The Best Quotes About Divorce

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Must be a famous or well-known quote. Vote for the divorce sayings that strongly resonate with you, and downvote any you didn't like.

A list of the best divorce quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous divorce quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic divorce quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational divorce quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about divorce?" and "What are inspirational divorce quotes?"

This list includes notable divorce quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest divorce quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite divorce sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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  • 1

    If you think you have trouble supporting a wife, try not supporting her.

    5 votes
  • 2

    Two lives that once part are as ships that divide.

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
    7 votes
  • 3

    Divorce. A resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.

    Ambrose Bierce
    6 votes
  • 4

    The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.

    7 votes
  • 5

    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
    5 votes
  • 6

    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
    4 votes