Diplomacy Quotes

Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest things in the nicest way.

Isaac Goldberg

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

Caskie Stinnett

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.

Will Durant

You can do a lot with diplomacy, but with diplomacy backed up by force you can get a lot more done.

Kofi Atta Annan

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost

A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without having his neighbor notice it.

Trygve Lie

Diplomacy is to do and say The nastiest thing in the nicest way.

Bisaac Goldberg

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

Daniele Vare

When a diplomat says yes he means perhaps; when he says perhaps he means no; when he says no he is no diplomat.

Unknown

All war represents a failure of diplomacy

Tony Benn

Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.

Otto von Bismarck

Diplomacy is a disguised war, in which states seek to gain by barter and intrigue, by the cleverness of arts, the objectives which they would have to gain more clumsily by means of war.

Randolph Bourne

Diplomacy: The art of saying "nice doggie" until you can find a rock.

Wynn Catlin

Diplomacy - The art of letting other people achieve your ends

Unknown

Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.

Will Smith

Diplomat: A person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

Caskie Stinett

A diplomat's life is made up of three ingredients: Protocol, Geritol, and alcohol.

Adlai E. Stevenson

DIPLOMACY, n. Lying in state, or the patriotic art of lying for one's country.

Ambrose Bierce

ULTIMATUM, n. In diplomacy, a last demand before resorting to concessions.

Ambrose Bierce

When we\'re trying to solve difficult national issues its sometimes necessary to talk to adversaries as well as friends. Historians have a word for this: diplomacy.

Albright, Madeleine

All war represents a failure of diplomacy.

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn

In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.

Thomas Pickering

It is a good idea for diplomats to keep their word in small matters. It makes the later complete betrayals more of a surprise.

John Barnes

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Updated On : March 01, 2013
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