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A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without having his neighbor notice it. (Quote by - Trygve Lie)

I think there is a very real probability the first choice of diplomacy is going to be shown to be a dead end. And then everybody is going to have to confront what your second choice is is it atomic ayatollahs or is it the military option?. (Quote by - John Pike)

People .. got the impression that violence pays while diplomacy doesn't. (Quote by - Khalil Shikaki)

We didn't have to do the minuets of diplomacy. We got down to business. (Quote by - Margaret Thatcher)

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. (Quote by - Will Durant)

If you can't go around it, over it, or through it, you had better negotiate with it. (Quote by - Ashleigh Brilliant)

But if you ask whether such a possibility can be derived from the logic of his Asian diplomacy up to now, the answer is no. (Quote by - Tomoyuki Kojima)

We are coming to the litmus test in the next few weeks. Diplomacy is not just talking. Diplomacy has to be backed by pressure and, in extreme cases, by force. (Quote by - Mohamed ElBaradei)

I'm a huge proponent of exchanges, student exchanges, cultural exchanges, university exchanges. We talk a lot about public diplomacy, .. It's extremely important that we get our message out, but it's also the case that we should not have a monologue with other people. It has to be a conversation, and you can't do that without exchanges and openness. (Quote by - Condoleezza Rice)

We fully acknowledge that public diplomacy is only part of the picture,. (Quote by - Edward Djerejian)

This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whims. (Quote by - James Reston)

Let's see how the diplomacy unfolds over the coming week or so and what action at the ministerial level the ministers decide to take. (Quote by - Sean McCormack)

I am here to pursue diplomacy and mutual political efforts, .. The issue of war or hostilities is not on the table. (Quote by - Colin Powell)

The governor's comments speak for themselves. He came to Harrisburg to get things done, and through leadership, diplomacy and compromise, he has. A little frankness is always refreshing, I think. (Quote by - Kate Philips)

What we should have learned from the diplomacy leading up to this is that we shouldn't expect [other nations'] interests to trump. It was in their interest to side with us on Iraq, but somehow they found other interests to pursue. It's in their interest to help rebuild Iraq, but they're not going to do it under all conditions. It's going to take some fancy footwork in diplomacy. (Quote by - Rachel Bronson)

In diplomacy you don't fire your major shots straight away. That's silly,. (Quote by - Mr Howard)

You need diplomacy and not slogans. This is the place for wisdom, the place for seeking windows that will take you to the objective. (Quote by - Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani)

Diplomacy is to do and say The nastiest thing in the nicest way. (Quote by - Bisaac Goldberg)

A decision to stop (the visits) to achieve specific progress in East Asian diplomacy is possible, but he has his own particular philosophy that he upholds. (Quote by - Tomoyuki Kojima)

We consider any referral or report of Iran to the Security Council as the end of diplomacy. (Quote by - Ali Larijani)

The only real diplomacy ever performed by a diplomat is in deceiving their own people after their dumbness has got them into a war. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Managers at [the nuclear] sector should know that we need diplomacy and not slogans, .. This [is] where we should use all our leverages with patience and wisdom, without provocation and slogans that can give pretexts to the enemies. (Quote by - Hashemi Rafsanjani)

He's really a very skilled politician - an extremely good speaker, good at diplomacy, and he works hard and does his homework. But his weakness is lack of credibility - the public perception that he lies to those around him, that under pressure he panics. (Quote by - Gideon Doron)

We have tried to reach out to Iran, but it seems it has turned its back on diplomacy. (Quote by - Jack Straw)

This campaign of non-cooperation has no reference to diplomacy, secret or open. The only diplomacy it admits of is the statement and pursuance of truth at any cost. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

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