100 + “When Harry Met Sally” Quotes that made it one of the funniest films

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“When Harry Met Sally” Quotes that made it one of the funniest films of 1980s. There are so many When Harry Met Sally quotes that can help you when you are tires of being in the same old rut, and all you need is a push, a little inspiration, a smile on the face, change of mood, bring you out of the banality of life, make you laugh a little, or may even make you cry a bit, and these When Harry Met Sally quotes exists just do that.

‘When Harry Met Sally’ is an American comedy film directed by Rob Reiner. The story of the film was written by Nora Ephron. The film was released on 21st July 1989. Produced by Rob Reiner, Nora Ephron and Andrew Scheinman, the film was distributed by Columbia Pictures and was produced under the banner of Castle Rock Entertainment and Nelson Entertainment. The 96-minute long film was made under a budget of sixteen million dollars and grossed over $92 million worlds over.

The main characters of the film are Harry and Sally, played by Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan respectively. The story started when Harry met Sally in a drive. The major question raised based on the film is that can men and women be just friends? The film also upholds many relationship values. It reflects concepts like ‘transitional person’ and ‘high maintenance’. After his divorce, Reiner started the film, and the character Harry originated from an interview he had with Ephron. The basis of Sally was Ephron and few of her friends. The comedy element was incorporated by Crystal and made Harry a funny character.

The friendship between Reiner and Crystal resulted in the contribution of some real-life conversations into the film. The musicals were a contribution of big Bang and Orchestra structured by Marc Shaiman. Due to the unique style of vocal performance in the film, Connick Won the Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance award in the Grammy awards. The film wasn’t released all at once world over. Rather they first released the film in selected cities to generate interest in people and to spread the interest. It collected about ninety-two million dollars from North America itself.

The film received British Academy Award and Writer Guild of America Awards. The film was nominated for Oscar. The film was ranked twenty-third in the AFI’s 100 Years … 100 Laughs. It was considered one of America’s top-rated comedy films. It holds the 60th position in the 100 funniest movies list.  The film was also adapted for a stage in 2004 where Luke Perry and Alyson Hannigan played the major role.

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“It is so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.”

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“I’ll have what she’s having.”

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“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.”

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“Everybody thinks they have good taste and a sense of humor but they couldn’t possibly all have good taste.”

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“Draw something resembling anything!”

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“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”.

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“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.”

“What’s so hard about finding an apartment? What you do is look in the obituary section. You see who died, find out where they lived, and tip the doorman.”

“- 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.”

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“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 legal firm 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.”
about “Days of the weeks underpants”

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“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 quick meal. I’ll order two empty plates and we can leave”. Yeah, nothing from her not even a smile.
about his last date

“Had my dream again where I’m making love, and the Olympic judges are watching. I’d nailed the compulsories, so this is it, the finals. I got a 9.8 from the Canadians, a perfect 10 from the Americans, and my mother, disguised as an East German judge, gave me a 5.6. Must have been the dismount.”

“It’s just that all men are sure it never happened to them and all women at one time or other have done it, so you do the math.”

“I’ll have what she’s having.”

“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. That, my friend, is a dark side.”

“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.”

“I love that you get cold when it’s 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you’re looking at me like I’m nuts. I love that after I spend the day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. And I love that you are the last person I want totalk to before I go to sleep at night. And it’s not because I’m lonely, and it’s not because it’s New Year’s Eve. I came here tonight because 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.”

“When I buy a new book, I always read the last page first, that way in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends. That, my friend, is a dark side.”

“[W]hen 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: You realize of course that we could never be friends.
Sally Albright: Why not?
Harry Burns: What I’m saying is – and this is not a come-on in any way, shape or form – is that men and women can’t be friends because the sex part always gets in the way.
Sally Albright: That’s not true. I have a number of men friends and there is no sex involved.
Harry Burns: No you don’t.
Sally Albright: Yes I do.
Harry Burns: No you don’t.
Sally Albright: Yes I do.
Harry Burns: You only think you do.
Sally Albright: You say I’m having sex with these men without my knowledge?
Harry Burns: No, what I’m saying is they all WANT to have sex with you.
Sally Albright: They do not.
Harry Burns: Do too.
Sally Albright: They do not.
Harry Burns: Do too.
Sally Albright: How do you know?
Harry Burns: Because 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.
Sally Albright: What if THEY don’t want to have sex with YOU?
Harry Burns: Doesn’t matter because the sex thing is already out there so the friendship is ultimately doomed and that is the end of the story.
Sally Albright: Well, I guess we’re not going to be friends then.
Harry Burns: I guess not.
Sally Albright: That’s too bad. You were the only person I knew in New York.”

