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American actor and humorist 1879-19350
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.
Charles de Gaulle
French statesman 1890-19700
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains, they drown in every drop.
David Lloyd George
British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-19450
Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
Austrian writer and journalist 1874-19360
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
Modern diplomats approach every problem with an open mouth.
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.
A. W. Tozer
American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-19630
We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.