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Nora Ephron Quotes and Sayings

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

Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine.
- Nora Ephron

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

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

 

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

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.
- Nora Ephron

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.
- Nora Ephron

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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.
- Nora Ephron

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Nora Ephron

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.
- Nora Ephron

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake
is to be continually thrown out of the nest.
- Pema Chodron

I, I don't think anybody's continually happy,
uh, except idiots, you know.
You know, you have to have little moments of depression.
- Rube Goldberg

The architect should strive continually to simplify;
the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered
that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly
disguised as insoluble problems.
- Lee Iacocca

When an aggressor force continually launches attacks
from a particular base of operations,
it is sound military strategy to take the flight to the enemy.
- Timothy McVeigh

I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska,
but I believe we have an obligation to continually
assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs.
- Dave Heineman

The things that have come into being change continually.
The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing.
- Augusto Roa Bastos

A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be
continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems
to me a god of relatively low order,
hardly worthy of any worship.
- Martin Gardner

If you continually write and read yourself as a fiction,
you can change what's crushing you.
- Jeanette Winterson

There is a divine moment in our lives when we all become one.
It's called procreation, and it is reborn,
continually and forever.
- Dirk Benedict

The line of least resistance in the progress of civilization
is to make that theoretical postulate real by the continually
increasing force of the world's public opinion.
- Elihu Root

The mark of a living thing is to be involved in opposites (impossibilities):
the living cell that has to be continually adapting itself to stay alive,
with its identity.
- Nicholas Mosley

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love,
for they enkindle and melt the soul.
- Saint Teresa

Papa continually emphasizes how much remains unexplained.
With the other psychoanalytic writers,
everything is always so known and fixed.
- Anna Freud

Photographers deal in things which are continually
vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance
on earth which can make them come back again.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Some of the words and symbols and images from childhood
will continually be part and parcel of my personality.
- Dennis Potter

If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be.
If you see yourself as continually hard up,
that is exactly what you will be.
- Robert Collier

All my life as an artist I have asked myself:
What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer.
art is an action against death.
It is a denial of death.
- Jacques Lipchitz

Poetry is something to make us wiser and better,
by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth,
which God has set in all men's souls.
- James Russell Lowell

Music is like girlfriends to me; I'm continually astonished
by the choices other people make.
- David Lee Roth

I am continually embarrassed by people who point me
out as an example of what can be done without training.
- Kate Smith

Subversive language, however, must be constantly reinvented,
because it is continually being co-opted by the powerful.
- Carol P. Christ

Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve,
it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions.
And it does not provide buffers between members,
so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other.
- Mary Douglas

I'm very surprised at that, yes, because there were
many chances for it to be in Germany once the syndication
market started and it continually just did not happen.
- Werner Klemperer

A man is never the same for long.
He is continually changing.
He seldom remains the same even for half an hour.
- George Gurdjieff

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats:
neither fear nor shame can cure them.
- Jean de La Fontaine

A young man must let his ideas grow,
not be continually rooting them up to see how they are getting on.
- William McFee

The art of using deceit and cunning grow continually
weaker and less effective to the user.
- John Tillotson

If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do,
we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do.
- Samuel Butler

Scientific innovations continually provide us with
new means of analyzing the finds.
- Richard Leakey

Because we are continually growing in the Lord,
preachers and lay people alike must be open to the Lord's correction.
- Benny Hinn

I'm not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

When I write I simply follow my heart.
And my flights of fantasy.
It is not done with a conscious effort.
I'm continually inspired and write reflexively.
- Kim Elizabeth

Continually finding excuses for taking a small glass of brandy and water.
- John Leech

Somehow, by just continually pestering the general
public by appearing on television,
they accepted me and wanted more.
- Chris Elliott

One of the reasons why so few of us ever act,
instead of react, is because we are continually stifling our deepest impulses.
- Henry Miller

It is useless to contend with the irresistible power of Time,
which goes on continually creating by a process of constant destruction.
- E. T. A. Hoffmann

Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies.
- Marcus V. Pollio

If I displayed this cup, I might look at it once or twice a week.
By using it, I get pleasure from it continually.
- Lila Acheson Wallace

Opponents confront us continually, but actually there is no opponent there.
Enter deeply into an attack and neutralize it as you
draw that misdirected force into your own sphere.
- Morihei Ueshiba

To help, to continually help and share,
that is the sum of all knowledge; that is the meaning of art.
- Eleonora Duse

We continually say things to support an opinion,
which we have given, that in reality we don't above half mean.
- Frances Burney

Paris is a hard place to leave, even when it rains
incessantly and one coughs continually from the dampness.
- Willa Cather

Darn the wheel of the world!
Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear?
- Jack London

Making a wrong decision is understandable.
Refusing to search continually for learning is not.
- Phil Crosby

I try to be careful to not just say it's a greatest
hits show because we've also made efforts to keep people
up to date so to speak because we continually write
and record and put out albums.
- Gerry Beckley

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify -
so that among these human creatures there is continually
some birth of new heroism.
The pity is that we must wonder at it,
as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.
- John Keats

Historically the director has been the key creative
element in a film and we must maintain that.
We must protect that, in spite of the fact that there
is new technology that's continually trying to erode that.
- John Frankenheimer

As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually,
and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward
distinct color effects never are done or over.
New and different cases will be discovered time and again.
- Josef Albers

When are we going to say cancer is cured? I'm not sure when that will happen,
if that will happen because cancer is a very slippery
disease and it involves a vast number of cells in the
body and those cells are continually mutating.
- David Baltimore

Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor,
play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between
reality and an imagined thought or image.
What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
- Robert Collier

As you can imagine I'm disappointed as anything that
I was not selected to be the presidential running mate.
And I find it continually appalling that it would be
a radical thing to have a woman on the ticket.
- Kate Clinton

In short, all things that please the natural man in this world,
are, to a true Christian, only so many crosses and temptations,
allurements of sin and snares of death,
that continually exercise his virtue.
- Johann Arndt


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