Divorce Quotations, Quotes, Quotation Collection

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations . . . can never effect a reform.
 

Susan Brownell Anthony

A divorce is like an amputation; you survive, but there's less of you.
 

Margaret Atwood

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

Lauren Bacall

I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something's wrong with me.
 

Elayne Boosler

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

John “Johnny” Carson

Better a tooth out than always aching.
 

Thomas Fuller

Many divorces are not really the result of irreparable injury but involve, instead, a desire on the part of the man or woman to shatter the setup, start out from scratch alone, and make life work for them all over again. They want the risk of disaster, want to touch bottom, see where bottom is, and, coming up, to breathe the air with relief and relish again.

Edward Hoagland

A Roman divorced from his wife, being highly blamed by his friends, who demanded, "Was she not chaste? Was she not fair? Was she not fruitful?" holding out his shoe, asked them whether it was not new and well made. "Yet," added he, "none of you can tell where it pinches me.

Plutarch

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

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

Voltaire