Nora Ephron - Quotes

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Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy. ---->>>

As far as the men who are running for president are concerned, they aren't even people I would date.

As far as the men who are running for president are concerned, they aren't even people I would date.

I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive. ---->>>

When you slip on a banana peel, people laugh at you; but when you tell people you slipped on a banana peel, it's your laugh. So you become the hero rather than the victim of the joke. ---->>>

Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.

Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.

The desire to get married, which - I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again.

The desire to get married, which - I regret to say, I believe is basic and primal in women - is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge - which is to be single again.

Beware of men who cry. It's true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own.

Beware of men who cry. It's true that men who cry are sensitive to and in touch with feelings, but the only feelings they tend to be sensitive to and in touch with are their own.

In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind. ---->>>

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters. ---->>>

What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. ---->>>

Denial has been a way of life for me for many years. I actually believe in denial. ---->>>

What will happen to sex after liberation? Frankly, I don't know. It is a great mystery to all of us. ---->>>

Death is a sniper. It strikes people you love, people you like, people you know - it's everywhere. You could be next. But then you turn out not to be. But then again, you could be. ---->>>

The realization that I may have only a few good years remaining has hit me with real force, and I have done a lot of thinking as a result. I would like to have come up with something profound, but I haven't. ---->>>

My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next. ---->>>

My mother was a good recreational cook, but what she basically believed about cooking was that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. ---->>>

I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are. ---->>>

I don't care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you're also writing your Oscar acceptance speech. ---->>>

With any child entering adolescence, one hunts for signs of health, is desperate for the smallest indication that the child's problems will never be important enough for a television movie. ---->>>

Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-19, 1941
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Die: 06-26, 2012
Occupation: Author
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Nora Ephron ( EF-rin; May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012) was an American journalist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer, director, and blogger. Ephron is best known for her romantic comedies and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Writing: for Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally (wikipedia)