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Movie Quote of the Day – Mixed Nuts, 1994 (dir. Nora Ephron)


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Philip: You’re upset because it’s Christmas. Christmas is a time when you look at your life through a magnifying glass, and whatever you don’t have feels overwhelming. Being alone is so much lonelier at Christmas. Everything sad is so much sadder at Christmas. You can’t give in to this, Felix!

Movie Quote of the Day – This Is My Life, 1992 (dir. Nora Ephron)


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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.

Movie Quote of the Day – Hanging Up, 2000 (dir. Diane Keaton)


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Pat: Let me think how to put this. Motherhood doesn’t turn out to be a reason.
Eve: For what?
Pat: What I mean is, I’m not one of those women who needed to be a mother. When I was growing up, all the girls wanted to be, so I thought I did too. But it didn’t take. Just being honest.
Eve: Well. . .Thank you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Bewitched, 2005 (dir. Nora Ephron)


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Jack Wyatt: How would you like to be on a television show? Ms. . .
Isabel Bigelow: Bigelow.
Jack Wyatt: Bigelow?
Isabel Bigelow: Isabel Bigelow.
Jack Wyatt: What do you think? Wanna be a famous actress?
Isabel Bigelow: Me?
Jack Wyatt: Yeah.
Isabel Bigelow: An actress?
Jack Wyatt: Yeah.
Isabel Bigelow: I can’t act.
Jack Wyatt: Anyone can act. If I can act, you can act.
Book Soup Cafe Waitress: Amen.
Jack Wyatt: I think those people over there just finished their plate of *hummus*. You might wanna help them by clearing it. Thank you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Michael, 1996 (dir. Nora Ephron)


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Michael: Remember what John and Paul said.
Huey Driscoll: The apostles?
Michael: No, the Beatles. “All you need is love.”

Movie Quote of the Day – You’ve Got Mail, 1998 (dir. Nora Ephron)


George: Well, as far as I’m concerned, the internet is just another way of being rejected by a woman.