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Quotes of the week


"Farewell, I leave you, I never hurt, I never hurt any of you."

Premier Vladimír Mečiar singing a song on state run STV on September 30, during what he swore would be his last TV appearance ever (those were the lyrics to the song).




"I'm going hunting. Mating season is in full swing, and I would rather go shooting."

Ján Slota, Chairman of the far-right Slovak National Party, declaring on September 25 that he would rather hunt deer than wait for election results.


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