"I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Nora Ephron on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Nora Ephron on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Nora Ephron on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Nora Ephron on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Nora Ephron on John Lennon
"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."
"Summer bachelors, like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be."
"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."
"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."
"My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next."