"The reality of the world today is that grounding ethics in religion is no longer adequate."
THE DALAI LAMA
Tibet's religious leader
about a Facebook post after the recent controversy over an offensive video denigrating Prophet Mohammed (pbuh)
"In reality I am now living in Gulag. Once upon a time in Russia, unwanted people were exiled to Gulag. I was also being sent to Gulag. "
prime minister's Economic Affairs Adviser
after sources in the government said the adviser had gone on leave to meet the World Bank's last condition for revival of the loan deal for Padma bridge.
"Golam Azam's role was comparable to that of Hitler during World War II."
human rights activist
while being cross-examined by a defence counsel at the International Crimes Tribunal-1
"It really doesn't make a difference if a Tofail Ahmed doesn't join the cabinet."
Awami League politician
about his refusal to join the cabinet
"What about the fact that her government has given several new [TV] channels to her state minister and MPs? Where did they get the money? Did they steal or are they planning to steal?"
senior journalist and chief adviser of Nagorik Oikko
in response to the Prime Minister's remarks that he may or will steal to finance his TV channel.
"You knew that if you participated in the elections, your deposit would be confiscated. That's why you were afraid to participate."
MOFAZZAL HOSSAIN CHOWDHURY MAYA
Awami League general secretary
as to why the BNP did not participate in the Gazipur-4 bi-election.