" It's a fraud case under article 420."
Officer in Charge of Dhanmondi Police Station
about a case filed against former communications minister Nazmul Huda on Thursday for using an automobile with a fake registration number.
"So we should wrap our 'only' Nobel laureate in tin foil and put him in the glass cabinet in a drawing room, so that mehmans can see it and go 'aha aha'? "
filmmaker and activist
in a blog post.
"Bhaiya passes his days by watching news on television, praying five times a day and by watering the garden."
A Staff in Khaleda Zia's Residence
about Tareq Rahman, Khaleda's eldest son.
Tareq is particularly known to be corrupt, though there has been popular demand to try him, Tareq has not yet been arrested
"He recently developed the habit of addressing people by touching their faces; this is not 'slapping'"
Family Members of Abdus Sattar
former Awami League MP.
Sattar recently slapped three police personnel and two journalists in a feud about crossing the road.
"She believes that the BNP did everything right and nothing wrong when in power for the last five years and what is going on in the country now and the 'unexpected' situation for her party are the outcome of conspiracies by certain quarters"
A BNP Leader
about Khaleda Zia and her reluctance to admit that she and her party members have unleashed a reign of corruption, improbity and nepotism in the country in its last term in office
" We did not run away when the going was tough!"
Canadian oil company
in an advertisement published on the second anniversary of a vernacular daily.
The company, it is alleged has bribed a former Energy Minister with an expensive car
"Looking at you makes me proud of my origin."
Bangladeshi-born British High Commissioner in Dhaka
at a programme honouring the students who got good grades in O and A Levels.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2007