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Diplomacy Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Diplomacy:

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

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

A Foreign Secretary is forever poised between the cliché and the indiscretion.
~ Harold MacMillan.

An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the commonwealth.
~ Henry Wotton, Reliquiae Wottonianae.

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

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

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

Diplomacy: The business of handling a porcupine without disturbing the quills.
~ Author Unknown.

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, Out of the Red, 1960.

Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
~ Charles de Gaulle.

I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis.
~ TV: Star Trek, Mr. Spock.

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

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