“When Harry Met Sally...” quotes(1989)
Plot – Harry and Sally meet in 1977. He claims that the friendship between a man and a woman can't last without sex and she is quite shocked, because Harry is the boyfriend of a friend of hers. It is just the beginning of a game of hide and seek which involves them for eleven years. Life, after teasing them, makes them realize that they have always loved each other. Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan give the right mix of neurosis and sympathy to the two characters.
All actors – Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby, Steven Ford, Lisa Jane Persky, Michelle Nicastro, Gretchen Palmer, Robert Alan Beuth, David Burdick, Joe Viviani, Harley Jane Kozak, Joseph Hunt, Kevin Rooney, Franc Luz, Tracy Reiner, Kyle T. Heffner, Kimberley LaMarque, Stacey Katzin, Estelle Reiner, John Arceri, Peter Day, Kuno Sponholz, Connie Sawyer, Charles Dugan, Katherine Squire, Al Christy, Frances Chaney, Bernie Hern, Rose Wright, Aldo Rossi, Donna Hardy, Peter Pan, Jane Chung, Bob Ader, David Giardina, Nicholas Glaeser, Johnny Raimondo, Marilyn Spaniershow all
“When Harry Met Sally...” Quotes 26 quotes
“All I'm saying is that somewhere out there is the man you are supposed to marry. And if you don't get him first, somebody else will, and you'll have to spend the rest of your life knowing that somebody else is married to your husband.”
“When I buy a new book, I read the last page first. That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends.”
“- Harry Burns: Some faceless guy rips off all your clothes, and that's the sex fantasy you've been having since you were twelve?
- Sally Albright: Well, sometimes I vary it a little.
- Harry Burns: Which part?
- Sally Albright: What I'm wearing.”
“Everybody thinks they have good taste and a sense of humor but they couldn't possibly all have good taste.”
It started out fine, she's a very nice person, and we're sitting and we're talking at this Ethiopian restaurant that she wanted to go to. And I was making jokes, you know like, "hey I didn't know that they had food in Ethiopia? This will be a quickmeal. I'll order two empty plates and we can leave". Yeah, nothing from her not even a smile.
“I'll have what she's having.”
Don't you have a dark side? I know, you're probably one of those cheerful people who dot their "i's" with little hearts.
Right now everything is great, everyone is happy, everyone is in love and that is wonderful. But you gotta know that sooner or later you're gonna be screaming at each other about who's gonna get this dish. This eight dollar dish will cost you a thousand dollars in phone calls to the legalfirm of "That's mine, this is yours".
“- Sally Albright: Charlie Chaplin had kids when he was 73.
- Harry Burns: Yeah, but he was too old to pick them up.”
“- Sally Albright: They don't make Sunday.
- Harry Burns: Why not?
- Sally Albright: Because of God.”
“Draw something resembling anything!”
“- Harry Burns: There are two kinds of women: high maintenance and low maintenance.
- Sally Albright: Which one am I?
- Harry Burns: You're the worst kind; you're high maintenance but you think you're low maintenance.”
- Jess: Marriages don't break up on account of infidelity. It's just a symptom that something else is wrong.
- Harry Burns: Oh really? Well, that "symptom" is fucking my wife.
“Every time anyone we knew got married, it ruined their relationship. They practically never had sex again. It's true, it's one of the secrets that no one ever tells you.”
“It is so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.”
“Somewhere out there is the man you are supposed to marry. And if you don't get him first, somebody else will, and you'll have to spend the rest of your life knowing that somebody else is married to your husband.”
“- Marie: Restaurants are to people in the 80's what theatres were to people in the 60's. I read that in a magazine.
- Jess: I wrote that.”
I have a theory that hieroglyphics are just an ancient comic strip about a character named "Sphinxy".
“They can't be friends. Unless both of them are involved with other people, then they can... this is an amendment to the earlier rule.”
“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”
“- Harry Burns: No man can be friends with a woman that he finds attractive. He always wants to have sex with her.
- Sally Albright: So, you're saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive?
- Harry Burns: No. You pretty much want to nail 'em too.”