Peter Ustinov Quotes (28 quotations)

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1. Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them. - Peter Ustinov

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

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

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

5. Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first. - Peter Ustinov

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

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

8. Did you know that every two hours the nations of this world spend as much on armaments as they spend on the children of this world every year? - Peter Ustinov

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

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

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

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

13. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. Parents are the bones upon which children sharpen their teeth. - Peter Ustinov

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

22. 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

23. 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

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

25. The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. - Peter Ustinov

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