Divorce Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Divorce

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Whatever is said about roles drying up, I intend to keep working. Certainly now the roles couldn't be more interesting - playing mothers, divorcees. I think it's going to be exciting to play a mother of teenagers. The longer your life, the deeper it gets.
~By Naomi Watts ~


The mere thought of divorce terrified me. To me, divorce symbolized failure.
~By Annette Funicello ~


You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse, abandon your children. But they remain your co-authors forever.
~By Ellen Goodman ~


Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
~By Bjork ~


Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters, two in college. The other one is 16, lives with her mom. I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years, seven facilities in three states.
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18.
~By Placido Domingo ~


Kids today don't want to get married. Too many of their friends have been married and divorced already. They just don't believe in it.
~By Wally Schirra ~


If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I wanted to work; it's not right for a princess of the royal house to be commercial, so Andrew and I decided to make the divorce official so I could go off and get a job.
~By Sarah Ferguson ~


Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


Sure, I suffered a lot. But it's not like the end of the world and it's not who I am. I lead quite a pleasant life and I'm able to divorce a perceived reality from my actual experience of life.
~By Ben Affleck ~


When you're the youngest and the only boy, you get spoilt but you get told you're spoilt so you don't get to enjoy it very much. I was the only man in the house because my parents divorced and my dad moved away when I was 13.
~By Eddie Marsan ~


You never really know a man until you have divorced him.
~By Zsa Zsa Gabor ~


Men and women were declared equal one morning and everybody could divorce each other by postcard.
~By Kate Millett ~


I got a divorce eleven years later on the grounds of cruelty, which is still not easy in England.
~By Dinah Sheridan ~


You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


I mean, we had on our show, we had marriages, divorces and other stuff going on. And that was just me.
~By Harvey Korman ~


The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent more women to the grave than to the courts for a divorce.
~By Lemuel K. Washburn ~


Mr. President, How are you going to work with people who seem to have divorced themselves from reality?
~By Jeff Gannon ~


People try much less hard to make a marriage work than they used to fifty years ago. Divorce is easier.
~By Mary Wesley ~


A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there's less of you.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


Meanwhile I married and I adopted three kids who were all from one family and then later I was divorced.
~By Betty Hill ~


Adultery - which is the only grounds for divorce in New York - is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage.
~By Allan Sherman ~


My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.
~By Christina Aguilera ~


If we had been less reliant on technology and the security that we enjoy in being divorced from what we used to know, maybe things would have turned out differently.
~By Heather Donahue ~


How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
~By Lee Trevino ~


A divorcee is a women who got married so she didn't have to work, but now works so she doesn't have to get married.
~By Anna Magnani ~


In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
~By Lauren Bacall ~


The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


I wish we'd never got divorced. He and I both wish we'd never got divorced, but we did. I wish I could go back and be the bride again, but I can't.
~By Sarah Ferguson ~


She divorced me August 10 of 2000, but she never was able to completely get rid of me. Don't ask me why.
~By Jim Lampley ~


I'd like to give divorce a good name.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? They're worth it.
~By Henny Youngman ~


Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
~By John Keats ~


To such idle talk it might further be added: that whenever a certain exclusive occupation is coupled with specific shortcomings, it is likewise almost certainly divorced from certain other shortcomings.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


People in the business will stay with you through drugs and alcohol and divorces and insanity and everything else, but you have a failure, pal, and they don't want to know nothing about you!
~By Don Johnson ~


I swear, if you existed I'd divorce you.
~By Edward Albee ~


During the first 10 years of my life, while my parents were married, I enjoyed a privileged upbringing. After their divorce, my life was difficult.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Dante can be understood only within the context of Italian thought, and Faust would be unthinkable if divorced from its German background; but both are part of our common cultural heritage.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


Let any pretty girl announce a divorce in Hollywood and the wolves come running. Fresh meat for the beast, and they are always hungry.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


I decided to write about the myths of divorce.
~By Mary Garden ~


Lawyers know how to take isolated complaints in a divorce case and build them into one big one.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


Divorce is a by-product of the fact that maybe the nuclear unit is gone.
~By Bob Geldof ~


