Quotes and Sayings about Divorce



"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."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Experience, Life, Divorce, End, Reality, World)

"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."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Dreams, Divorce, School)

"I swear, if you existed I'd divorce you."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Divorce)

"In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage."
- Robert Anderson
(Related: Marriage, Divorce, Old)

"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."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Men, Women, Canada, Divorce, Evil)

"A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there's less of you."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Divorce)

"In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Divorce, Hollywood, Party, Publicity)

"I hate failure and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Life, Failure, Divorce, Eyes, Hate)

"How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Love, Divorce, Lawyers, Mistakes, Profit)

"Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Women, Control, Divorce, Woman)

"When people divorce, it's always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Time, People, Divorce, Tragedy)

"My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never."
- Jack Benny
(Related: Wife, Argument, Divorce, Murder, Years)

"Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries."
- Ambrose Bierce
"Maybe it's because my mother divorced and my grandmother divorced, so maybe I'm frightened deep down. But then I also feel there is no real need. Why do I need to get married? To reassure me? No I don't need reassurance."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Mother, Deep, Reassurance)

"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."
- Bjork
(Related: Nature, God, Church, America, Depression, Divorce, Europe)

"I had pretty much raised my kids and my first wife and I were divorced, so I began, in earnest, to start my musical career again. Going for the big record deal and all of that."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Wife, Career, First, Kids, Pretty)

"Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass."
- Mary Kay Blakely
(Related: Divorce)

"I was thrown into the Parliament right away. From 1976 to 1978 I was concerned with the abortion issue, later on with that of divorce."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Abortion, Divorce, Parliament, Right)

"I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something's wrong with me."
- Elayne Boosler
(Related: People, Wrong)

"I'm not saying that people should not divorce, but at the rate at which it happens here is sick. The kids, they suffer. I don't care what anyone says."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: People, Care, Divorce, Kids, Saying)

"I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading."
- Vera Brittain
(Related: Marriage, Wife, HusbCourt, Reading, Talk, Talking)

"Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Divorce, Tragedy)

"Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique."
- James MacGregor Burns
(Related: Leadership, Politics, Management, Ethics)

"Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, adultery and desertion, he would probably get one."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Adultery, Christ, Cruelty, Divorce)

"One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas."
- Robert Byrne
(Related: People, Ideas, Reason)

"To get over my divorce, I got a prescription to live at the Playboy Mansion for a while."
- James Caan
(Related: Divorce)

"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."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Love, Marriage, People, Disappointment, End, Identity, Spiritual)

"I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Marriage, Work, Life, Divorce, Holly)

"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."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: God, Belief, Conflict, Divorce, Duty, Public, Religious, Service, Will)

"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."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: God, Belief, Conflict, Divorce, Duty, Public, Religious, Service, Will)

"Technology forced me to divorce a pixie and remarry a pixel."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Technology, Divorce)

"What's going to be hard for me is to try to divorce myself as much as possible from what I wrote. I'll have to approach it simply as raw material and try to craft a film script out of it."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Divorce, Film)

"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Cunning, Justice, May)

"I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Childhood, Divorce)

"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."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Family, Blame, Divorce, Hollywood, Press, Problems)

"In Hollywood, after you get a little success, the next thing you usually get is a divorce."
- Dan Dailey
(Related: Success, Divorce, Hollywood)

"When I was 18 I went to college for two years and didn't work for a year which was essential for me, because my identity had been so influenced by my being an actor and I think I just needed to discover what it was to be myself, divorced from all that responsibility."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Work, Actor, Being, College, Identity, Responsibility, Years)

"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."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: Father, Divorce)

"As soon as she gets her divorce one of us is going to marry her. We don't know which. She is about as beautiful a woman as I ever saw, and very witty and well-informed, but it would cost a good deal to keep her in diamonds."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Divorce, Witty, Woman)

"I don't see any reason for marriage when there is divorce."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Marriage, Divorce, Reason)

"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."
- James Denton
(Related: Divorce, Relationships)

