The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pygmy in its proportions when it follows
Quote by Charles M De Talleyrand
There is one body that knows more than anybody, and that is everybody
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than...
Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great...
War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
It is the beginning of the end
Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so...
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
A diplomat who says yes means maybe, a diplomat who says maybe means no, and...
We think it will be shortly afterwards, but it seems a terrible thing to gamble...
All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and...
It is fortunate that diplomats have long noses since they usually cannot see beyond them.
If we just let our vision of the world go forth, and we embrace it...
Diplomacy is a disguised war, in which states seek to gain by barter and intrigue,...
The issue is privacy. Why is the decision by a woman to sleep with a...
All war represents a failure of diplomacy
Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest things in the nicest way.
If you can't go around it, over it, or through it, you had better negotiate...
There is no diplomacy like candor.