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There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Let every girl, let every woman, let every mother here [in Israel]-and there in my country [Egypt]-know we shall solve all our problems through negotiations around the table rather than starting war.
Diplomacy has rarely been able to gain at the conference table what cannot be gained or held on the battlefield.
I know no diplomacy save that of truth.
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock.
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.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.
History offers examples of winning in diplomacy after losing in war.
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