Peter Ustinov Quotes

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Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.

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Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.

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Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.

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Sex is a conversation carried out by other means.

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The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us.

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Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth.

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It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
— Peter Ustinov

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Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

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Revolutions have never succeeded unless the establishment does three-quarters of the work.

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Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.

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Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our one duty is to furnish it well.

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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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Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved.
— 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.

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I can see from your utter misery, from your eagerness to misunderstand each other, and from your thoroughly bad temper, that this is the real thing.
— Peter Ustinov

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I am convinced that it is of primordial importance to learn more every year than the year before. After all, what is education but a process by which a person begins to learn how to learn.
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