06/26/2012 08:15 pm ET Updated Jun 26, 2012

Nora Ephron On Marriage: Author's Best Quotes On Relationships

Nora Ephron, beloved American author and screenwriter, died at the age of 71 on Tuesday.

Ephron's films, among them Academy Award nominees "When Harry Met Sally..." and "Sleepless in Seattle," tackled issues surrounding modern marriage with grace and humor.

Ephron has been married to fellow screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi for two decades. She was previously married to writer Dan Greenburg and journalist Carl Bernstein, with whom she has two sons.

Below, a selection of Ephron's most poignant quotes on marriage.

Nora Ephron On Marriage