"I think like any marriage, especially when you've had divorced parents like myself; you want to try even harder to make it work."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Work, Marriage, Parents, Want)

"The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Marriage, Possibility, Divorce, Help, Morals, Population)

"I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Father)

"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."
- Heather Donahue
(Related: Technology, Being, Security)

"When I was a kid, people who got divorced were people who had no gumption."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: People)

"There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Family, Life, Crisis, Divorce, Force, Nothing)

"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."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Science, Mother, Mormon, Parents)

"Divorced men are more likely to meet their car payments than their child support obligations."
- Susan Faludi
(Related: Car, Men, Support)

"Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Peace, Divorce)

"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."
- Sarah Ferguson
(Related: Work, Divorce, Job, Right)

"I didn't want a divorce but had to because of circumstance."
- Sarah Ferguson
(Related: Circumstance, Divorce, Want)

"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."
- Sarah Ferguson
"The mere thought of divorce terrified me. To me, divorce symbolized failure."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Thought, Failure, Divorce)

"I'm a great housekeeper. I get divorced. I keep the house."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
"You never really know a man until you have divorced him."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Man)

"He taught me housekeeping; when I divorce I keep the house."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Divorce, Housekeeping)

"Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Love, Man, Silly)

"Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Divorce)

"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Soul, Body, Spiritual)

"Mr. President, How are you going to work with people who seem to have divorced themselves from reality?"
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Work, People, President, Reality)

"I decided to write about the myths of divorce."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Divorce, Myths)

"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."
- Carl Friedrich Gauss
(Related: Occupation, Talk)

"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?"
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Women, Heart, Discontent)

"Divorce is a by-product of the fact that maybe the nuclear unit is gone."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Divorce, Fact)

"Very few people can truly divorce themselves from what they feel emotionally and sexually."
- Boy George
(Related: People, Divorce)

"With The Key, it was, I had gone through a divorce and losing my father, and just kinda really reminiscing about how much I loved the traditional side of country music, so I made a record that was really traditional from start to finish."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Music, Father, Country, Country music, Divorce, Key, Losing)

"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."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Time, Father, Divorce)

"The way they were writing Christine as this older woman who got married, which she shouldn't have. Obviously got divorced right away. Reached the glass ceiling in the police precinct. So there is a part of her that died because she knows she couldn't go any farther."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Police, Right, Woman, Writing)

"American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced."
- Elinor Glyn
(Related: American, Husbands, Wives, World)

"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."
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Mom, College, Daughters, Office, Post, states, Years)

"If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Family, Life, Marriage, Women, Work, Bank account, Cheating, Divorce, Sense)

"You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse, abandon your children. But they remain your co-authors forever."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Children, Divorce, Fire)

"Divorce is a game played by lawyers."
- Cary Grant
(Related: Divorce, Lawyers)

"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."
- Seth Green
(Related: Marriage, Time, Decision, Dedication, Divorce, Thinking)

"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."
- Buddy Guy
(Related: Baseball, Divorce, Guitar, Living, Now, Play, Want, Years)

"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."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Wife, Friends, Years)

"When I got divorced and moved into an apartment, I started keeping the TV on, just for company."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Company)

"I believe I went through a divorce. My relationship with Ellen is no less significant as a marriage than my relationship to Coley."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Marriage, Divorce)

"Please do not ask me to talk about my divorce. Mr. Ziegfeld and I are such very good friends. It is only a little matter quite between ourselves."
- Anna Held
(Related: Divorce, Friends, Talk)

"I just loved being divorced from my own wretchedness."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Being)

"Meanwhile I married and I adopted three kids who were all from one family and then later I was divorced."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Family, Kids)

"When I was 4 my mother got divorced and we were very close to each other. I always wanted to be with her. She took me everywhere. When she went for dinner with friends or when they had meetings at the tennis club, I was always there."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Mother, Friends, Meetings, Tennis)

"The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman's aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects."
- Arlie Hochschild
(Related: Power, Women, Work, Home, Aspirations, Divorce, Treatment, Wage, Woman)

