These When Harry Met Sally quotes are for the hopeless romantics who love to watch romantic comedies.
When Harry Met Sally movie is a romantic comedy released in 1989. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. The movie is said to be one of the finest romantic comedies of all time.
When Harry Met Sally movie touches on the old question of “Can men and women ever just be friends?” The story was based on a script by Nora Ephron who was inspired by her own relationship with her then best friend.
The story starts with Sally and Harry as they share a cross-country drive where Sally is beginning her journalism school and Harry is starting his career. They discuss their point of view about relationships during that drive where Sally disagrees with Harry’s assertion that men and women cannot be friends as “the sex part gets in the way”.
The movie features where Harry met Sally over and over again through 12 years at different intervals. Whenever they met, they are either in relationships or are not ready for love.
In the end, they end up falling in love with each other after 12 long years of crossing each other’s paths. The movie conveys an important message that how humans can be so complex when it comes to love.
Here we are sharing a collection of When Harry Met Sally movie quotes, lines, and dialogues for your romantic side.
When Harry Met Sally Quotes
“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.” – Harry Burns
“Nothing. 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.” – Sally Albright
“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 Burns
“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 Burns
“Everybody, could I have your attention, please? I’d like to propose a toast to Harry and Sally. To Harry and Sally, if Marie or I had found either of them remotely attractive, we would not be here today.” – Jess
“That doesn’t mean you’re deep or anything. I mean, yes, basically, I’m a happy person.” – Sally Albright
“You know, you may be the first attractive woman I’ve not wanted to sleep within my entire life.” – Harry Burns
“It is so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.” – Harry Burns
“As Harry puts it, men and women can never be friends because ‘the sex part always gets in the way.’” – Nora Ephron
“It is so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.” – Harry Burns
When Harry Met Sally Quotes, Dialogues, And Lines
“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?” – Sally Albright
“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.” – Marie
“No man can be friends with a woman he finds attractive.” – Harry Burns
“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.” – Sally Albright
“Harry, you might not believe this, but I never considered not sleeping with you a sacrifice.” – Sally Albright
“The first time we met, we hated each other.” – Harry Burns
“You know how a year to a person is like seven years to a dog?” – Harry Burns
“You take someone to the airport. It’s 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?’” – Harry Burns
“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 Burns
“Would you like to have dinner? Just friends.” – Harry Burns
When Harry Met Sally Famous Quotes
“I have just as much of a dark side as the next person.” – Sally Albright
“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.” – Harry Burns
“I’ve been doing a lot of thinking, and the thing is, I love you.” – Harry Burns
“You see? That is just like you, Harry. You say things like that, and you make it impossible for me to hate you. And I hate you, Harry, I really hate you. I hate you.” – Sally Albright
“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 Albright
“You say I’m having sex with these men without my knowledge?” – Sally Albright
“Marriages don’t break up on account of infidelity. It’s just a symptom that something else is wrong.” – Jess
“I thought you didn’t believe men and women could be friends.” – Sally Albright
“Yeah, that’s the point. I can say these things to her. And the great thing is, I don’t have to lie because I am not always thinking about how to get her into bed. I can just be myself.” – 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.” – Harry Burns
When Harry Met Sally Movie Quotes
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.”
