"I'm not thinking about human rights at this time, but my own."
GEETI ARA CHOUDHURY Industry Adviser.
"I have decided to keep mum. I am at fault if I talk and I am also at fault if I don't."
MOEEN U AHMED
Lt General and the army chief
talking with journalists at a party.
He, however, has said the army does not have any plan to take over. "People know of the pre-January 11 state of the country. There was tremendous pressure on us to take over. We could have taken over, had we wished," he has also hastened to add.
"My people are with me."
Awami League (AL) president
in an interview with a foreign television channel.
Newspapers in the country have reported that some leaders of the AL want a change in the leadership of the party.
"I have no comment. I can only speak about academic matters."
former chief justice
who as per the constitution, was supposed to become the chief adviser to the caretaker government. In the face of a violent political movement by the Awami League and its allies, Hassan later on felt embarrassed.
"It's the most despicable thing that ever happened to me."
former CIA Chief
who says that the Bush administration has used one of his quotes on weapons of mass destruction to launch its own war on Iraq. The phrase (Slum dunk), which he used at a December 2002 White House meeting, was only meant to suggest that the administration could improve its public case on the WMD issue.
"Our tragedy has been that the military has been able to exploit the West's strategic interest in Afghanistan for almost two decades."
Pakistan's exiled former prime minister.
"Confusion remains within the party."
Awami League presidium member
about the leadership of Sheikh Hasina.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2007