Yes, the divorce was difficult. It was difficult.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace.
~By Douglas Feith ~


I find it disturbing that the media keeps referring to my marriage, since I got divorced in 1979. But the media never wants to let me forget.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


I believe I went through a divorce. My relationship with Ellen is no less significant as a marriage than my relationship to Coley.
~By Anne Heche ~


How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them.
~By Lucille Ball ~


I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce, it was incredible.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


I didn't expect to be doing a whole bunch of Amber Browns. And because it was just one book, and the father had moved away, I didn't realize I was going to have to deal more with shared custody, divorce and all those issues.
~By Paula Danziger ~


Very few people can truly divorce themselves from what they feel emotionally and sexually.
~By Boy George ~


There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life.
~By Michael Douglas ~


She would go to Memphis and this was after our divorce. And I would send her to Memphis to be with him.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


At the time that I knew them, they were not living together. They began dating again after their divorce, so I didn't really see fighting.
~By Kato Kaelin ~


And from my place, and from the time that I went through my divorce, I also had my father pass away in the middle of all that. And it kind of made everything else just kind of like the back burner, you know.
~By Vince Gill ~


You know why divorces are so expensive? They're worth it.
~By Willie Nelson ~


My mother always said don't marry for money, divorce for money.
~By Wendy Liebman ~


Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
~By Voltaire ~


I'm going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I'm not gonna get three strikes. I've been living by myself for five years and I'm very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to.
~By Buddy Guy ~


I went through a divorce right as we were starting the show. My divorce became final right after we started shooting the first year, and during that time I was in such a low place.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


A lot of people have asked me how short I am. Since my last divorce, I think I'm about $100,000 short.
~By Mickey Rooney ~


I firmly believe in marriage. It's a real important decision that takes a lot of dedication and time. If you're thinking about divorce. You shouldn't get married.
~By Seth Green ~


I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs.
~By Roger Waters ~


They got married, they got divorced, and half their money goes out the window.
~By Suze Orman ~


The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
~By Washington Irving ~


Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage.
~By Tertullian ~


A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue.
~By Edith Wharton ~


France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
~By Helen Rowland ~


Today, one year after their divorce, Pamela and Tommy Lee announced they're getting back together. You know what that means? There's still hope for Ike and Tina Turner.
~By Jay Leno ~


Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
~By Helen Rowland ~


I hardly said a word to my wife until I said 'yes' to divorce.
~By John Milius ~


Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice.
~By William P. Leahy ~


Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.
~By Oliver Stone ~


Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something's wrong with me.
~By Elayne Boosler ~


I'm a great housekeeper. I get divorced. I keep the house.
~By Zsa Zsa Gabor ~


A man who gets divorced is not forever going to be talked about for it. There are very different standards that we have for women than we have for men.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


The divorce was rough on all of us. I don't blame Hollywood for my family's problems. But having all of it reported in the press made it more of an ordeal.
~By Kieran Culkin ~


Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left.
~By Jean Kerr ~


Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.
~By Gerald F. Lieberman ~


In Palm Springs, they think homelessness is caused by bad divorce lawyers.
~By G. B. Trudeau ~


I have a long track record of really horrible relationships and a divorce behind me; so I'm not the guy to ask. I just got really fortunate with this one.
~By James Denton ~


Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.
~By Jim Morrison ~


My second wife Bonnie Owens and I worked together after we divorced for a period of maybe 20 years. And I managed to stay friends with another wife. And then there's one that I don't mess with. Everybody's got one of those.
~By Merle Haggard ~


I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


90% of the divorces are initiated by women. That is really odd. Why? What's going on? What's the great discontent at the heart of it?
~By Bob Geldof ~


American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.
~By Elinor Glyn ~


My parents divorced when I was born, and my mother is a political science professor, like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron.
~By Eliza Dushku ~


Instead, I think over the years we have cut the strength of marriage and relationships by the law and weakened the institution. We have tried to deal with relationships with no-fault divorce, with child custody, with so many other avenues; and it has not helped.
~By Timothy Murphy ~


One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas.
~By Robert Byrne ~


Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
~By Helen Rowland ~


A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table.
~By Jean Kerr ~


When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
~By Joseph Campbell ~

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