"They are taking rest as there is an embargo on political activities."
presidium member of Jubo League, youth wing of the Awami League
at a press conference
declaring the wealth of its president Jahangir Kabir Nanak and General Secretary Mirza Azam.
"I am the only MP who has gone to prison in every government's term."
NASIRUDDIN AHMED PINTU
former BNP MP
to journalists before his surrender to the court.
"There is no difference between usurers and the corrupt."
Awami League chief
tacitly commenting on Dr Muhammad Yunus's plan to float his own party.
"There is no way I can continue to stay away from politics. I am determined...and it does not matter who says what about me."
this year's Nobel peace prize winner and founder of Grameen Bank.
"BNP's position is against corruption. We want corruption removed from society."
NAZRUL ISLAM KHAN
spokesperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
In its last term the party has unleashed a reign of corruption and nepotism.
"Clearly, Yunus is being advised very badly. Of course, he can always get better advice. However, my real fear is that he thinks that he doesn't need any."
It has been decided that Dr Yunus's political party's local committees will be called Yunus Samarthak Goshthi
"I am neither a loan defaulter nor a terrorist nor a criminal. As a citizen, I have the right to travel to any country."
former Awami League lawmaker.
"More names will come out in the future."
When asked whether those who conducted inquiry failed to find any evidence of corruption against Tarique, Delwar said names of several, whose names were linked with corruption on different occasions, did not appear in the list of 50 corrupt politicians and businesspersons.
"It is white."
GEORGE W BUSH
president of the United States of America
after being asked by a child in Britain what the White House was like.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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