Peter Ustinov Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



Peter Ustinov Quotes and Sayings

Peter Ustinov Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
Peter Ustinov (random)
Books & Videos:
Peter Ustinov Books & Videos
Type:
Actor
Nationality:
English
Birth Date / Year:
April 16, 1921
Death Date / Year:
March 28, 2004
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  • 1
    A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 2
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    Books, I don't know what you see in them. I can understand a person reading them, but I can't for the life of me see why people have to write them. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 4
    By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 5
    Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 6
    Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 7
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 8
    Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 9
    Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 10
    Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 11
    Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 12
    I am an optimist, unrepentant and militant. After all, in order not to be a fool an optimist must know how sad a place the world can be. It is only the pessimist who finds this out anew every day. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
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    I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 14
    I have four children which is not bad considering I'm not a Catholic. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 15
    I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 16
    I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me the most civilised music in the world. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 17
    I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 18
    If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 19
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 20
    In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 21
    Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 22
    It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 23
    It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 24
    Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 25
    Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 26
    Men think about women. Women think about what men think about them. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 27
    Monica Seles: I'd hate to be next door to her on her wedding night. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 28
    Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 29
    Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 30
    Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 31
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 32
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 33
    Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 34
    The French and the British are such good enemies that they can't resist being friends. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 35
    The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 36
    The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
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    The point of living and of being an optimist is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 38
    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 | Refcard PDF
  • 39
    The truth is an ambition which is beyond us. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 40
    The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF
  • 41
    To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal. Peter Ustinov | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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