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Summary

Peter Ustinov was a famous Actor from England, who lived between April 16, 1921 and March 28, 2004.

Biography

Peter Alexander Ustinov (actually Peter Alexander von Ustinov) (born in Swiss Cottage, London, died in Genolier, Vaud, Switzerland) was a writer, actor, director and politically active.

His father, Jona von Ustinov was a German national with a German father and Russian mother.
He received the Oscar for best supporting actor in the films Spartacus (1960) and Topkapi (1964). He also won two Golden Globe awards.

Ustinov was also President of the World Federalist Movement from 1991 until his death. He once said, "World Government is not only Possible, it is inevitable, and when it comes, It Will Appeal to Patriotism in its truest, in its only sense, the Patriotism of but who love their national heritages so deeply That They wish two restriction preserve in safety for the common good ".

He spoke fluent English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish. In addition, he spoke no Turkish and Greek.

In the late 1960s he became Swiss citizen to avoid the British tax system, which at that time taxed the income of the wealthy by up to 90 percent.

Our collection contains 35 quotes who is written / told by Peter, under the main topics: Humor, Work.

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Famous quotes by Peter Ustinov (35)


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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"
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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"
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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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"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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"In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from"
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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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"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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"I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me the most civilised music in the world"
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"I have three daughters and I find as a result I played King Lear almost without rehearsal"
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"I have four children which is not bad considering I'm not a Catholic"
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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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"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"
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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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"To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal"
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"Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique"
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"Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth"
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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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"Monica Seles: I'd hate to be next door to her on her wedding night"
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"Men think about women. Women think about what men think about them"
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"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit"
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"Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died"
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"It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon"
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"It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously"
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"Intelligent or not, we all make mistakes and perhaps the intelligent mistakes are the worst, because so much careful thought has gone into them"
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"Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find"
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"Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information"
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"Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy"
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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"
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"Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of"
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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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"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"
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"At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it"
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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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"Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious"
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"If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue"


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