Diplomacy Quotes and Sayings
Diplomacy is telling someone to “Go to Hell” in such a way, that they look forward to taking the trip.
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
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
– Robert Frost
I observe and remain silent.
– Elizabeth I Tudor
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
– Sun Tzu
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
– Isaac Newton
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone have your way.
– Daniele Vare
A diplomat thinks twice before saying nothing.
He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.
– Robert Estabrook
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
Diplomacy is thinking twice before saying nothing.
A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor’s throat without having his neighbor notice it.
– Trygve Lie