Movie Quote of the Day – This Is My Life, 1992 (dir. Nora Ephron)
Dottie Ingels: I spend 16 years doing nothing but thinking about them and now I spend three months thinking about myself and I feel like I’ve murdered them.
Arnold Moss: You had to travel. It’s part of your work. Kids are happy when their mother’s happy.
Dottie Ingels: No they’re not. Everyone says that, but it’s not true. Kids are happy if you’re there. You give kids a choice: your mother in the next room on the verge of suicide versus your mother in Hawaii in ecstasy, they choose suicide in the next room. Believe me.
Posted on August 31, 2015, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 1992, A Year With Women, Dan Aykroyd, Delia Ephron, Julie Kavner, Meg Wolitzer, Nora Ephron, This Is My Life. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.