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Diplomatic Quotes

Quotations on Diplomacy, War, Peace, Conflict and Resolution


"I wish that all nations may recover and retain their independence; that those which are overgrown may not advance beyond safe measures of power; that a salutary balance may be ever maintained among nations; and that our peace, commerce and friendship may be sought and cultivated by all."
- Thomas Jefferson

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