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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