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Definition of Diplomacy

Diplomacy

  1. The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations (particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and forms usually employed.
  2. Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact.
  3. The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the diplomatic body.

Diplomacy Quotations

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. - Will Durant
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
Will Durant

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

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

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.
Will Rogers

War is tragedy. The great war stories are tragedies. It's the failure of diplomacy. 'War and Peace,' 'A Farewell to Arms,' 'For Whom the Bell Tolls.' Those are some of the greatest tragedies.
David Mamet
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Diplomacy Translations

diplomacy in French is diplomatie
diplomacy in German is Diplomatie
diplomacy in Italian is diplomazia
diplomacy in Spanish is diplomacia
diplomacy in Swedish is diplomati

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