• Democracy for an insignificant minority, democracy for the rich that is the democracy of capitalist society.
    ~ Vladimir Lenin
  • Acceptable hypocrisy is often called politeness.
    ~ Shannon L. Alder
  • There is no diplomacy like candor.
    ~ Edward Verrall Lucas
  • Force is not inevitable. Diplomacy is still the desired means. Pressure is an element of the means.
    ~ Dennis B. Ross
  • Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations, in politics, perhaps even in business; in science only one thing matters, and that is the facts.
    ~ Hans Jurgen Eysenck
  • Diplomacy is like jazz:endless variations on a theme.
    ~ Richard Holbrooke
  • Like Prince von Bismarck in diplomacy, I have no secrets.
    ~ Albert Jay Nock
  • Once the Xerox copier was invented, diplomacy died.
    ~ Andrew Jackson Young
  • Diplomacy is fundamentally working with people, bringing people together to deal with difficult issues.
    ~ John Victor Roos
  • Successful diplomacy is an alignment of objectives and means.
    ~ Dennis B. Ross
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