Divorce Quotes

By | May 5, 2010

Quotations about Divorce

Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient. ~ Voltaire

The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

I’ve given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can’t divorce a book. ~ Gloria Swanson

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

A new study found that women gain more weight after marriage, but men gain more weight after a divorce. Yeah, the divorce usually takes place after men point out that women gained more weight after marriage. ~ Jimmy Fallon

My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That’s what happens when you haven’t been home in eighteen years. ~ Lee Trevino

For a couple with young children, divorce seldom comes as a “solution” to stress, only as a way to end one form of pain and accept another. ~ Fred Rogers

You can never be happily married to another until you get a divorce from yourself. A successful marriage demands a certain death to self. ~ Jerry W. McCant

Divorce is a failed challenge, which leads to a broken life. It is a socially transmittable disease that can transfer from one generation to another, and it is spreading fast. ~ Sia F. Dean

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

Getting divorced just because you don’t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor

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

Divorce is an embarrassing public admission of defeat. ~ Tracy Letts

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

There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship–only backward. You try to start again but get into blaming over and over. Finally you are both worn out, exhausted, hopeless. Then lawyers are called in to pick clean the corpses. The death has occurred much earlier. ~ Erica Jong

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

Divorce is human tragedy

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