"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Peter Ustinov on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Peter Ustinov on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Peter Ustinov on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Peter Ustinov on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Peter Ustinov on Dalai Lama
"At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it."
"Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information."
"Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy."
"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit."
"In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from."