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    divorce Quotes

    Once upon a time, when I was young, people saw a wedding as an event that determined the rest of their life. For a rising number of people today, it is quite normal to "try and err", marry, divorce, marry again.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: time  people  young  divorce  marry 
    Conrad Hilton was very generous in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5,000 Gideon Bibles.
    — Zsa Zsa Gabor
    tags: bible  divorce 
    My husband taught me housekeeping; when I divorce I keep the house.
    — Zsa Zsa Gabor
    tags: divorce 
    If I was born into a household with anxiety about money, I wouldn't have had as much freedom to be in my own world. So it's impossible for me to divorce the privilege of my childhood from the other things.
    — Zoe Kazan
    The greatest romance in the life of a lyricist is when the right word meets the right note; often, however, a Park Avenue phrase elopes with a Bleecker Street chord, resulting in a shotgun wedding and a quickie divorce.
    — Yip Harburg
    tags: right  romance  divorce 
    All my wives were great housekeepers. After every divorce, they kept the house.
    — Willie Pep
    tags: divorce  wife 
    You know why divorces are so expensive? They're worth it.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: divorce  worth 
    Divorce is probably as painful as death.
    — William Shatner
    tags: death  divorce 
    Divorce is simply modern society's version of medieval torture. Except it lasts longer and leaves deeper scars. A divorce releases the most primitive emotions; the ugliest, raw feelings. Emotionally wounded people do their best to inflict pain upon the other party, but rather than using claws they use divorce lawyers.
    — William Shatner
    tags: people  pain  divorce 
    One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice.
    — William P. Leahy
    Young men, terminate, I beseech you, in your own experience, the sad divorce which has too often existed between intellect and piety. Take your stand, unswerving, heroic, by the altar of truth; and from that altar let neither sophistry nor ridicule expel you. Let your faith rest with a child's trust, with a martyr's grip, upon the truth as it is in Jesus.
    — William Morley Punshon
    tags: truth  men  trust  young  experience  sad  jesus  faith  divorce 
    Divorce is the sign of knowledge in our time.
    — William Carlos Williams
    tags: time  divorce 
    Marriage is the hardest thing you will ever do. The secret is removing divorce as an option. Anybody who gives themselves that option will get a divorce.
    — Will Smith
    tags: secret  marriage  divorce 
    The laws that Charondas gave to Catana,... A man might divorce his wife, or a wife her husband, said Charondas, but then he or she must not marry anyone younger than the divorced mate.
    — Will Durant
    tags: men  law  divorce  wife  marry 
    I'm for gay marriage. I've been married for 14 years. Marriage is not for everybody, it's not easy and divorce is there for a reason. If a gay person wants to get married, get married.
    — Wendy Williams
    tags: people  gay  marriage  divorce  year 
    My mother always said don't marry for money, divorce for money.
    — Wendy Liebman
    tags: money  mother  divorce  marry 
    I wonder if ever again Americans can have that experience of returning to a home place so intimately known, profoundly felt, deeply loved, and absolutely submitted to? It is not quite true that you can't go home again. I have done it, coming back here. But it gets less likely. We have had too many divorces, we have consumed too much transportation, we have lived too shallowly in too many places.
    — Wallace Stegner
    I've never met a couple yet who, when they were walking down the aisle, said, 'What we want is three years of happiness, two years of [torment], a messy divorce and 15 years of fighting over custody of the kids.'
    — Wade Horn
    Society has quite forsaken all her wicked courses,Which empties our police courts, and abolishes divorces.
    — W. S. Gilbert
    tags: society  divorce 
    Words have their genealogy, their history, their economy, their literature, their art and music, as too they have their weddings and divorces, their successes and defeats, their fevers, their undiagnosable ailments, their sudden deaths. They also have their moral and social distinctions.
    — Virgilia Peterson
    However often marriage is dissolved, it remains indissoluble. Real divorce, the divorce of the heart and nerve and fiber, does not exist, since there is no divorce from memory.
    — Virgilia Peterson
    tags: heart  memory  real  marriage  divorce 
    And from my place, and from the time that I went through my divorce, I also had my father pass away in the middle of all that. And it kind of made everything else just kind of like the back burner, you know.
    — Vince Gill
    tags: time  father  divorce 
    With The Key, it was, I had gone through a divorce and losing my father, and just kinda really reminiscing about how much I loved the traditional side of country music, so I made a record that was really traditional from start to finish.
    — Vince Gill
    tags: key  gone  music  father  divorce 
    You can't really divorce yourself and your life from the world you live in.
    — Viggo Mortensen
    tags: live  world  divorce 
    Most of us have grown up, you know, I think there are very few people who have grown up in a home that was, like, super normal. You know, we all have dispositions because maybe you didn't have a mom or you didn't have a dad, maybe your mom died early or maybe mom and dad argued or they got a divorce or who knows? You have issues that maybe you've started younger or maybe you have your own issues because you have them.
    — Venus Williams
    tags: people  divorce 
    Divorce isn't the child's fault. Don't say anything unkind about your ex to the child, because you're really just hurting the child.
    — Valerie Bertinelli
    tags: children  child  divorce 
    I think a lot of people think because I was getting the divorce, that was really the catalyst for gaining so much weight.
    — Valerie Bertinelli
    tags: people  divorce 
    There's nothing good about divorce.
    — Val Kilmer
    tags: divorce 
    It's a really weird thing, modern divorce. I found out I was getting divorced on television. That was kind of weird.
    — Val Kilmer
    tags: divorce 
    Divorce is so common and accepted in America that beating myself up over it may sound ridiculous. But I was raised to believe that divorce wasn't an option; to me, divorce equaled failure. I wasn't able to change that equation until I found myself in the right relationship.
    — Trisha Yearwood
    The biggest cause of divorce is marriage.
    — Travis Tritt
    tags: marriage  divorce 
    Divorce is an embarrassing public admission of defeat.
    — Tracy Letts
    tags: divorce 
    Change your story, change your life. Divorce the story of limitation, and marry the story of the truth and everything changes.
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: truth  stories  divorce  marry 
    Initiating and going through a divorce with four kids can be a brutal experience, but also a tempering one. It gave me perspective and insight to be able to find the love of my life.
    — Tony Robbins
    Studies find top 3 most stressful moments in people's lives: death, divorce, and properly pronouncing "Worcestershire sauce."
    — Tony Hsieh
    tags: death  moment  divorce 
    The results of the divorce between truth and human beings can be most graphically observed in politics.
    — Tom Stoppard
    tags: truth  human  politics  divorce 
    In the divorce my ex got everything. Even kept her composure
    — Tom Franklin
    tags: divorce 
    The WWII generation shares so many common values: duty, honor, country, personal responsibility and the marriage vow " For better or for worse-it was the last generation in which, broadly speaking, marriage was a commitment and divorce was not an option
    — Tom Brokaw
    Can you see the deaths, divorces, job losses or changes, disappointments, surprises, and successes on people's faces? Have they been happy, sad, disillusioned, or gratified? I have been trying the single, vertically shot portrait with my 8 x 10 since 1985 and never felt I succeeded in finding what I was looking for.
    — Tina Barney
    Instead, I think over the years we have cut the strength of marriage and relationships by the law and weakened the institution. We have tried to deal with relationships with no-fault divorce, with child custody, with so many other avenues; and it has not helped.
    — Timothy Murphy
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