Diplomacy Quotes

Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Will Rogers
Zhou en lai - diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means....

Diplomacy without arms is like music without instruments.
Frederick the Great
American prove - diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have...
Isaac asimov, prelude to foundation, said by hari seldon - violence is the diplomacy of the incompetent....
Diplomacy: lying in state.
Oliver Hereford

The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.
E. V. Lucas
All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means. 1954.
Enlai Zhou
In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.
Thomas Pickering
Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say.
Matthew Trump, in Mother Earth News
In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear - Eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
Sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry water or wooden iron.
Josef Stalin
Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way.
Isaac Goldberg