Nora Ephron quotes

Why should I know Nora Ephron?

Nora Ephron was an American journalist, writer, and filmmaker best known for her scripts for When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle.

Nora Ephron quotes

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

Nora Ephron

“I think if you're lucky enough to find a voice in whatever you do, that voice will come sneaking out no matter what.”

Nora Ephron

“I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.”

Nora Ephron

“Insane people are always sure they're just fine. It's only the sane people who are willing to admit they're crazy.”

Nora Ephron

“Marriages come and go, but divorce is forever.”

Nora Ephron

“Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from.”

Nora Ephron

“Oh, how I regret not having worn a bikini for the entire year I was twenty-six. If anyone young is reading this, go, right this minute, put on a bikini, and don't take it off until you're thirty-four.”

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“Take notes. Everything is copy.”

Nora Ephron

“Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.”

Nora Ephron

“When I buy a new book, I always read the last page first, that way in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends. That, my friend, is a dark side.”

Nora Ephron

“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.”

Nora Ephron When Harry Met Sally

“When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you.”

Nora Ephron

“You can always change your mind. I know: I've had four careers and three husbands.”

Nora Ephron

“You can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream.”

Nora Ephron

“You're born, you die. Everything in between is subject to interpretation.”

Nora Ephron