Sunday, May 01, 2005

Diplomacy Quotes

Diplomats are useful only in fair weather.  As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.  ~Charles de Gaulle Diplomacy is to do and say The nastiest thing in the nicest way. ~Bisaac Goldberg When a diplomat says yes he means perhaps; when he says perhaps he means no; when he says no he is no diplomat.  ~Author Unknown A diplomat's life is made up of three ingredients:  Protocol, Geritol, and alcohol.  ~Adlai E. Stevenson A Foreign Secretary is forever poised between the cliché and the indiscretion.  ~Harold MacMillan An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the commonwealth.  ~Henry Wotton, Reliquiæ Wottonianæ Diplomacy:  The business of handling a porcupine without disturbing the quills.  ~Author Unknown I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis.  ~Star Trek, Mr. Spock Page Information: document.write(L


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