen the militancy.”
secretary general of the Amnesty International.
“I always say that yesterday is history and today is a mystery.”
Pakistan cricket coach.
"In our own house there are 22 rooms and 16 toilets.”
ALTAF HOSSAIN CHOUDHURY
reacting to newspaper reports that his brother used a government bungalow.
"Ershad does not have the ability and capacity to come out of the vicious cycle.”
SHAFIUL ALAM PRADHAN
Jatya Party presidium member who has quit Ershad's faction. Pradhan says there is no democracy in JP (Ershad); rumours are abuzz that Ershad's estranged Bidisha is going to join hands with Pradhan.
"The beginning of our films, half a century back, was very good….”
"The problem is the scope of this man-animal frontline-- it must be reduced.”
head of a WHO delegation in Turkey about the recent outbreak of Bird Flue.
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