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Peter Ustinov Quotes

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'A diplomat these days in nothing, but a head waiter who is allowed to sit down occasionally.'

'Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.'

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

'Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.'

'I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first'

'It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.'

'Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.'

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

'Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.'

'The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill'

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

'The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us.'

'To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal'

'I cant type but if I could I would rather play the Harpsichord'

'The sound of laughter is the most civilised music in the world'

'My boat can sleep 6 people that know each other well or 1 prude'

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First Non-Stop Transatlantic Jet Flight - 1950, Launch of ITV - 1955, 10 Soldiers killed by IRA bomb attack in Deal - 1989
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