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Peter Ustinov – 16 Quotes

 

16 Quotes by Peter Ustinov

 

At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we’re all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it.

– 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


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

– Peter Ustinov


Corruption is nature’s way of restoring our faith in democracy.

– Peter Ustinov


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

– Peter Ustinov


In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.

– Peter Ustinov


Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.

– 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


I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me the most civilised music in the world.

– Peter Ustinov


The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.

– Peter Ustinov


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.

– Peter Ustinov


The truth is an ambition which is beyond us.

– Peter Ustinov


The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us.

– Peter Ustinov


Monica Seles: I’d hate to be next door to her on her wedding night.

– Peter Ustinov


Men think about women. Women think about what men think about them.

– Peter Ustinov


If Botticelli were alive today he’d be working for Vogue.

– Peter Ustinov


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