"The emerging rock star of Europe's anti-austerity uprising."—The Daily Telegraph
"A brilliant economist."—Bloomberg
"The most interesting man in the world."
"A fiery maverick."
"Mr. Varoufakis tends to speak in thoughtful and theatrical tones that can prompt strong reactions."—The New York Times
"European finance ministers have got an opponent who will not recede easily. And one who, furthermore, appears to have the stamina of a long-distance runner to go the whole way."—The Guardian
"Feisty."—The Washington Post
"Earnest, energetic."—The Financial Times