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Nora Ephron quotes: New Orleans is one of the two most ingrown, self-obsessed little cities in the United States. (The other is San Francisco.) New Orleans is one of the two most ingrown, self-obsessed little cities in the United States. (The other is San Francisco.)
Nora Ephron quotes: Everyone loves fried chicken, Don't ever make it. Ever. Buy it from a place that makes good fried chicken. Everyone loves fried chicken, Don't ever make it. Ever. Buy it from a place that makes good fried chicken.
Nora Ephron quotes: Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine. Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine.
Nora Ephron quotes: If you're looking for monogamy, you'd better marry a swan. If you're looking for monogamy, you'd better marry a swan.
Nora Ephron quotes: Believe me, if I looked good, it's not an accident. Believe me, if I looked good, it's not an accident.
Nora Ephron quotes: I was always proud of being tough-minded, and I think I still am, but in my old age I've got a little softer in the head, and that's all right. I was always proud of being tough-minded, and I think I still am, but in my old age I've got a little softer in the head, and that's all right.
Nora Ephron quotes: Whatever it is, I'm not up for it." "Oh, Missee Felman, I feel so bad for ju, Whatever it is, I'm not up for it." "Oh, Missee Felman, I feel so bad for ju,
Nora Ephron quotes: I know that I am essentially a sort of fun-loving person who really just wants to sit around and eat pies. I know that I am essentially a sort of fun-loving person who really just wants to sit around and eat pies.
Nora Ephron quotes: Everything is copy. Everything is copy.
Nora Ephron quotes: Directing movies is the best job there is, that's all. I can hardly say a word after that. It's just a great job. Directing movies is the best job there is, that's all. I can hardly say a word after that. It's just a great job.
Nora Ephron quotes: Everybody I know who goes out and plays a little softball, they break their leg. Everybody I know who goes out and plays a little softball, they break their leg.
Nora Ephron quotes: Black makes your life so much simpler. Everything matches black, especially black. Black makes your life so much simpler. Everything matches black, especially black.
Nora Ephron quotes: My closet is full of sad little scripts that didn't get made that have sad endings. It's very hard to get a movie made that has a sad ending. My closet is full of sad little scripts that didn't get made that have sad endings. It's very hard to get a movie made that has a sad ending.
Nora Ephron quotes: You're born, you die. Everything in between is subject to interpretation. You're born, you die. Everything in between is subject to interpretation.
Nora Ephron quotes: SALLY Harry, I can't do this anymore. I am not your consolation prize. Goodbye. SALLY Harry, I can't do this anymore. I am not your consolation prize. Goodbye.
Nora Ephron quotes: The empty nest is underrated. The empty nest is underrated.
Nora Ephron quotes: The best divorce is the kind where there are no children. That was my first divorce. You walk out the door and you never look back. The best divorce is the kind where there are no children. That was my first divorce. You walk out the door and you never look back.
Nora Ephron quotes: I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are. I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.
Nora Ephron quotes: I just bring a black turtleneck sweater everywhere - it's the greatest purchase of my life. Period. I just bring a black turtleneck sweater everywhere - it's the greatest purchase of my life. Period.
Nora Ephron quotes: Having been married so many times, I know that one of the few things I am an expert in is falling in love. Having been married so many times, I know that one of the few things I am an expert in is falling in love.
Nora Ephron quotes: I look as young as a person can look given how old I am. I look as young as a person can look given how old I am.
Nora Ephron quotes: Reading is grist. Reading is bliss. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.
Nora Ephron quotes: We all look good for our age. Except for our necks. We all look good for our age. Except for our necks.
Nora Ephron quotes: We know in one part of our brains that we are all going to die, but on some level we don't quite believe it. We know in one part of our brains that we are all going to die, but on some level we don't quite believe it.
Nora Ephron quotes: Checked out the mirror to see if I looked older, or sadder, or wiser. I didn't; I just looked tired. Checked out the mirror to see if I looked older, or sadder, or wiser. I didn't; I just looked tired.
Nora Ephron quotes: Most of us live our lives devoid of cinematic moments. Most of us live our lives devoid of cinematic moments.
Nora Ephron quotes: 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. 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.
Nora Ephron quotes: Sometimes I believe that some people are better at love than others, and sometimes I believe that everyone is faking it. Sometimes I believe that some people are better at love than others, and sometimes I believe that everyone is faking it.
