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Peter Ustinov Quotes

Type: Actor   |    Date of Birth: 1921-04-16   |    Year of Death:    |    Nationality: English
At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it.
Peter Ustinov

By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
Peter Ustinov

Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Peter Ustinov

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
Peter Ustinov

Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy.
Peter Ustinov

Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.
Peter Ustinov

Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.
Peter Ustinov

I have four children which is not bad considering I'm not a Catholic.
Peter Ustinov

I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me the most civilised music in the world.
Peter Ustinov

I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer.
Peter Ustinov

If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.
Peter Ustinov

If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done.
Peter Ustinov

In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Peter Ustinov

It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
Peter Ustinov

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Peter Ustinov

Monica Seles: I'd hate to be next door to her on her wedding night.
Peter Ustinov

Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.
Peter Ustinov

Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique.
Peter Ustinov

People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven't got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom.
Peter Ustinov

Playwrights are like men who have been dining for a month in an Indian restaurant. After eating curry night after night, they deny the existence of asparagus.
Peter Ustinov

The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
Peter Ustinov

The social sciences were for all those who had not yet decided what to do with their lives, and for all those whose premature frustrations led them into the sterile alleys of confrontation.
Peter Ustinov

The truth is an ambition which is beyond us.
Peter Ustinov



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