Nora Ephron was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, and blogger.She was best known for her romantic comedies and is a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay; for Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally... and Sleepless in Seattle. She sometimes wrote with her sister, Delia Ephron.
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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.
Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy.
What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
I always read the last page of a book first so that if I die before I finish I'll know how it turned out.
As far as the men who are running for president are concerned, they aren't even people I would date.
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 your husband is cheating on you with a carhop, get Meryl Streep to play you.
You'll feel much better.
I have for many years been puzzled by the persistence of Hugh Hefner. Why is he still here?
Working as a journalist is exactly like being the wallflower at an orgy.
I always seem to find myself at a perfectly wonderful event where everyone else is having a marvelous time, laughing merrily, eating, drinking, having sex in the back room, and I am standing on the side taking notes on it all.
That [photographs] disturb readers is exactly as it should be: that's why photojournalism is often more powerful than written journalism.
It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, They lived happily ever after and the following quarter-century warning that they'll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are now entering a third era in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know it just might work.
It's so interesting that we think we know the rules to this game, this total hypothetical game called, "Would you," "If you had it to do over." It's not out there.
If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters.
The beginning is glorious, especially if you're lucky enough not to have morning sickness and if, like me, you've had small breasts all your life. Suddenly they begin to grow, and you've got them, you've really got them, breasts, darling breasts, and when you walk down the street they bounce, truly they do, they bounce bounce bounce.
I don't want to be someone that you're settling for.
I don't want to be someone that anyone settles for. Marriage is hard enough without bringing such low expectations into it, isn't it?
Getting older means you don't have to shave your legs anymore.
One of the best things about directing movies, as opposed to merely writing them, is that there's no confusion about who's to blame: You are.
What will happen to sex after liberation? Frankly, I don't know. It is a great mystery to all of us.
The divorce has lasted way longer than the marriage, but finally it's over.
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 recognize that printing pictures of corpses raises all sorts of problems about taste and titillation and sensationalism; the fact is, however, that people die. Death happens to be one of life's main events. And it is irresponsible and more than that, inaccurate, for newspapers to fail to show it.
Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine.
You get to be a certain age and you start reading stuff about the age you are, and you think, what is wrong with these people who are writing these books? Do they not have necks?
You can't meet someone until you become what you're becoming.
Everybody I know who goes out and plays a little softball, they break their leg.
Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.
You can blame Al Gore and you can blame Ralph Nader and you can blame George Bush, but I blame Bill [Clinton]. I just do. I just think he squandered his presidency the night that woman delivered that pizza to him, and if he hadn't, we wouldn't be where we are and there would be a lot of people who are alive today who aren't.
We all look good for our age. Except for our necks.
If you're looking for monogamy, you'd better marry a swan.
If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.
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.
These days most women have jobs that last way too long.
A lot of people in New York barely have time to get laid.
I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted
most of them, but never the potatoes that went with them.
In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.
My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.
Suddenly, one day, there was this thing called parenting.
Parenting was serious. Parenting was fierce. Parenting was solemn. Parenting was a participle, like going and doing and crusading and worrying.
Every so often, I turn on the television and see one of the movement leaders being asked some idiot question like,