"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."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Nora Ephron on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Nora Ephron on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Nora Ephron on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Nora Ephron on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Nora Ephron on Marilyn Monroe
"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."
"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."