"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."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Nora Ephron on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Nora Ephron on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Nora Ephron on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Nora Ephron on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Nora Ephron on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."
"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."