"My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Nora Ephron on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Nora Ephron on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Nora Ephron on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Nora Ephron on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Nora Ephron on George Bernard Shaw
"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."
"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."