Diplomacy Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
– Mario Puzo
When a diplomat says yes he means perhaps; when he says perhaps he means no; when he says no he is no diplomat.
Don’t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
– Theodore Roosevelt
Diplomacy is the velvet glove that cloaks the fist of power.
– Robin Hobb
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
Sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry water or wooden iron.
– Joseph Stalin
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
– Sun Tzu
Tact – is a weapon of mass harmonization; it brings men of war into terms where guns have failed to yield a single grain of victory.