Today is what would have been Nora Ephron’s 73rd birthday. The journalist, essayist, screenwriter and director has long been an icon to a particular brand of women everywhere. The women who is a little bit feisty, fiercely independent, ambitious and determined, sharp-witted and a fighter for other women, but who also believes in the magic of a good old fashioned love story. From her gorgeous and moving essays on time and aging in her books I Feel Bad About My Neck and I Remember Nothing, to her beloved films like When Harry Met Sally and You’ve Got Mail, Ephron is destined to remain a crucial figure in pop culture and beyond. In honor of one of our biggest and brightest icons, we’re sharing fifteen of our very favorite, most hilarious and incredibly illuminating thoughts, lessons and quotes from Nora Ephron.
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