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Peter Ustinov

Datum narození: 16. duben 1921
Datum úmrtí: 28. březen 2004
Další jména: Peter Alexander Ustinov

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Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov, CBE byl britský herec, humorista, novinář, scénograf, divadelní i filmový režisér, scenárista, moderátor a divadelní organizátor, dvojnásobný držitel ceny Americké akademie filmových umění a věd Oscar, trojnásobný držitel ceny Emmy, držitel ceny Zlatý glóbus, BAFTA i Emmy.

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„I like everything about it except the flavor.“

—  Peter Ustinov
Billy Budd (1962), Context: It's hot. And there's a lot of it. I like everything about it except the flavor. Bill Budd, on the ship's gruel.

„All the hideously calculated hypocrisy of men when they commit a murder in the name of justice.“

—  Peter Ustinov, Romanoff and Juliet
Romanoff and Juliet (1956), Context: The only one who's always punctual is Death … whatever the time he always strikes his knell at the first streak of dawn … and believe me, he knows what he's doing. How I hate the dawn! It's the hour of the firing squad. The last glass of brandy. The ultimate cigarette. The final wish. All the hideously calculated hypocrisy of men when they commit a murder in the name of justice. Then it's the time of death on a grander scale, the hour of the great offenses … fix your bayonets boys …gentlemen, synchronize your watches … in ten seconds time the barrage starts … a thousand men are destined to die in order to capture a farmhouse no one has lived in for years... And finally dawn is the herald of the day, our twelve hours of unimportance, when we have to cede to the pressures of the powers, smile at people we have every reason but expediency to detest … A diplomat these days is nothing but a head-waiter who's allowed to sit down occasionally. Act I

„It is unfortunate for all that no moral issue has ever been clearer. Any attempt to plea-bargain with outlaws and renegades will only be at the expense of honor, decency and self-respect.“

—  Peter Ustinov
Context: It is unfortunate for all that no moral issue has ever been clearer. Any attempt to plea-bargain with outlaws and renegades will only be at the expense of honor, decency and self-respect. The Serbs, are two-dimensional people with a craving for simplicity and an ideology so basic it can be understood without effort. They need enemies, not friends, to focus their two-dimensional ideas. Life for them is a simple tune, never an orchestration, or even a pleasant harmony. Animals make use of their resources with far greater felicity than these retorted creatures, whose subscription to the human race is well in arrears. On Serbian war aims and human rights abuses during the post-Yugoslavian conlicts, and especially the Bosnian War, as quoted in (10 June 1993)

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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