6. "As Ronald Spiers, a former U.S. ambassador to Turkey and Pakistan, has said, the Robotic repetition of ‘because they hate freedom’ does not do as an explanation."
- Michael Scheuer, Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror
7. "An ambassador is a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given an office by the Administration on condition that he leave the country."
- Quote by Ambrose Bierce
8. "Imagine if you were asked by your country to be an ambassador to an enemy nation. You would probably have to learn a new language and adapt to some customs and cultural differences in order to be polite and accomplish your mission. As an ambassador you would not be able to isolate yourself from the enemy. To fulfill your mission, you would have to have contact and relate to them."
- Rick Warren, What on Earth Am I Here For? Purpose Driven Life
9. "a divine emissary—a term so powerful that to another religious Judaean, it might as well be the same person wearing a different skin. An ambassador with divine implications."
- Janette Oke, The Centurion's Wife