Divorce Quotes

The aura of the theocratic death penalty for adultery still clings to America, even outside New England, and multiple divorce, which looks to the European like serial polygamy, is the moral solution to the problem of the itch.

Anthony Burgess

Family life is full of major and minor crises -- the ups and downs of health, success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce -- and all kinds of characters. It is tied to places and events and histories. With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality. It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul.

Thomas Moore

If there was discontent before and the holidays are another opportunity to face one another across the table and be disappointed again, that will only reinforce the idea about divorce.

Sharyn Sooho

Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.

Gerald F. Lieberman

A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book.

Marvin Mitchelson

A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there's less of you

Margaret Atwood

Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.

Henry Miller

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

Love the quest; marriage the conquest; divorce the inquest

Helen Rowland

I guess the only way to stop divorce is to stop marriage.

Will Rogers

Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash.

Rita Mae Brown

Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary by-pass. After such a monumental assault on the heart, it takes years to amend all the habits and attitudes that led up to it.

Mary Kay Blakely

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

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

Lauren Bacall

If I told my wife I was going to become a manager she'd say 'sign this then. Don't worry it's only a divorce.

David Ginola

Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.

French Proverb

Marriage is the chief cause of divorce.

GROUCHO MARX

Sometimes divorce is better than marriage.

Sumner Redstone

Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.

Helen Rowland

Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.

Helen Rowland

Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.

Ambrose Bierce

The first divorce in the world may have been a tragedy, but the hundred-millionth is not necessarily one.

Anatole Broyard

The difference between a divorce and a legal separation is that a legal separation gives a husband time to hide his money

Johnny Carson

A divorce is like an amputation; you survive, but theres less of you.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

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