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June 25, 2008   
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"There should be a vote of no confidence in the Arab sheiks, or the presidents of [the Russian oil corporation] Lukoil, or the president of Venezuela-that is, the producers of oil."
-Prime Minister Donald Tusk on the opposition's motion for a vote of no confidence in Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski, over his refusal to reduce fuel tax

"All the children in Poland are mine."
-Former President Lech Wałęsa when asked whether it was true he had an illegitimate child as a young man

"No. I think this is his opinion. And if this is what his heart is saying, why shouldn't he say it aloud?"
-Jarosław Kaczyński, leader of the opposition Law and Justice (PiS) party, on whether PiS deputy Przemysław Gosiewski was buttering him up when he said Kaczyński is an ideal politician

"I feel very sorry for the Americans that they have no outstanding leader who could command the support of the whole nation."
-Sergei Mironov, chairman of the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, on why President Dmitri Medvedev won more than 70 percent of the vote in the recent elections

"I hereby declare that I am alive and that I live at this address."
-A form sent out by the Social Insurance Company to Polish pensioners in an attempt to determine how many of them there are and what they are entitled to

"The perpetrator stabbed his friend, with whom he was watching the match, several times with a knife. His aggression was probably the result of a difference of opinion on the Polish team's performance."
-A police officer from Bytom, southern Poland, on a murder committed after Poland lost 0-2 to Germany in the European soccer championships

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