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A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles. (Quote by - Chinese Proverbs)

Diplomacy means the art of nearly deceiving all your friends, but not quite deceiving all your enemies. (Quote by - Kofi Busia)

The real alternatives to diplomacy are much worse: either rapid descent to a North Korea situation, with an unsupervised nuclear program leading inexorably to nuclear weapons and all their dangerously unpredictable regional consequences; or an Iraq-like preventive military strike, with even more alarming regional and global consequences. (Quote by - Gareth Evans)

It's a very useful and necessary effort to begin reflection on how we are going to handle the diplomacy of the endgame. (Quote by - Jamie Shea)

This is simply a new phase of diplomacy, an extension of diplomatic efforts to find a solution. (Quote by - Mohamed ElBaradei)

Diplomacy is the only clear answer to the current situation. (Quote by - Hamid-Reza Asefi)

Diplomacy matters. Burden-sharing matters. Follow-through matters. And yes, sustaining the peace is harder, more complex and often costlier than winning the war itself. No matter the surge of momentary machismo -- as gratifying as it may be for some -- it's short-sighted and wrong to simply go it alone. (Quote by - Richard Gephardt)

I certainly would expect that the Security Council would respond to this in a way that reinforces the diplomacy that's already taken place at the IAEA. (Quote by - Tom Casey)

We need to strengthen Asian diplomacy. (Quote by - Ichiro Ozawa)

I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis. (Quote by - Star Trek)

The string is running out. It doesn't look good. Diplomacy is on life support, .. Larry King Live. (Quote by - Bill Richardson)

I just can't talk about what ideas we may be considering. We want to have some quiet diplomacy the next couple of days. (Quote by - Nicholas Burns)

He's focused on the diplomacy under way. (Quote by - Ari Fleischer)

Iran's strong logic and firm diplomacy is the guideline for all government officials in negotiations on country's peaceful nuclear program with foreigners, quite resolutely. (Quote by - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad)

DIPLOMACY, n. Lying in state, or the patriotic art of lying for one's country. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. Collect and learn them; they are notable measures of directions for human life; you have much in little; they save time in speaking; and upon occasion may be the fullest and safest answer. (Quote by - William Penn)

Diplomacy is still the way -- with the six-party talks. Everybody agrees on that. The next thing is to try and get everyone back to the table,. (Quote by - Kofi Annan)

Russia is actively using gas diplomacy for its expansion over the ex-Soviet space in a bid to become a regional superpower. (Quote by - Lilia Shevtsova)

Silence is not always tact, and it is tact that is golden, not silence. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Conferences at the top level are always courteous. Name-calling is left to the foreign ministers. (Quote by - W. Averell Harriman)

A diplomat's life is made up of three ingredients: Protocol, Geritol, and alcohol. (Quote by - Adlai E. Stevenson)

We recognize the challenges we face in our public diplomacy effort. We are using all the tools at our disposal to ensure that foreign publics have an accurate understanding of American policies and values. (Quote by - Tom Casey)

Diplomacy is more than saying or doing the right things at the right time, it is avoiding saying or doing the wrong things at any time. (Quote by - Bo Bennett)

Everyone is dancing on eggshells at the moment. Quiet diplomacy is needed, and Trinidad has to take the initiative. (Quote by - Wendell Mottley)

The flagship of international diplomacy ran aground while Kofi Annan was at the helm. The critical question now is whether the secretary general can provide the management direction needed to restore U.N. credibility and effectiveness. (Quote by - Christopher Shays)

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