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    peter ustinov Quotes

    If history teaches us one thing, than that history teaches us nothing.
    — Peter Ustinov
    The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: truth  ambition 
     
    There are experts in little things but there are no experts in big things. There are experts in this fact and that fact but there are no moral experts.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: facts  morals 
     
    Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: conscious 
     
    It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: youth 
     
    World Government is not only possible, it is inevitable; and when it comes, it will appeal to patriotism in its truest sense,in its only sense, the patriotism of humans who love their national heritages so deeply that they wish to preserve them in safety for the common good.
    — Peter Ustinov
    Sex is a conversation carried out by another means.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: sex 
     
    Sometimes I wish I could just fall in love. Then, at least you know who your opponent is.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: wishes 
     
    Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: laughter 
     
    Because they have been in love they have survived everything that life could throw at them, even their own failures.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: failure 
     
    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.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: people  reading  book  write 
     
    What is education but a process by which a person begins to learn how to learn?
    — Peter Ustinov
    I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: laughter 
     
    Love is an act of endless forgiveness. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.
    — Peter Ustinov
    Unfortunately, a superabundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: potential  dreams 
     
    Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: insight  courage 
     
    Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: nature  faith  democracy 
     
    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
    If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.
    — Peter Ustinov
    It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
    — Peter Ustinov
    By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
    — Peter Ustinov
    tags: danger 
     
    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
    tags: world  sad  fools 
     
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