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Heard in Passing
June 3, 2014   
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“You can’t placate an enraged bear; the more you try to stroke it, the more likely it is to gnaw your arm off.”
—Former finance minister Jacek Rostowski on the need for a tough stance towards Russia and Vladimir Putin

“In a country where nobody is honest or clean, you can be either more or less clean; he’s one of the cleaner ones.”
—Polish ex-president Aleksander Kwa¶niewski explaining why he accepted a lucrative job with a company owned by Mykola Zlochevsky, a Ukrainian businessman with ties to the pro-Russian administration of Ukraine’s ousted president Viktor Janukovych

“We’ll sell the European Parliament building straight away and turn it into a brothel, which is what it’s best suited for.”
—Janusz Korwin-Mikke, the leader of the hardline Congress of the New Right party, which scored a surprise success in the European Parliament elections

“You can hardly expect a politician to have a conscience, character or honor, because then he probably wouldn’t be a politician in the first place.”
—Polish film director Juliusz Machulski on feeling disenchanted by politics

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