Nora Ephron Quotes


22 Nora Ephron quotes:



"My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next."
"The major concrete achievement of the women's movement in the 1970s was the Dutch treat"
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"I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive."
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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."
"Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be."
"Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine."
"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."
"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."
"I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are."
"As far as the men who are running for president are concerned, they aren't even people I would date."
"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."
Author: Ephron Quotes Category: American Author Quotes Cooking Quotes
"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."
"If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters."
"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."
"What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you."
Author: Ephron Quotes Category: American Author Quotes Cooking Quotes
"The big cities of America are becoming Third World countries"
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"It seemed to me that 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"
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"To state the obvious, romantic comedies have to be funny and they have to be romantic. But one of the most important things, for me anyway, is that they be about two strong people finding their way to love."
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"There are plenty of men who philander during the summer, to be sure, but they are usually the same lot who philander during the winter-albeit with less convenience."
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"When you have a baby, you set off an explosion in your marriage, and when the dust settles, your marriage is different from what it was. Not better, necessarily; not worse, necessarily; but different."
Author: Ephron Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes



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