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Peter Ustinov Quotes

Peter Ustinov
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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#English Actor #Bed

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

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Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died
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#Laughter

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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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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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#English Actor #Future

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If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.
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#English Actor #Art

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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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#Dreams

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It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
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Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.
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There is no question but that if Jesus Christ, or a great prophet from another religion, were to come back today, he would find it virtually impossible to convince anyone of his credentials despite the fact that the vast evangelical machine on American television is predicated on His imminent return among us sinners.
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#Prophecy #Jesus Christ

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

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Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique.
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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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Monica Seles: I'd hate to be next door to her on her wedding night.
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Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy.
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To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
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Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
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Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.
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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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#Daughters

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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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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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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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Men think about women. Women think about what men think about them.
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The sound of laughter has always seemed to me the most civilized music in the universe.
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