Diplomacy Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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
If you need something from somebody always give that person a way to hand it to you.
– Sue Monk Kidd
A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor’s throat without having his neighbor notice it.
– Trygve Lie
He who walks in the middle of the road gets hit from both sides.
– George P. Shultz
Diplomacy is thinking twice before saying nothing.
The principle of give and take is the principle of diplomacy – give one and take ten.
– Mark Twain
All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
– Tony Benn
What good is a smooth tongue without sharp teeth?
– Jocelyn Murray
Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
– David Lloyd