Quotes: diplomats

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  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    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
    Charles de Gaulle
    French statesman 1890-1970
    Charles de Gaulle
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    Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains, they drown in every drop.
  • David Lloyd George
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
    David Lloyd George
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    Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    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.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
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    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
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
    A. W. Tozer
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    We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.
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