Good Quotes

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Re: Good Quotes

Post by Ken Greenwald » Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:21 pm

The following quote by diplomat and author Daniele Varé (1880-1956) appeared in The Week, March 1, 2019, page 17:
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
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Re: Good Quotes

Post by tony h » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:47 am

Ken Greenwald wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:21 pm
The following quote by diplomat and author Daniele Varé (1880-1956) appeared in The Week, March 1, 2019, page 17:
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
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Ken Greenwald - February 24, 2019
Excellent. A few years ago I was given some books including his "The Maker of Heavenly Trousers". This quote has inspired me to take a look him up. He seems to have had one of those fascinating lives that were the province of the fortunate in the first half C20. Maybe now I will read the book. :)


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Re: Good Quotes

Post by Erik_Kowal » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:13 pm

Daniele Varè's novel The Maker of Heavenly Trousers can be found online here.
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