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May 7, 2008   
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"I go to the opera in Belgrade to drink. I take a bottle with me... At the opera, they don't search you on entering like they do at stadiums."
-Musician Goran Bregovic, a household name in the Balkans who is also popular in Poland

"Our biggest problem is not a shortage of natural gas or oil, but a shortage of courage and honesty among people who work in public service."
-Prime Minister Donald Tusk

"It's good he was there and it's good he got booed."
-Law and Justice deputy Jacek Kurski on former President Lech Wałęsa attending the ceremony at which Sławoj Leszek Głódź was installed as new archbishop of Gdańsk. Wałęsa had earlier sharply criticized Głódź, saying he was the wrong man for the job.

"Yes, they came to each other's name-day parties and brought small gifts with them, but neither wished the other victory at the upcoming party congress."
-An activist from the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) on the name-day celebrations of party leader Wojciech Olejniczak and secretary general Grzegorz Napieralski. The two men will soon battle it out to become the party's leader.

"A large proportion of feminists practice lesbian intercourse, which completely prevents them from having a realistic viewpoint on the lives of normal women."
-Wojciech Wierzejski, deputy chairman of the right-wing League of Polish Families (LPR) party, in his blog

"Information space cannot be an arena for competing to multiply political speculation. It is important to provide people with information calmly, understanding one's responsibility for every word."
-Authoritarian Belarusian President Alexandr Lukashenko after an unprecedented hacker attack blocked his country's most popular independent websites

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