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Peter Ustinov (1921 - 2004)
English actor & author [more author details]
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Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them.
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Peter Ustinov
By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
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Peter Ustinov
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
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Peter Ustinov
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
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Peter Ustinov
Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.
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Peter Ustinov
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?
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Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.
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I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilized music in the world.
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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.
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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.
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In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
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It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
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Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
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People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven't got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom.
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The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
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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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Peter Ustinov
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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Peter Ustinov
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.
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Peter Ustinov, Dear Me (1977)

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