Favorite Quotations Nora Ephron I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections

"According to my dermatologist, the neck starts to go at 43 and that’s that." ~ Nora Ephron

It's a free county. Thank God.

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.

If Sigmund Freud had watched Phil Donahue he would never have wondered what women want.

I always read the last page of a book first so that if I die before I finish I'll know how it turned out.

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

People have only one way to be. ~ I Feel Bad About My Neck

I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there.

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

Never marry a man you wouldn’t want to be divorced from.

New Orleans is one of the two most ingrown, self-obsessed little cities in the United States. (The other is San Francisco.) ~ Scribble Scribble, 1978

One of the few advantages to not being beautiful is that one usually gets better looking as one gets older; I am in fact at this very moment gaining my looks.

The major concrete achievement of the women's movement of the 1970s was the Dutch treat.

At the age of fifty-five you will get a saggy roll just above our waist even if you are painfully thin. ~ I Feel Bad About My Neck

There are five stages of fame: denial, anger, negotiation, acceptance, and death. These stages are virtually the same as the five stages of terminal illness.

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