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This is not like U.N. or formal diplomacy. (Quote by - Bill Richardson)

President Bush failed "miserably" at diplomacy, forcing the United States into war. (Quote by - Tom Daschle)

Iran is five to 10 years away from having a nuclear weapon. We have time to try diplomacy. (Quote by - Joseph Cirincione)

It's a good first step. We've discussed the need for a little light-hearted friendliness on the diplomacy side and we often cite things they do at the Reno and Las Vegas airports as examples of how to do it. (Quote by - Bruce Bommarito)

At the moment, our nation's diplomacy has hit a wall on all fronts. (Quote by - Seiji Maehara)

Now that the international community is energized to deal with the issue, we believe the chance for diplomacy succeeding has improved. (Quote by - Mark Regev)

The upper hand is with those who are pushing regime change rather than those who are advocating more diplomacy. (Quote by - Richard Haass)

Checkbook diplomacy is not a bad thing, but it can't take the place of systemic changes that are needed to level the playing field for American companies. (Quote by - Myron Brilliant)

ULTIMATUM, n. In diplomacy, a last demand before resorting to concessions. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

International arbitration may be defined as the substitution of many burning questions for a smouldering one. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interwar period, appeasement of Fascism. (Quote by - Barbara Tuchman)

A diplomat these days is nothing but a head-waiter who's allowed to sit down occasionally. (Quote by - Peter Ustinov)

To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. (Quote by - Henry Wotton)

Diplomacy.. the art of restraining power. (Quote by - Henry Kissinger)

The recent flurry of diplomacy is good preparation for these talks and helps in understanding,. (Quote by - Wang Yi)

In the world of diplomacy, some things are better left unsaid. (Quote by - Lincoln Chafee)

That's the new way of China's diplomacy these days. They are very flexible. (Quote by - Marty Natalegawa)

If a person has no delicacy, he has you in his power. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I speak the truth, and they never believe me. (Quote by - Di Cavour)

A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house. (Quote by - Moliere)

I think all of our experience with (Iraqi President) Saddam Hussein teaches us that diplomacy has very little chance of working unless it is clear to him that if diplomacy does not work, that the threatened reality of force is there,. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

We would welcome a variety of 'ping-pong diplomacy' approaches, both in the cultural, artistic, (and) athletic field. (Quote by - Tom Lantos)

Our understanding is that a lot of behind-the-scenes diplomacy is going on with some of the countries that are not on the list. (Quote by - Michael Cromartie)

Diplomacy was not his high mark. (Quote by - Barbara Haskell)

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