Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation are men who want rain without thunder and lightning.
All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means. (1954)
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry water or wooden iron.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say.
Diplomacy: lying in state.
Diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.
Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way.
Diplomacy without arms is like music without instruments.
Diplomacy is the art of saying good doggie while looking for a bigger stick.
Diplomacy: Saying 'nice doggy'... until you find a rock.
Diplomacy: The patriotic art of lying for one's country.
In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.