"There's no such thing as the United Nations."
— John Bolton, American ambassador to the United Nations
"You're not here to change things! You're here to gain respect, according to their culture, and to demonstrate that they should throw in with the New Republic."
"We must acknowledge once and for all that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis."
— Spock, Star Trek: "The Mark of Gideon"
"For a guy with diplomatic immunity he's not very diplomatic."
A diplomat is one who bravely goes abroad to lie for his country
— English courtier
"Diplomats! The best diplomat I know is a fully activated phaser bank!"
— Scotty, Star Trek: The Original Series, "A Taste of Armageddon"
"Nit-witted ninepins! Bashi-bazouks! A C.D. platenote , so you can do as you like! Certified Diplodocuses, that's what you are!"
— Captain Haddock, Tintin, "The Calculus Affair"