“As Harry puts it, men and women can never be friends because ‘the sex part always gets in the way.”

“HARRY: (Voice-over)The first time we met we hated each other.

SALLY:
(Voice-over) You didn’t hate me, I hated you. (beat) And the second time we met, you didn’t even remember me.

HARRY (Voice-over) I did too, I remembered you. (a long beat) The third time we met, we became friends.

SALLY:(Voice-over) We were friends for a long time.

HARRY:(Voice-over) And then we weren’t.

SALLY: (Voice-over) And then we fell in love.

SALLY Three months later we got married.

HARRY It only took three months.

SALLY Twelve years and three months.”

“MARIE I’m saying that the right man for you might be out there right now and if you don’t grab him, someone else will, and you’ll have to spend the rest of your life knowing that someone else is married to your husband.”

“SALLY Harry, I can’t do this anymore. I am not your consolation prize. Goodbye.”

“The truth is that men don’t want to be friends with women. Men know they don’t understand women, and they don’t much care. They want women as lovers, as wives, as mothers, but they’re not really interested in them as friends. They have friends. Men are their friends. And they talk to their male friends about sports, and I have no idea what else.
Women, on the other hand, are dying to be friends with men. Women know they don’t understand men, and it bothers them: they think that if only they could be friends with them, they would understand them and, what’s more (and this is their gravest mistake), it would help.”

“How much worse can it get than finishing dinner, having him reach over, pull a hair out of my head, and start flossing with it at the table?”

“You’re talking dream date compared to my horror. I started out fine, she’s a very nice person, and we’re sitting and we’re talking in this Ethiopian restaurant she wanted to go to. I was making jokes, like, “Hey, I didn’t know they had food in Ethiopia. This’ll be a quick meal. I’ll order two empty plates and we can leave.”

“I love that you get cold when it’s 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you’re looking at me like I’m nuts. I love that after I spend the day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. And I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it’s not because I’m lonely, and it’s not because it’s New Year’s Eve. I came here tonight because 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’s epic declaration of love

“Nothing. Its just that all men are sure it never happened to them and all women at one time or other have done it so you do the math.” -Sally on faking orgasms

“I’ll have what she’s having.” -Rob Reiner’s mother reacting to Sally’s faked orgasm

“Baby fish mouth!” -The best Pictionary guess ever courtesy of Jess

“What I’m saying is–and this is not a come-on in any way, shape or form–is that men and women can’t be friends because the sex part always gets in the way.” -Harry exlaining his entire philosophy to Sally

“You look like a normal person but actually you are the angel of death.” -Sally to Harry

“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. That, my friend, is a dark side.” – Harry explaining his dark side

“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.” -Marie on the difficulty of being single

“It is so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.” -Harry trying to break the awkwardness with Sally

“Harry, you might not believe this, but I never considered not sleeping with you a sacrifice.” -Oh snap! Good one, Sally

“You made a woman meow?!” -Jess reacting to Harry’s latest sex story

“You take someone to the airport, its clearly the beginning of the relationship. That’s why I have never taken anyone to the airport at the beginning of a relationship. Because eventually things move on and you don’t take someone to the airport and I never wanted anyone to say to me, How come you never take me to the airport anymore?” -Pro relationship tips from Harry

“No one has ever quoted me back to me before.” -Jess to Marie during the beginning of their courtship

“You see? That is just like you, Harry. You say things like that, and you make it impossible for me to hate you.” – Sally after Harry’s declaration of love
“There are two kinds of women: high maintenance and low maintenance.” -Harry explaining women to Sally

“All this time I’ve been saying that he didn’t want to get married. But the truth is he didn’t want to marry me. He didn’t love me.” -Sally sobbing after she finds out her ex is engaged

“Six years later you find yourself singing Surrey with a fringe on top in front of Ira!” -Harry after running into Helen

“You are a human affront to all women and I am a woman.” -Sally reacting to Harry leaving women he just slept with

“But I’d like the pie heated and I don’t want the ice cream on top I want it on the side and I’d like strawberry instead of vanilla if you have it if not then no ice cream just whipped cream but only if it’s real if it’s out of a can then nothing.” -Sally’s crazy ordering

“Had my dream again where I’m making love, and the Olympic judges are watching. I’d nailed the compulsories, so this is it, the finals. I got a 9.8 from the Canadians, a perfect 10 from the Americans, and my mother, disguised as an East German judge, gave me a 5.6. Must have been the dismount.” -Harry’s recurring sex dream

“What they could do to make it easier is combine the two. You know, Mr. Kline died yesterday, leaving behind a wife, two children, and a spacious three bedroom apartment with a wood burning fireplace.” -Harry on the difficulty of finding an apartment in NYC

