Words matter. These are the best Sally Quotes from famous people such as Camille Perri, Rick Famuyiwa, Harry Connick, Jr., Sarah Weinman, India Eisley, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
When I knew I wanted to write a novel that would be a twist on a conventional romantic comedy, I re-watched ‘When Harry Met Sally,’ as well as the other two films in the indomitable Ephron trifecta – ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ and ‘You’ve Got Mail.’
I loved films like ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and ‘Annie Hall,’ but these were very specific, white Manhattan experiences. You don’t see a single person of color anywhere, but somehow these films are universal. As a filmmaker and creator, I was frustrated with that idea.
When I did the album for ‘When Harry Met Sally,’ I found myself out there in front of this big band, which I had no idea how to do, and they wiped the floor with me. It’s a very specific skill, and I didn’t know how to do it.
Nabokov began writing ‘Lolita’ before he ever knew of Florence ‘Sally’ Horner, an 11-year-old who was kidnapped from Camden, New Jersey, in the summer of 1948.
‘When Harry Met Sally’ will endure. It will be the standard rom-com that others will improvise on for years to come.
When I was very small, I was obsessed with ‘Sybil’ and Sally Field’s performance in ‘Sybil.’ I was like, ‘Oh, my God, I want to do that!’
People ask me over and over how is it that I work with stars. How do you work with Barbra Streisand, with Paul Newman, with Al Pacino, with Sally Field, Jane Fonda, you work with all these people. Isn’t this a problem? And it isn’t a problem at all. It’s terrific. It’s great fun. And I don’t know what the answer is.
And the film that I’ve seen a million times is ‘When Harry Met Sally’ with Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal, and directed by Rob Reiner.
Sally Gardner must drive her publishers to distraction: no sooner have they worked out how to market one brilliant book than she delivers another that is just as brilliant but totally different.
I knew the words to 25 rock songs, so I got in the group. Long Tall Sally and Tutti-Frutti, that got me in. That was my audition.
My favorite genre is definitely romantic comedy. I love ‘When Harry Met Sally.’
I think when romantic comedies are done well, it’s a great genre. ‘When Harry Met Sally’ is kind of a benchmark for me, but I’m very happy to admit that I love ‘Pretty Woman.’ I do! It’s a great film, and so is ‘Sixteen Candles.’ I was a big John Hughes fan – still am. I have moments where I have to watch a Hughes film.
I had a donkey called Sally that I used to call my BMX bike. As a child, I wasn’t a very good horse rider: I thought falling off was normal, and I would just get back on again. I didn’t realise you weren’t meant to fall off.
I’m a sucker for ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and all that romantic stuff.
Why is she Mrs. C.J. Walker? It really was a matter of her trying to insist that people respect her, because during that time, white people would call any black woman ‘Sally.’ ‘Aunt Sally.’ So this was like… you can’t call me that.
There’s a difference between being an actress who can sing and being a Sally Song-and-Dance.
Sally Jenkins of the ‘Washington Post’ is the best sports columnist in the country. Second best is Gene Wojciechowski of ESPN.com, and third is Dan Wetzel on Yahoo!
I literally felt like a freak, which is another aspect of the role of Sally that I relate to: total outsider.
If you ask any adult woman in this country to name an iconic romantic comedy, I bet the answer you’ll hear more often than not is going to be ‘When Harry Met Sally.’ If the question were asked on an episode of ‘Family Feud,’ for example, it would place number one on the board.
I’ve never done a musical, and I don’t think I could do one, but I would love to play Sally Bowles in ‘Cabaret.’
The movies that I love and model after, like ‘Annie Hall,’ ‘When Harry Met Sally,’ and in particular for me, ‘Broadcast News,’ are the tone of life, which isn’t a setup punch-line every two minutes.
Most coaches that I saw in my time off weren’t very happy in coaching, and I committed to my wife, Sally, if I was going back, I was going to be happy.
It was only when I saw films in my early 20s by Jane Campion, Mira Nair, Sally Potter and Kathryn Bigelow, I started to think, ‘Oh, it’s possible.’ I dared to suggest that I wanted to train to be a film director.
I had a weird situation were someone used my name to extort money from a woman. He took her for 60 or 80 thousand dollars. He is in prison now. It was on Sally.
I don’t know Sally Jenkins. I’ve met her once. I wouldn’t know her in an elevator.
I don’t think people will ever forget I was an ‘Angel’, anymore than they’ll forget Sally Field was ‘The Flying Nun.’
A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
It’s always, ‘Are you the runner girl?’ I say, ‘My name is Sally actually.’ I used to always get that at school as well, ‘Are you the runner girl?’ I’m not even the runner girl, I’m a hurdler.
‘When Harry Met Sally’… is probably my favourite movie.
My collaboration with Sally Potter on a small movie, ‘Yes,’ was very special to me. It helped my growth as an actor.
The Beatles did their best cover work on Little Richard’s ‘Long Tall Sally’ and music influenced by Richard, such as Larry Williams’s ‘Dizzy Miss Lizzie.’
The best cookies of all in the world are the ones my daughter Sally makes. They come out all uniform with nice little air holes.
I love working with Sally Field, and Steve Buscemi is one of the most giving, talented actors I’ve ever worked with.
One of my early heroes was Sally Ride, the first American woman in space.
Why don’t you compare me to Sally Jessy Raphael?