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Quotes about Divorced

Let these Divorced quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

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

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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

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

If you have been divorced, you know it hurts -
especially if your marriage had lasted many years.
Whatever the circumstances of your relationship,
and whatever the nature of its ending,
there is always grief and regret -
perhaps regret over the ending,
or perhaps regret over not ending the relationship sooner -
or perhaps both.
Nonetheless, move past the grief and regret.
No matter how painful, divorce, like all endings,
opens the door to new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Children that are raised in a home with a married mother
and father consistently do better in every measure
of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent,
single-parent, cohabiting homes.
- Todd Tiahrt

I just loved being divorced from my own wretchedness.
- Beth Henley

In the end, my pursuit of the elusive New York State
driver's license became about much more than a divorced
woman's learning to drive for the first time.
- Suzanne Vega


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I find it disturbing that the media keeps referring to my marriage,
since I got divorced in 1979.
But the media never wants to let me forget.
- Bianca Jagger

American husbands are the best in the world;
no other husbands are so generous to their wives,
or can be so easily divorced.
- Elinor Glyn

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

Parents don't understand kids and kids don't understand parents.
My parents were divorced when I was really young and
I went to live with my dad.
- Mark Hoppus

Divorced men are more likely to meet their car payments
than their child support obligations.
- Susan Faludi

Knowledge which is divorced from justice,
may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

When my dad divorced my mom it was kind of like him leaving me also.
- Nicole Richie

Mr. President, How are you going to work with people
who seem to have divorced themselves from reality?
- Jeff Gannon

They got married, they got divorced,
and half their money goes out the window.
- Suze Orman

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

When I got divorced and moved into an apartment,
I started keeping the TV on, just for company.
- Mark Harmon

Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management
and politics to mere technique.
- James MacGregor Burns

I look back to when I got divorced in the late 1970s.
When that happened, I was so broken up.
After that, I decided to seek God for my life and my next marriage.
- Ricky Skaggs

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

You never really know a man until you have divorced him.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

A man who gets divorced is not forever going to be talked about for it.
There are very different standards that we have for
women than we have for men.
- Bianca Jagger

I've been married three times and divorced three times.
- Rick Wakeman

I'm a great housekeeper.
I get divorced.
I keep the house.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas.
- Robert Byrne

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

Kids today don't want to get married.
Too many of their friends have been married and divorced already.
They just don't believe in it.
- Wally Schirra

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

Meanwhile I married and I adopted three kids who were
all from one family and then later I was divorced.
- Betty Hill

I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18.
- Placido Domingo

Facts do not speak for themselves.
They speak for or against competing theories.
Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities.
- Thomas Sowell

When I was a kid, people who got divorced were people who had no gumption.
- Phil Donahue

How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning,
had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
- Lee Trevino

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

She divorced me August 10 of 2000, but she never was
able to completely get rid of me.
Don't ask me why.
- Jim Lampley

Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced
from the object of reference and wedded to the word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical.
Physical relationship divorced from spiritual
is body without soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which
we refuse to be divorced.
Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget:
but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open -
this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
- Washington Irving

To such idle talk it might further be added:
that whenever a certain exclusive occupation is coupled
with specific shortcomings,
it is likewise almost certainly divorced from certain other shortcomings.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

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

The way they were writing Christine as this older woman who got married,
which she shouldn't have.
Obviously got divorced right away.
Reached the glass ceiling in the police precinct.
So there is a part of her that died because she knows
she couldn't go any farther.
- Sharon Gless

The conscious process is reflected in the imagination;
the unconscious process is expressed as karma,
the generation of actions divorced from thinking and alienated from feeling.
- William Irwin Thompson

When you're the youngest and the only boy,
you get spoilt but you get told you're spoilt so you
don't get to enjoy it very much.
I was the only man in the house because my parents
divorced and my dad moved away when I was 13.
- Eddie Marsan

A lot of those songs are actually about Sarah,
who I was recently divorced from about five or six months ago.
I'd been seeing her off and on since I was about nineteen,
so a lot of those songs are about her.
- Gene Ween

Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters,
two in college.
The other one is 16, lives with her mom.
I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years,
seven facilities in three states.
- Arthur Godfrey

When I was 4 my mother got divorced and we were very close to each other.
I always wanted to be with her.
She took me everywhere.
When she went for dinner with friends or when they
had meetings at the tennis club,
I was always there.
- Martina Hingis

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

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 responsibility.
- Claire Danes

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 while she was reading.
- Vera Brittain

But then, you know, I'm very happy, I've got to this
stage in my life and I'm not dead.
I haven't got married and divorced and done all that palimony business,
you know all that mess.
- Michael Hutchence

My second wife Bonnie Owens and I worked together after
we divorced for a period of maybe 20 years.
And I managed to stay friends with another wife.
And then there's one that I don't mess with.
Everybody's got one of those.
- Merle Haggard

Dante can be understood only within the context of Italian thought,
and Faust would be unthinkable if divorced from its German background;
but both are part of our common cultural heritage.
- Gustav Stresemann

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Do real life people actually fall in love
with the idea of being in love?
Unfortunately, it is actually quite common.
Someone wants desperately to have
the husband or wife of their dreams.
They visualize the vine-covered cottage
with the white picket fence.
They choose the colors for the nursery.
They design all the aspects of their married life.
A real person stands no chance of measuring up to those fantasies.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Staying married may have long-term benefits.
You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over
a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
- P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue.
- Edith Wharton

You know, that's the only good thing about divorce;
you get to sleep with your mother.
- Clare Boothe Luce

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

In Palm Springs, they think homelessness is caused by bad divorce lawyers.
- G. B. Trudeau

I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce,
it was incredible.
- Priscilla Presley

My mother always said don't marry for money,
divorce for money.
- Wendy Liebman

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

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

Technology forced me to divorce a pixie and remarry a pixel.
- Brian Celio

Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
- Ambrose Bierce

I believe I went through a divorce.
My relationship with Ellen is no less significant as
a marriage than my relationship to Coley.
- Anne Heche

The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer,
I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life.
- Gloria Swanson


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