“Because of God.” -Sally of why they don’t make Sunday in the days of the week underpants

“A Sheldon can do your income taxes, if you need a root canal, Sheldon’s your man… but humpin’ and pumpin’ is not Sheldon’s strong suit. It’s the name. ‘Do it to me Sheldon, you’re an animal Sheldon, ride me big Shel-don.’ Doesn’t work.” -Harry not believing Sally had good sex with Sheldon

“You know, you may be the first attractive woman I’ve not wanted to sleep with in my entire life.” -Harry to Sally

“No one thinks he’s ever gonna leave her.” -Everybody to Marie when she talks about the married man she’s sleeping

“Oh, really? When I get a new book, I read the last page first. That way, if I die before I finish I know how it comes out. That, my friend, is a dark side.”

“But I’d like the pie heated, and I don’t want the ice cream on top, I want it on the side. And I’d like strawberry instead of vanilla if you have it. If not, then no ice cream, just whipped cream, but only if it’s real. If it’s out of a can, then nothing.”

“They should put the two sections together, real estate and obituaries– Mr. Klein died today leaving a wife, two children, and a spacious three-bedroom apartment with a wood-burning fireplace.”

“A woman friend. This is amazing. You may be the first attractive woman I have not wanted to sleep with in my entire life.”

“Waiter, there is too much pepper on my paprikash.”

“How much worse can it get than finishing dinner, having him reach over, pull a hair out of my head, and start flossing with it at the table?”

“I want you to know that I will never want that wagon wheel coffee table.”
“To Harry and Sally. If Marie or I had found either of them remotely attractive we would not be here today.”

“I came here tonight because 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.”

“I’ll have what she’s having.”

“Harry Burns: Big Ten school.

Older Woman Customer: I’ll have what she’s having.”

“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!”

“Harry Burns: Why don’t you tell me the story of your life?
Sally Albright: The story of my life?
Harry Burns: We’ve got eighteen hours to kill before we hit New York.
Sally Albright: The story of my life isn’t even going to get us out of Chicago, I mean nothing’s happened to me yet. That’s why I’m going to New York.
Harry Burns: So something can happen to you?
Sally Albright: Yes.
Harry Burns: Like what?
Sally Albright: I can go into journalism school to become a reporter.
Harry Burns: So you can write about things that happen to other people?”

“Older Woman Customer: I’ll have what she’s having.

Jess: I like saying its in the den its got a nice ring to it.”

J”ess: Emily is terrific.
Harry Burns: Ya. Of course when I asked her where she was when Kennedy was shot she said “Ted Kennedy was shot?””

Jess: Baby Fish mouth, Baby fish mouth!””

“Marie: I want you to know that I will never want that wagon wheel coffee table.

Harry Burns: Okay Fine . I Take it back .”

“Sally Albright: You can’t take it back. It’s Already out there.

Harry Burns: Oh Geez. Call the cops it’s already out there.

Older Woman Customer: “I’ll have what she’s having.”

“Harry Burns: Tomato tomato potato potato.

Older Woman Customer: I’ll have what she’s having.”

“Sally Albright: You see? That is just like you, Harry. You say things like that, and you make it impossible for me to hate you.”

“Sally Albright: Harry, you’re going to have to try and find a way of not expressing every feeling that you have, every moment that you have them.”

“Harry Burns: It is so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.”

“Harry Burns: 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: But I would be proud…
Sally Albright: But I would be proud…
Harry Burns: …to partake…
Sally Albright: …to partake…
Harry Burns: …of your pecan pie.
Sally Albright: …of your pecan pie.”

“Older Woman Customer: I’ll have what she’s having.”

“Waitress: I’ll have what she’s having.”

“Great! A woman friend… You know you may be the first attractive woman I have not wanted to sleep with in my entire life.”

“No man can ever be friends with a woman that he finds attractive. He’ll always want to have sex with her.”

“When I buy a book, I always read the last page first. That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it comes out. That, my friend, is a dark side.”

“It’s amazing, you look like a normal person but actually you’re the Angel of Death.”

“You say things like that and you make it impossible for me to hate you.”

“But I’d like the pie heated, and I don’t want the ice cream on top, I want it on the side. And I’d like strawberry instead of vanilla if you have it. If not, then no ice cream, just whipped cream, but only if it’s real. If it’s out of a can, then nothing.”

“They should put the two sections together, real estate and obituaries– Mr. Klein died today leaving a wife, two children, and a spacious three-bedroom apartment with a wood-burning fireplace.”

“Waiter, there is too much pepper on my paprikash.”

“I came here tonight because 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.”

And of course, the immortal line, uttered by a Katz’s Deli diner, famously played by Rob Reiner’s mother:

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