Divorce Quotes and Sayings
When I divorced I went through the various stages of grieving: anger, denial, and dancing around with my settlement check.
– Maura Kennedy
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
Marriages don’t last. When I meet a guy, the first question I ask myself is: is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
– Rita Rudner
I bequeath all my property to my wife on the condition that she remarry immediately. Then there will be at least one man to regret my death.
– Heinrich Heine
I make mistakes, I’ll be the second to admit it.
– Jean Kerr
I’m not upset about my divorce. I’m only upset I’m not a widow.
– Roseanne Barr
A bachelor is a selfish, undeserving guy who has cheated some woman out of a divorce.
– Don Quinn
I got divorced recently. It was a mixed marriage. I’m human, he’s Klingon.
– Carol Leifer
Instead of getting married again, I’m going to find a woman I don’t like and just give her a house.
– Lewis Grizzard
If marriage means you fell in love, does divorce mean you climbed out?
Divorce isn’t just the person, it’s everything that goes with it – your kids, the adjustment, everything.
– Peter Andre
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
I thought the divorce statistics would never apply to me. I was beyond heartbroken when they did. But I got up and got on with it. I also kept my belief in marriage.
– Jennifer Garner
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
My parents’ divorce left me with a lot of sadness and pain and acting, and especially humour, was my way of dealing with all that.
– Jennifer Aniston
Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks a foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change.
– Debbie Ford
People don’t understand the devastation the murder of a child does to someone. Eighty percent of parents of murdered children wind up in divorce. The only thing you have in common is that horrible sadness. You can’t see the joy of your previous life.
– John Walsh
Divorce is one of the key predictors of poverty for a child growing up in a home that’s broken.
– Mike Huckabee
Paying alimony is like feeding hay to a dead horse.
– Groucho Marx
But in the real world, you couldn’t really just split a family down the middle, mom on one side, dad the other, with the child equally divided between. It was like when you ripped a piece of paper into two: no matter how you tried, the seams never fit exactly right again. It was what you couldn’t see, those tiniest of pieces, that were lost in the severing, and their absence kept everything from being complete.
– Sarah Dessen
The remedy for most marital stress is not in divorce. It is in repentance and forgiveness, in sincere expressions of charity and service. It is not in separation. It is in simple integrity that leads a man and a woman to square up their shoulders and meet their obligations. It is found in the Golden Rule, a time-honored principle that should first and foremost find expression in marriage.
– Gordon B. Hinckley
Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.
– Shannon L. Alder
Divorced men are more likely to meet their car payments than their child support obligations.
– Susan Faludi
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
“I love you as the mother of my child”: the kiss of death. Mother of His Child: demotion. I am beginning to see this truism: Mothers are not always wives. I have been stripped of a piece of self.
– Suzanne Finnamore