"I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me the most civilised music in the world."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Peter Ustinov on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Peter Ustinov on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Peter Ustinov on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Peter Ustinov on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Peter Ustinov on Ray Charles
"At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it."
"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."
"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."