"I am still a minister!"
former Communications Minister
responding to Public Prosecutor's statement, “"When he (Nazmul Huda) was a minister, he would exert his influence in various ways."
Huda faces corruption charges.
"The criminals could stop the writings of Humayun but his books would surely inspire the inquisitive readers."
wife of late novelist Humayun Azad.
"Bangladeshis have entrusted the caretaker government with a great responsibility, including to put into place a foundation for a free and fair election by the end of 2008 and a healthy, functioning democratic system that Bangladeshis deeply desire."
US Charge d' Affaires.
"We're in another country. We're just trying to get through the next few days. We need to get back home."
a Canadian woman who has given birth to identical quadruplets. The four girls were born at a US hospital because there was no space available at Canadian neonatal intensive care units.
The chances of having naturally-conceived identical quadruplets is one in 13 million.
"On the 32nd anniversary of this great leader's martyrdom, I am paying deep respect to him on behalf of the nation and praying for the salvation of his departed soul in the court of Allah."
on the 32nd anniversary of the murder of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
" We have said that we are not satisfied. But we do not want to topple the government as it would pave the way for the communal BJP to come to power."
veteran communist leader.
India's ruling Congress party and its leftist partners have been at loggerheads over a nuclear deal with the US.
"Vote has to be given to such persons who will take care of you through five years. Don't sell your vote and don't allow others to do that."
GENERAL MOEEN U AHMED
"Next time you should cover your bald head."
GEORGE W BUSH
president of the United States
to BBC's Nick Robinson, who replied by saying, “I didn't know you cared”, to which Bush said, “I don't.”
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2007