• Diplomacy means the art of nearly deceiving all your friends, but not quite deceiving all your enemies.
    ~ Kofi Abrefa Busia
  • In the world of diplomacy, some things are better left unsaid.
    ~ Lincoln Davenport Chafee
  • All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
    ~ Tony Bennett
  • To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
    ~ Will Durant
  • Part of diplomacy is to open different definitions of self interest.
    ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
    ~ Will Rogers
  • You learn, just as you learn good manners, how to approach things with a certain amount of diplomacy.
    ~ Robert MacNeil
  • Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.
    ~ Dee Dee Myers
  • Diplomacy is not an end in itself if it does not advance U.S. interests.
    ~ John Robert Bolton
  • Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.
    ~ Daniel Pipes