"Almighty Allah in this Surah declares that He is the only one, none else, who bestows honour to anyone. My question: How Aminee can say he will pull me down? Is he more powerful than Allah?"
about Fazlul Haque Amini’s arguments to call Monday's hartal.
"The property here does not mean inherited property."
state minister for religious affairs
about section 23.5 of the Women Development Policy, which stipulates equal opportunity and share of women in property, employment and trading.
"I took quite a few decisions tonight and if we hadn't won I would have been asked quite a few questions. Why no Ashwin? Why Sreesanth? Why no Yuvraj (at five)? Why did I bat ahead? That pushed and motivated me to do well."
MAHENDRA SINGH DHONI
India cricket team captain
after winning the ICC World Cup 2011.
"Let's be clear, if the Libyan regime tries to hang on in this situation, they are internationally isolated, they can't sell any oil."
foreign secretary, UK
about the military intervention in Libya.
"I don't think we should be blaming any Afghan. We should be blaming the person who produced the news - the one who burned the Koran. Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from offending culture, religion, traditions."
STAFFAN DE MISTURA
UN assistance mission in Afghanistan (Unama)
about Friday's attack on UN officials in Afghanistan in protest of desecration of the Holy Koran last March in Florida.