Diplomacy Quotes and Sayings

Diplomacy is telling someone to “Go to Hell” in such a way, that they look forward to taking the trip.

Submitted by: Karen

Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.
Winston Churchill

Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
– Mario Puzo

I observe and remain silent.
– Elizabeth I Tudor

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

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
– Sun Tzu

A diplomat thinks twice before saying nothing.

Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.

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

Diplomacy is the art of saying “Nice Doggie” until you can find a rock.
Will Rogers

Diplomacy and virtue do not make easy companions.
– Iain Pears

If you need something from somebody always give that person a way to hand it to you.
– Sue Monk Kidd

He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.
– Robert Estabrook

He who walks in the middle of the road gets hit from both sides.
– George P. Shultz

Diplomacy is thinking twice before saying nothing.

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