“The fact that you’re not answering leads me to believe that (a) You’re not home, (b) You’re home, but you don’t want to talk to me, or (c) You’re home, desperately want to talk to me, but you’re trapped under something heavy. If it’s either (a) or (c), please give me a call.” – Harry Burns
“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.” – Harry Burns
“You didn’t hate me. I hated you. And the second time we met, you didn’t even remember me.” – Sally Albright
“If the two people are in relationships, the pressure of possible involvement is lifted. That doesn’t work either, because what happens then is, the person you’re involved with can’t understand why you need to be friends with the person you’re just friends with. Like it means something is missing from the relationship, and why do you have to go outside to get it? And when you say, ‘No, no, no it’s not true, nothing is missing from the relationship,’ the person you’re involved with then accuses you of being secretly attracted to the person you’re just friends with, which you probably are.” – Harry Burns
“Everybody thinks they have good taste and a sense of humor, but they couldn’t possibly all have good taste.” – Marie
“That’s it? Some faceless guy rips off all your clothes, and that’s the sex fantasy you’ve been having since you were twelve?” – Harry Burns
“Restaurants are to people in the ’80s what theatres were to people in the ’60s. I read that in a magazine.” – Marie
“If you could take him back now, would you?” – Harry Burns
“Harry, you’re gonna have to move back to New Jersey because you’ve slept with everybody in New York, and I don’t see that turning Helen into a faint memory for you. Besides, I will make love to somebody when it is making love. Not the way you do it like you’re out for revenge or something.” – Sally Albright
Best Quotes From When Harry Met Sally
“You’re talking dream date compared to my horror. It 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.” – Harry Burns
“How long do you like to be held after sex? All night, right? See, that’s your problem. Somewhere between 30 seconds and all night is your problem.” – Harry Burns
“Yeah, like the other night, I made love to this woman. It was so incredible. I took her to a place that wasn’t human. She actually meowed.” – Harry Burns
“No, it’s just different. It’s a whole different perspective. I get the woman’s point of view on things. She tells me about the men she desires, and I can talk to her about the women that I see.” – Harry Burns
“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.” – Harry Burns
“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 Albright
“Friday. Helen comes home from work, and she said, ‘I don’t know if I want to be married anymore.’ Like it’s the institution, you know like it’s nothing personal, just something she’s been thinking about in a casual way. I’m calm, I say, ‘Why don’t we take some time to think about it, you know, don’t rush into anything.’” – Harry Burns
“I got married so I can stop dating. So, I don’t see where we can still date is any big incentive, since the last thing you want to do is date your wife, who’s supposed to love you, which is what I’m saying to you, that’s when it occurs to me that maybe she doesn’t. So I say to her, ‘don’t you love me anymore?’ You know what she says? ‘I don’t know if I’ve ever loved you.’” – Harry Burns
Sally Albright: “Three months later, we got married.”
Harry Burns: “It only took three months.”
Sally Albright: “Twelve years and three months.”
“There are two kinds of women—high maintenance and low maintenance.” – Harry Burns
Famous When Harry Met Sally Quotes About Love
“Well, I just want it the way I want it.” – Sally Albright
“She looked out the window, and she saw this man and this woman with these two little kids. And the man had one of the little kids on his shoulders, and she said, ‘I spy a family.’ And I started to cry. You know, I just started crying. And I went home, and I said, ‘The thing is, Joe, we never do fly off to Rome on a moment’s notice.’” – Sally Albright
“But it’s there. It’s just sitting there, like some big dead end. And it’s not the same for men. Charlie Chaplin had kids when he was 73.” – Sally Albright
Jess: “I thought you liked it!”
Harry Burns: “I was being nice!”
“So I said, ‘Helen, when did you make this arrangement?’ She says, ‘A week ago.’ I said, ‘You’ve known for a week, and you didn’t tell me?’ And she says, ‘I didn’t want to ruin your birthday.’” – Harry Burns
“I’m sorry, Harry. I know it’s New Year’s Eve. I know you’re feeling lonely, but you just can’t show up here, telling me you love me and expect that to make everything alright. It doesn’t work this way.” – 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.” – Sally Albright
Sally Albright: “They don’t make Sunday.”
Harry Burns: “Why not?”
Sally Albright: “Because of God.”
“You know, I’m so glad I never got involved with you. I just would have ended up being some woman you had to get up out of bed, and leave at 3:00 in the morning, and go clean your andirons, and you don’t even have a fireplace, not that I would know this.” – Sally Albright
“Does that mean that we should forget old acquaintances? Or does it mean that if we happened to forget them, we should remember them, which is not possible because we already forgot ’em?” – Harry Burns
“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
“So, you’re saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive?” – Sally Albright
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When Harry Met Sally movie is about two friends who are both at a crossroads in their lives, but despite not being in love with each other, they keep crossing each other’s paths and end up being friends. Later on in life, they realize that they should have been together all along.
Even if you haven’t seen it, you probably know the famous “I’ll have what she’s having” scene. This is one of the best romantic comedies ever made and when people ask me to recommend a good love story, I always say this.
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