Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.
Bother, said Pooh, as The Circle set back diplomacy 100 years
Diplomacy is fine, but these Heridothians are crazy! Arisa Nerone
Diplomacy is the delicate weapon of the civilised warrior. Hun, A.t.
Diplomacy is saying nice doggy until you find a rock.
Diplomacy is a delicate weapon of a civilized warrior. Hun, A.T.
Diplomacy is a deadly weapon of a civilized warrior.
In the old days, diplomacy was a simpler affair.
I've had some small experiences in such matters. Fox on diplomacy
Diplomacy, gentlemen, is a job best left to diplomats. Fox
How is this for diplomacy.. Shoot them all! Kirk
In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the prom
Conferences at the top level are always courteous. Name-calling is left to the foreign ministers.
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair.