"But how will we control others if we fail to control our party men? "
about the news report that a Awami League party lawmaker may be involved in the recent killing of a Jubo League man.
"My home is in Moghbazar. This area houses Jamaat office. I have to get past that even at night. You know how Jamaat activists are. Fearing them, I took the pistol to ensure the security of my life."
NURUNNABI CHOWDHURY SHAWON
Awami League lawmaker
about his need for keeping a licensed pistol
"On an average everyday about 30 out of 100 patients are referred to different hospitals as we don't have enough ability to treat them. "
on-duty emergency medical officer
about the absence of a casualty department at the Suhrawardi Hospital and Medical College (SHMC).
"Hurling a shoe is better than hurling a stone."
chief minister of Indian Kashmir
about a shoe thrown at him by a policemen at a Independence day event .
"It [government] is working only for those who brought them into power."
KHANDAKER DELWAR HOSSAIN
BNP secretary general
about former British prime minister Tony Blair praise of prime minister Sheikh Hasina's government.
"What we have is a single, long event which has the scale of the tsunami, the devastation of Haiti and the complexity of the Middle East."
Oxfam's humanitarian director
about the flood condition of Pakistan
"They teach their children about the freedom of religion in America - but they don't practice what they preach."
DR ALI AKRAM
a doctor from Brooklyn
about the demonstrators who are protesting the plan by a New York developer to build the centre mosque about two blocks from the former World Trade Center site
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