Nora Ephron quotes: Your hair doesn't need to be washed every day any more than your black pants have to be dry-cleaned every time you wear them. Your hair doesn't need to be washed every day any more than your black pants have to be dry-cleaned every time you wear them.
Nora Ephron quotes: I'm very much a believer in knowing what it is that you love doing so you can do a great deal of it. I'm very much a believer in knowing what it is that you love doing so you can do a great deal of it.
Nora Ephron quotes: What did she look like?" "Thin. Pretty. Big tits. Your basic nightmare." We What did she look like?" "Thin. Pretty. Big tits. Your basic nightmare." We
Nora Ephron quotes: It's much easier to get over someone if you can delude yourself into thinking you never really cared that much. It's much easier to get over someone if you can delude yourself into thinking you never really cared that much.
Nora Ephron quotes: On some level, my life has been wasted on me. After all, if I can't remember it, who can? On some level, my life has been wasted on me. After all, if I can't remember it, who can?
Nora Ephron quotes: Here's the thing about dessert--you want it to last. You want to savor it. Here's the thing about dessert--you want it to last. You want to savor it.
Nora Ephron quotes: You can't call yourself a feminist if you don't believe in the right to abortion. You can't call yourself a feminist if you don't believe in the right to abortion.
Nora Ephron quotes: Washington is a city of important men and the women they married before they grew up. Washington is a city of important men and the women they married before they grew up.
Nora Ephron quotes: Verbal ability is a highly overrated thing in a guy, and it's our pathetic need for it that gets us into so much trouble. Verbal ability is a highly overrated thing in a guy, and it's our pathetic need for it that gets us into so much trouble.
Nora Ephron quotes: I had no jealousy of work, no jealousy of money. I was just jealous of women who took advantage of men, because I didn't know how to do it. I had no jealousy of work, no jealousy of money. I was just jealous of women who took advantage of men, because I didn't know how to do it.
Nora Ephron quotes: I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive. I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.
Nora Ephron quotes: I always say that a successful parent is one who raises a child so that they can pay for their own psychoanalysis. I always say that a successful parent is one who raises a child so that they can pay for their own psychoanalysis.
Nora Ephron quotes: In the way that women forget the pain of childbirth, men forget that they cry in movies. In the way that women forget the pain of childbirth, men forget that they cry in movies.
Nora Ephron quotes: If your husband is cheating on you with a carhop, get Meryl Streep to play you. You'll feel much better. If your husband is cheating on you with a carhop, get Meryl Streep to play you. You'll feel much better.
Nora Ephron quotes: Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from. Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from.
Nora Ephron quotes: I think the hardest thing about writing is writing.[Interview clip in the In Memoriam section of the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, Feb. 24, 2013] I think the hardest thing about writing is writing.
[Interview clip in the In Memoriam section of the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, Feb. 24, 2013]
Nora Ephron quotes: I actually believe in denial. I actually believe in denial.
Nora Ephron quotes: Getting older means you don't have to shave your legs anymore. Getting older means you don't have to shave your legs anymore.
Nora Ephron quotes: Some people pretend to like capers, but the truth is that any dish that tastes good with capers in it tastes even better with capers not in it. Some people pretend to like capers, but the truth is that any dish that tastes good with capers in it tastes even better with capers not in it.
Nora Ephron quotes: I grew up with fantastic Southern food. In Southern California. I grew up with fantastic Southern food. In Southern California.
Nora Ephron quotes: That's what a marriage is...Pieces break off, and you glue them back on. That's what a marriage is...Pieces break off, and you glue them back on.
Nora Ephron quotes: 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.
Nora Ephron quotes: I feel really bad for people who aren't insane over food. I feel really bad for people who aren't insane over food.
Nora Ephron quotes: In a socialist country you can get rich by providing necessities, while in a capitalist country you can get rich by providing luxuries. In a socialist country you can get rich by providing necessities, while in a capitalist country you can get rich by providing luxuries.
Nora Ephron quotes: Journalists are interesting. They just aren't as interesting as the things they cover. Journalists are interesting. They just aren't as interesting as the things they cover.
Nora Ephron quotes: I don't think any day is worth living without thinking about what you're going to eat next at all times. I don't think any day is worth living without thinking about what you're going to eat next at all times.
Nora Ephron quotes: You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets. You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets.
Nora Ephron quotes: In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind. In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.
Nora Ephron quotes: I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regrettedmost of them, but never the potatoes that went with them. I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted
most of them, but never the potatoes that went with them.
Nora Ephron quotes: Take notes. Everything is copy. Take notes. Everything is copy.