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Peter Ustinov
(1921-2004) born on
Apr 16
English actor, author, producer, director. He won Oscars as best supporting actor for "Spartacus," 1961 and "Topkap," 1965.
Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.

Unfortunately, the balance of nature decrees that a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.
It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
Playwrights are like men who have been dining for a month in an Indian restaurant. After eating curry night after night, they deny the existence of asparagus.
To refuse awards. . . is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: BBC Radio Feb 52
R: Independent (London, 25 Feb. 1989), speaking of the U.S.A.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Christian Science Monitor," 14 Nov 62
K: Quoted in: David Shipman, Marlon Brando, ch. 13 (1989; first published 1974), on the refusal of Oscars by Marlon Brando and George C. Scott.

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