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Diplomacy is the art of letting someone have your own way. - Danielle Vare


There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished. - John Kenneth Galbraith


To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. - William James 'Will' Durant


Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week. - Will Rogers


Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism. - Barbara W. Tuchman


Ultimatum: In diplomacy, a last demand before resorting to concessions. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


Diplomacy is the art of saying, 'Nice doggie,' until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers


Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it. You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week. - Will Rogers


Diplomacy has rarely been able to gain at the conference table what cannot be gained or held on the battlefield. - Walter Bedell 'Beetle' Smith