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Diplomacy Quotes

Diplomacy, in a political sense is defined as the art of conducting negotiations between representatives of two groups or states to reach a state of equilibrium. Diplomacy and diplomatic practices play an important role in solving critical issues like trade, war, peacemaking treaty, economics, human rights, culture, etc. In an informal sense, diplomacy is regarded as the tact to gain strategic advantage over the opponent. These diplomats usually negotiate with countries on international treaties, prior to the signing and endorsement of the treaty by national ministers. Most of the countries provide professional training and a few run establishments for the diplomats.

A diplomat, representing his nation in a foreign land, is offered high level of security and enjoys several privileges . According to the clauses of diplomatic immunity, a diplomat cannot be prosecuted in a host country and if a diplomat has committed crime then he is liable to face a trial in his own country. Diplomatic communications are viewed as sacred, and the diplomats are allowed to carry documents through borders without being checked. If you are interested to know some of the famous diplomacy quotes made by famous diplomats, then here is a collection of diplomatic quotations for you to refer to.

David Lloyd George

Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.

Will Rogers

Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.

Walter Scott

Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.

Hillary Clinton

Part of diplomacy is to open different definitions of self-interest.

Shinzo Abe

When I came to office, in terms of diplomacy and national security, as well as the economy, Japan was in a very severe situation.

Hillary Clinton

I think it's fair to say that diplomacy today requires much more of that if you're the United States of America than it did 10, 20, 30, 40 years ago.

Kayleigh McEnany

With little fanfare, Jared Kushner is quietly tackling Washington's slow, outdated modus operandi while simultaneously engaging in high-level diplomacy that promotes America's interests on the world stage.

Barack Obama

In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy.

Andrew Jackson

The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once.

George W. Bush

For diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible - and no one can now doubt the word of America.

Mitch McConnell

Diplomacy is important, extremely important, and I don't think these reductions at the State Department are appropriate because many times diplomacy is a lot more effective - and cert cheaper - than military engagement.

Kayleigh McEnany

Through strategic diplomacy, private-public sector partnerships, and innovative new ideas, the Trump administration has advanced policies that will benefit millions of working families here in the United States and abroad.

Shortly after assuming the role of senior adviser in the Trump White House, world leaders began to take note of Ivanka Trump's ability to engage in diplomacy effectively - a skill she has consistently used to help benefit women in the workplace.

Will Rogers

Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.

Hillary Clinton

There is nothing fast or easy about diplomacy. I have no illusions about that.

Will Rogers

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.