Peter Ustinov

Peter Ustinov

British actor, writer, director

Lived from: 1921-

Category: Movie | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Peter Ustinov

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    A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.
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    By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
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    Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
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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.
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    Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
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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.
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    Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth.
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    Parents are the bones upon which children sharpen their teeth.
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    Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved.
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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.
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    To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
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    Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.
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