"Parents don't understand kids and kids don't understand parents. My parents were divorced when I was really young and I went to live with my dad."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Dad, Kids, Parents)

"But then, you know, I'm very happy, I've got to this stage in my life and I'm not dead. I haven't got married and divorced and done all that palimony business, you know all that mess."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Life, Business)

"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."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Affliction, Duty, Open, Solitude, Sorrow)

"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."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Marriage, Forget, Media)

"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."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Men, Women, Man)

"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."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Life, Divorce, First, Parents, Years)

"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!"
- Don Johnson
(Related: Business, People, Failure, Alcohol, Drugs, Insanity, Nothing, Want, Will)

"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."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Dating, Time, Divorce, Fighting, Living)

"Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever."
- John Keats
(Related: Death, Land, Sea, Weakness)

"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."
- Jean Kerr
(Related: Divorce, Job)

"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."
- Jean Kerr
(Related: Being, Right)

"I mean, we had on our show, we had marriages, divorces and other stuff going on. And that was just me."
- Harvey Korman
"Lawyers know how to take isolated complaints in a divorce case and build them into one big one."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Complaints, Divorce, Lawyers)

"The ceremony took six minutes. The marriage lasted about the same amount of time though we didn't get a divorce for almost a year."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Marriage, Time, Ceremony, Divorce)

"Let any pretty girl announce a divorce in Hollywood and the wolves come running. Fresh meat for the beast, and they are always hungry."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Divorce, Hollywood, Pretty, Running)

"She divorced me August 10 of 2000, but she never was able to completely get rid of me. Don't ask me why."
- Jim Lampley
"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."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: People, Control, Abortion, Birth control, Civil rights, Divorce, Justice)

"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."
- Jay Leno
(Related: Hope, Divorce, Today)

"Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers."
- Gerald F. Lieberman
(Related: Divorce, Independence)

"My mother always said don't marry for money, divorce for money."
- Wendy Liebman
(Related: Money, Mother, Divorce)

"You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Mother, Divorce, Sleep)

"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."
- Anna Magnani
(Related: Women, Work, Now)

"There are four stages in a marriage. First there's the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Marriage, Children, Divorce, First, Woman)

"There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument."
- Aimee Mann
(Related: Music, Computer)

"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."
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Dad, Man, Parents)

"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."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Divorce, Hell)

"I hardly said a word to my wife until I said 'yes' to divorce."
- John Milius
(Related: Wife, Divorce, Word)

"Men and women were declared equal one morning and everybody could divorce each other by postcard."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Men, Women, Divorce)

"A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book."
- Marvin Mitchelson
(Related: Divorce, Law)

"I think golf is a waste of time and a waste of a sunny afternoon. I also stink at it. I have never found anything, including divorce and a sexual harassment suit, more frustrating."
- Jay Mohr
(Related: Time, Divorce, Golf, Waste)

"Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: People, Divorce, Names, Want)

"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."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Marriage, Strength, Divorce, Law, Relationships, Years)

"You know why divorces are so expensive? They're worth it."
- Willie Nelson
(Related: Worth)

"They got married, they got divorced, and half their money goes out the window."
- Suze Orman
(Related: Money)

"Children must be considered in a divorce considered valuable pawns in the nasty legal and financial contest that is about to ensue."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Legal, Financial, Children, Divorce)

"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."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Marriage, Sympathy, Benefits, Divorce, Friends, May)

"I'm not convinced about marriage. Divorce is so easy, and that fact that gay people are not allowed to marry takes much of the meaning out of it. Committing yourself to one person is sacred."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Marriage, People, Divorce, Fact, Gay, Meaning)

"I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce, it was incredible."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Life, Divorce, Man)

"She would go to Memphis and this was after our divorce. And I would send her to Memphis to be with him."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Divorce)

"Yes, the divorce was difficult. It was difficult."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Divorce)

"Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced from the object of reference and wedded to the word."
- Willard Van Orman Quine
(Related: Meaning, Word)

