Quotation Explorer - 'Peter Ustinov'

I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer. - Peter Ustinov
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of. - Peter Ustinov
By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door. - Peter Ustinov
Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious - Peter Ustinov
Love is an act of endless forgiveness; a tender look which becomes a habit. - Peter Ustinov
Marriage is like a three-speed gearbox affection, friendship, love. It is not advisable to crash your gears and go right through to love straightaway. You need to ease your way through. The basis of love is respect, and that needs to be learned from affection and friendship. - Peter Ustinov
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from. - 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. - 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? - Peter Ustinov
It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously. - Peter Ustinov
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
The point of living and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. - Peter Ustinov
Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much. - Peter Ustinov
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill. - Peter Ustinov
Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them. - Peter Ustinov
I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine. - Peter Ustinov
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
Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find. - Peter Ustinov
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilized music in the world. - Peter Ustinov
To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal. - Peter Ustinov
Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares. - Peter Ustinov
Since we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our minds, it is our duty to furnish it well. - Peter Ustinov
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