Quotes about Divorce

  1. I was married awfully young and I felt trapped. My wife had been divorced and all the time we were married we were out of the Church. It wasn't until we were divorced that we became good Catholics again. - Don Adams, Comedian
    13-Apr-1926 - 25-Sep-2005
  2. 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, Actor
  3. 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, Musician

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  4. I swear, if you existed I'd divorce you. - Edward Albee, Dramatist
  5. 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, Soldier
  6. 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, Activist
    15-Feb-1820 - 13-Mar-1906
  7. A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there's less of you. - Margaret Atwood, Novelist
  8. In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity. - Lauren Bacall, Actress
  9. 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, Comedian
    06-Aug-1911 - 26-Apr-1989
  10. How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them. - Lucille Ball, Comedian
    06-Aug-1911 - 26-Apr-1989
  11. 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, Journalist
  12. When people divorce, it's always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse. - Monica Bellucci, Actress
  13. 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, Comedian
    14-Feb-1894 - 26-Dec-1974
  14. Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries. - Ambrose Bierce, Journalist
  15. 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, Actress
  16. 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, Musician
  17. 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, Musician
  18. Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass. - Mary Kay Blakely
  19. 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, Politician
  20. I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something's wrong with me. - Elayne Boosler, Comedian
  21. 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, Actor
  22. 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 w - Vera Brittain, Writer
    29-Dec-1893 - 29-Mar-1970
  23. Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash. - Rita Mae Brown, Writer
  24. Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique. - James MacGregor Burns, Author
  25. 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, Poet
    04-Dec-1835 - 18-Jun-1902
  26. One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas. - Robert Byrne, Celebrity
  27. To get over my divorce, I got a prescription to live at the Playboy Mansion for a while. - James Caan, Actor
  28. 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, Author
    26-Mar-1904 - 31-Oct-1987
  29. 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, Comedian
  30. 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, President
  31. 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, President
  32. Technology forced me to divorce a pixie and remarry a pixel. - Brian Celio, Novelist
  33. 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, Author
  34. Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom. - Marcus Tullius Cicero, Statesman
  35. I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me. - Kurt Cobain, Musician
    20-Feb-1967 - 05-Apr-1994
  36. 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, Actor
  37. In Hollywood, after you get a little success, the next thing you usually get is a divorce. - Dan Dailey, Actor
    14-Dec-1913 - 16-Oct-1978
  38. 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 res - Claire Danes, Actress
  39. 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, Author
    18-Aug-1944 - 08-Jul-2004
  40. 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, 0
  41. I don't see any reason for marriage when there is divorce. - Catherine Deneuve, Actress
  42. 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, Actor
  43. 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, Royalty
    01-Jul-1961 - 31-Aug-1997
  44. 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, Editor
    05-Oct-1713 - 31-Jul-1784
  45. I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18. - Placido Domingo, Musician
  46. 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, Actress
  47. When I was a kid, people who got divorced were people who had no gumption. - Phil Donahue, Entertainer
  48. There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life. - Michael Douglas, Actor
  49. 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, Actress
  50. Divorced men are more likely to meet their car payments than their child support obligations. - Susan Faludi, Writer
  51. Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace. - Douglas Feith, Public Servant
  52. 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
  53. I didn't want a divorce but had to because of circumstance. - Sarah Ferguson
  54. 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