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Peter Ustinov Quotes

Peter Ustinov Quotes & Quotations
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    A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    A diplomat these days is nothing but a head-waiter who's allowed to sit down occasionally. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    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-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    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-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    I have four children which is not bad considering I'm not a Catholic. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Men think about women. Women think about what men think about them. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    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-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    The French and the British are such good enemies that they can't resist being friends. Peter-UstinovPeter Ustinov
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    The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought. Peter-Ustinov/">Peter Ustinov
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    The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill. Peter-Ustinov/">Peter Ustinov
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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/">Peter Ustinov
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    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/">Peter Ustinov
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    The truth is an ambition which is beyond us. Peter-Ustinov/">Peter Ustinov
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    The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us. Peter-Ustinov/">Peter Ustinov
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    To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal. Peter-Ustinov/">Peter Ustinov