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Diplomats Quotes

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It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise.
Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into
the most terrible trouble.
- John Keegan

Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.
- Josephus Daniels

I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats,
and for me, only the people who take the Metro.
- Charles de Gaulle

How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie
to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
- Karl Kraus

 

It is fortunate that diplomats have long noses since
they usually cannot see beyond them.
- Paul Claudel

People also don't care about the daily comings and
goings of diplomats and yet we must report it.
- Roone Arledge

I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of
the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer.
- Peter Ustinov

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I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats.
I tell them the truth and they never believe me.
- Camillo di Cavour

Diplomats are useful only in fair weather.
As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
- Charles de Gaulle

Modern diplomats approach every problem with an open mouth.
- Arthur Joseph Goldberg

We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message
is not a compromise but an ultimatum.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
- David Lloyd George

Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as
soldiers are for finishing it...
You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
- Will Rogers

Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.
- Margaret Sanger

They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office,
who may be very pleasant, intelligent people,
but once they get inside the Palace they're riveted
to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world.
- Anthony Holden

I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to
be stolen State Department cables.
But I can say that the United States deeply regrets
the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential,
including private discussions between counterparts
or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations.
- Hillary Clinton

I went off to a school with the children of CEOs and diplomats.
To be able to be at home with that group of people
and at home with the desperately poor has been good
for me in preparation for my coming to Washington.
- James Green Somerville

I have spent time discussing the American political
system and current events in Taiwan with the junior diplomats,
and they have repeatedly expressed their country's
desire to avoid confrontation with China.
- Michael K. Simpson

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's
birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell
in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
- Caskie Stinnett

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

I'm simply saying that there are advantages in sending
a skilled diplomat who can always say,
'I'll get back to you on that, Mr. Minister'.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

In order to be a diplomat, one must speak a number of languages,
including doubletalk.
- Carey Williams

A diplomat is a man who thinks twice before he says nothing.
- Edward Heath

My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood.
- Kurtis Blow

My father was a diplomatic officer.
As a diplomat's daughter, you have to learn to present yourself very early on.
- Kathleen Turner

A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter
who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
- Peter Ustinov

My father was a diplomat for part of his life and I
jumped from country to country and culture to culture.
- Walter Salles

I maintain that many an inventor, many a diplomat,
many a financier is a sounder philosopher than all
those who practice the dull craft of experimental psychology.
- Oswald Spengler

I was never the diplomatic diplomat.
- Adolfo Aguilar Zinser

Michael Anthony is the Diplomat of Rock N Roll.
He is the regular guy.
- Gary Cherone

A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron.
- Joseph Stalin

Right, well I am, I was a career diplomat for 37 years
from 1960 until 1997 during the early 1980s from 1981
to 1985 I was the United States Ambassador to Honduras.
- John Negroponte

A diplomat had been kidnapped, a cabinet minister had been kidnapped,
they were under threats of murder.
The police forces were rather tired.
After a whole week, we were unable to find those that
had effected the kidnappings.
- Robert Bourassa

Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat,
mother an American artist.
Educated at various schools all over the world.
1958 Settled down to live in London.
1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children.
No formal training.
- Fay Godwin

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

Is the babe young? When I behold it,
it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
- Henry David Thoreau

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully, is prepared to die at any time.
- Mark Twain

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- The Bible


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