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Divorce. A resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries. Ambrose Bierce
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new! The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.
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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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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
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Two lives that once part are as ships that divide. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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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
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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
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You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother. Clare Boothe Luce
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If you think you have trouble supporting a wife, try not supporting her.
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France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are made in America. Helen Rowland
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Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.
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Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest. Helen Rowland
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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
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Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient. Voltaire
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A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue. Edith Wharton
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It is he who has broken the bond of marriage -- not I. I only break its bondage. Oscar Wilde
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It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery. Jesus Christ
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