"My countrymen are very forgiving. I ask for their forgiveness, hoping they will forgive us."
ANWARUL KABIR TALUKDER
state minister for power
a day before his resignation.
"It was nexus between Bhutto and small coterie of rulers that destroyed Pakistan. The myopic rigid attitude of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman did not help matters..."
Pakistan's military dictator in his memoir.
"We might consider compromising on some proposals for electoral reforms. But we will never allow Justice KM Hasan to be the chief adviser and Justice MA Aziz to continue as the CEC, and at the same time, the other election commissioners too will have to be changed."
Awami League General Secretary.
"We're not afraid of execution or imprisonment. The Muslims of this country will establish Islamic rule here, no matter how many of us are executed."
ATAUR RAHMAN SUNNY
Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) military commander.
"I said I was looking for a book to read, Laura said you ought to try Camus. I also read three Shakespeares..."
GEORGE W BUSH
in an interview with the NBC's Brian Williams in New Orleans.
QUOTATIONS ARE TAKEN FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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