"Sometimes divorce is better than marriage."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: Marriage, Divorce)

"When my dad divorced my mom it was kind of like him leaving me also."
- Nicole Richie
(Related: Dad, Mom)

"I'd like to give divorce a good name."
- Geraldo Rivera
(Related: Divorce, Name)

"A lot of people have asked me how short I am. Since my last divorce, I think I'm about $100,000 short."
- Mickey Rooney
(Related: People, Divorce)

"Years ago I wanted to buy an apartment in New York City. I was a single female - I had gone through my divorce - I had three children, I was in show business and black. It was, like, impossible."
- Diana Ross
(Related: Business, Children, Divorce, Years)

"When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: People, Divorce)

"Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Love, Marriage, Conquest, Divorce)

"Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Love, Money, Chance, Divorce, Matrimony)

"France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America.""
- Helen Rowland
(Related: America, France, May, World)

"I don't know, one out of every two marriages ends up in divorce so there's a lot of great people out there who people aren't happy with."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: People, Divorce)

"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."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Friends, Kids, Today, Want)

"I got a divorce eleven years later on the grounds of cruelty, which is still not easy in England."
- Dinah Sheridan
(Related: Cruelty, Divorce, England, Years)

"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."
- Allan Sherman
(Related: Marriage, Adultery, Divorce, Fact)

"I look back to when I got divorced in the late 1970s. When that happened, I was so broken up. After that, I decided to seek God for my life and my next marriage."
- Ricky Skaggs
(Related: Life, Marriage, God)

"Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Facts, Theories, Visions)

"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."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Thought, Divorce, Murder, Thinking, Will)

"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."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Thought)

"The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: Life, Day, Divorce)

"I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: Thought, Divorce)

"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."
- Lee Tergesen
(Related: Time, Divorce, First, Right)

"Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage."
- Tertullian
(Related: Marriage, Divorce, Religious, Vow)

"The conscious process is reflected in the imagination; the unconscious process is expressed as karma, the generation of actions divorced from thinking and alienated from feeling."
- William Irwin Thompson
(Related: Imagination, Actions, Feeling, Karma, Thinking, Unconscious)

"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."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Home, Mother, Father, Children, Measure)

"How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice."
- Lee Trevino
"My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years."
- Lee Trevino
(Related: Home, Divorce, Years)

"What a holler would ensue if people had to pay the minister as much to marry them as they have to pay a lawyer to get them a divorce."
- Claire Trevor
(Related: People, Divorce)

"In Palm Springs, they think homelessness is caused by bad divorce lawyers."
- G. B. Trudeau
(Related: Divorce, Lawyers)

"In the end, my pursuit of the elusive New York State driver's license became about much more than a divorced woman's learning to drive for the first time."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Time, End, First, Learning, Pursuit, State, Woman)

"Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient."
- Voltaire
(Related: Marriage, Divorce)

"Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce."
- Voltaire
(Related: Friendship, Marriage, Soul, Divorce)

"Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted."
- Richard Wagner
(Related: Money, Divorce)

"I've been married three times and divorced three times."
- Rick Wakeman
"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."
- Lemuel K. Washburn
(Related: Women, Wife, HusbDivorce, Grave)

"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."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Love, Ability, Books, Divorce, Songs, Wonder, Words)

"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."
- Naomi Watts
(Related: Life, Mother, Mothers, Now, Play, Teenagers)

"A lot of those songs are actually about Sarah, who I was recently divorced from about five or six months ago. I'd been seeing her off and on since I was about nineteen, so a lot of those songs are about her."
- Gene Ween
(Related: Months, Songs)

"People try much less hard to make a marriage work than they used to fifty years ago. Divorce is easier."
- Mary Wesley
(Related: Marriage, Work, People, Divorce, Years)

"A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue."
- Edith Wharton
(Related: Virtue, Divorce)

"Ah, yes, divorce... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet."
- Robin Williams
(Related: Divorce, Man, Meaning, Word)

"Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? They're worth it."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Worth)