2. "A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."
- Quote by Robert Frost
3. "Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way. —Daniele Vare, Italian diplomat We"
- William Ury, Getting Past No: Negotiating in Difficult Situations
4. "Suppose the elections are free and fair and those elected are racists, fascists, separatists", said the American diplomat Richard Holbrooke about Yugoslavia in 1990s. "that is the dilemma"
- Fareed Zakaria, The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad
7. "Friedrich von Prittwitz und Gaffron, the German ambassador to Washington before 1933, the only German diplomat to resign on the Nazi accession to power."
- Lucas Delattre, A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich: The Extraordinary Story of Fritz Kolbe