Diplomacy Quotes and Sayings
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
– Robert Frost
Sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry water or wooden iron.
– Joseph Stalin
He who walks in the middle of the road gets hit from both sides.
– George P. Shultz
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
– Will Durant
A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor’s throat without having his neighbor notice it.
– Trygve Lie
The principle of give and take is the principle of diplomacy – give one and take ten.
– Mark Twain
Diplomacy: The business of handling a porcupine without disturbing the quills.
When a diplomat says yes he means perhaps; when he says perhaps he means no; when he says no he is no diplomat.
Diplomacy is to do and say The nastiest thing in the nicest way.
– Bisaac Goldberg
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
– Charles de Gaulle
In the end, the work of diplomats continues even while others fight. So, it’s not necessarily true that everyone needs to march.
– David Brin