"A fox cannot be a tiger by wearing a tiger's skin. Similarly although I am a minister, I am not separate from the labourers."
about the criticisms he has to face favouring drivers who, as he claims, alone are not responsible for road accidents.
"What's the relevance of the family album of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the case against Delwar Hossain Sayedee?"
AKM ZAHEER AHMED
a judge at the International Crimes Tribunal-1
about the submission of irrelevant exhibits, including a family album of Bangabandhu, by the investigation officer in a case against Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee.
"But no discussion will take place with conditions imposed by the BNP. The opposition leader seems to have made confused statements, as if she does not know what she really wants."
MAHBUBUL ALAM HANIF
special assistant to the prime minister
about opposition leader Khaleda Zia's demand for a written announcement from government about reinstating a non-partisan and impartial government, before sitting for discussion.
"Bangladesh is a huge country, the 7th largest in the world, but many Bangladeshis do not see it that way."
DAN W MOZENA
US ambassador to Bangladesh
about the potential of Bangladesh to emerge as a strong economy.
"Today, often, freedom of newspaper owners is considered as freedom of the press."
JUSTICE MUHAMMAD HABIBUR RAHMAN
former chief justice and chief adviser of the caretaker government
about the condition of press freedom in the country today.
"You are a Maoist."
chief minister of Pashchimbanga
when audience at a talk show raised the issue of the cartoon on Mamata and the Park Street rape case.