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Gordon Alexander Craig, Felix Gilbert - 1994 - 700 pages
|talking-over to the professional diplomats. "Diplomats were invented simply to |
waste time," he said during the war. "It is simply a waste of time to let [important
matters) be discussed by men who are not authorized to speak for their countries.
|The Diplomatic Instrument and World Public Order Bhagevatula Satyanarayana |
Murty. double-edged ... His disdain for professional diplomats is reflected in his
remarks, "Diplomats were invented simply to waste time. It is simply a waste of ...
David Wetzel, Theodore S. Hamerow - 1997 - 180 pages
|25 Looking back on this system of diplomacy prior to 1914, one recent observer |
describes the general agreement and ... objectives, and methods from that of the
past.31 "Diplomats were invented simply to waste time," asserted the British ...
|... fact that the increased spheres with which neighbouring departments were |
charged all of a sudden acquired a foreign ... democratic ones.8 'I want no
diplomats . . . diplomats were invented simply to waste time',9 summed up Lloyd
|want no diplomats, he declared in 1917, diplomats were invented simply to |
waste time.42 Popular clich้s about dissipated envoys influenced policy
struggles, especially after the spread of middle-class moral standards gave a
|The attacks infuriated WIISOH, who was convinced that they were orchestrated |
by the French govemment. Ilis voice trembling with ... Diplomats," in Lloyd
George's view, were invented simply to waste time. Paris was also filling up with
|Wynn Catlin A diplomat these days is nothing but a head-waiter who's allowed to |
sit down occasionally. Peter Ustinov All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
Tony Benn Diplomats were invented simply to waste time. David Lloyd George
|Henry Morgenthau described the scene: Instead of men who were freely utilizing |
their individual attainments for the general ... who did not hold diplomats in high
regard, was quoted as observing, Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
Paul Seabury - 1954 - 217 pages
|Nor, particularly, to the professional diplomats with whom he worked as prime |
minister. "Diplomats," he once observed, "were invented simply to waste time.""
Like so many statesmen who followed him, Lloyd George did not always trouble ...
|'I want no diplomats; diplomats were invented to simply waste time,' he famously |
observed.122 In his view, they infrequently got it wrong, and, as Lloyd George's
war memoirs showed, the early example of the failure of the Milner mission to ...
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