I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer. - Peter Ustinov
How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read. - Karl Kraus
I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I speak the truth, and they never believe me.
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print. - Karl Kraus