Quotes of the week

“If there are members of the judiciary who are not prepared to be exemplary in their public and private lives then it’s time for them to make way.”

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi warning judges Ray Pace and Lino Farrugia Sacco before their impeachment motions.

“This shakes the foundation and faith in the justice system.”

Opposition leader Joseph Muscat reacting to news that Mr Justice Ray Pace had been charged with accepting a bribe, trading in influence and money laundering.

“Franco Debono is irrelevant.”

Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi commenting about Nationalist MP Franco Debono after he brought down the Government by voting with the Opposition against the Budget.

“They know perfectly well.”

The children of Joseph Cutajar, Il-Lion, who was shot dead in Mosta, claiming police knew who had killed their father.

“In the North Pole, the South Pole, East and West.”

Former Sliema deputy mayor Silvio Zammit “playing games” when asked to point to evidence proving his innocence by police investigating his attempts to bribe the tobacco industry, leading to EU Health Commissioner John Dalli’s resignation.


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