Diplomat - Diplomacy Quotes

A diplomat’s life is made up of three ingredients: protocol, Geritol and alcohol.

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

All war represents a failure of diplomacy.

The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place.

Diplomacy, n. Lying in state, or the patriotic art of lying for one’s country.

There are three species of creatures who when they seem coming are going… When they seem going they come: Diplomats, women, and crabs.

International arbitration may be defined as the substitution of many burning questions for a smoldering one.

You saw the president yesterday. I thought he was very forward-leaning, as they say in diplomatic nuanced circles. (referring to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, July 23, 2001)

All diplomacy is a continuation of war by other means.

To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war.