Quotations on Divorce

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Sure, I suffered a lot. But it's not like the end of the world and it's not who I am. I lead quite a pleasant life and I'm able to divorce a perceived reality from my actual experience of life.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Divorce, End, Reality, World)

My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.
- Christina Aguilera
(Keywords: Dreams, Divorce, School)

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
(Keywords: Marriage, Divorce, Old)

I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: Men, Women, Canada, Divorce, Evil)

I hate failure and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally.
- Lucille Ball
(Keywords: Life, Failure, Divorce, Eyes, Hate)

How I Love Lucy was born? We decided that instead of divorce lawyers profiting from our mistakes, we'd profit from them.
- Lucille Ball
(Keywords: Love, Divorce, Lawyers, Mistakes, Profit)

Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Women, Control, Divorce, Woman)

When people divorce, it's always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse.
- Monica Bellucci
(Keywords: Time, People, Divorce, Tragedy)

My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.
- Jack Benny
(Keywords: Wife, Argument, Divorce, Murder, Years)

Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
- Bjork
(Keywords: Nature, God, Church, America, Depression, Divorce, Europe)

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
(Keywords: Abortion, Divorce, Parliament, Right)

I'm not saying that people should not divorce, but at the rate at which it happens here is sick. The kids, they suffer. I don't care what anyone says.
- Eric Braeden
(Keywords: People, Care, Divorce, Kids, Saying)

I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
- Jim Carrey
(Keywords: Marriage, Work, Life, Divorce, Holly)

You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: God, Belief, Conflict, Divorce, Duty, Public, Religious, Service, Will)

You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: God, Belief, Conflict, Divorce, Duty, Public, Religious, Service, Will)

The divorce was rough on all of us. I don't blame Hollywood for my family's problems. But having all of it reported in the press made it more of an ordeal.
- Kieran Culkin
(Keywords: Family, Blame, Divorce, Hollywood, Press, Problems)

In Hollywood, after you get a little success, the next thing you usually get is a divorce.
- Dan Dailey
(Keywords: Success, Divorce, Hollywood)

I don't see any reason for marriage when there is divorce.
- Catherine Deneuve
(Keywords: Marriage, Divorce, Reason)

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
(Keywords: Marriage, Possibility, Divorce, Help, Morals, Population)

There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life.
- Michael Douglas
(Keywords: Family, Life, Crisis, Divorce, Force, Nothing)

I wanted to work; it's not right for a princess of the royal house to be commercial, so Andrew and I decided to make the divorce official so I could go off and get a job.
- Sarah Ferguson
(Keywords: Work, Divorce, Job, Right)

I didn't want a divorce but had to because of circumstance.
- Sarah Ferguson
(Keywords: Circumstance, Divorce, Want)

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
(Keywords: Music, Father, Country, Country music, Divorce, Key, Losing)

If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account.
- Al Goldstein
(Keywords: Family, Life, Marriage, Women, Work, Bank account, Cheating, Divorce, Sense)

You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse, abandon your children. But they remain your co-authors forever.
- Ellen Goodman
(Keywords: Children, Divorce, Fire)

I firmly believe in marriage. It's a real important decision that takes a lot of dedication and time. If you're thinking about divorce. You shouldn't get married.
- Seth Green
(Keywords: Marriage, Time, Decision, Dedication, Divorce, Thinking)

I'm going through a divorce now. This is the second one, and like baseball, I'm not gonna get three strikes. I've been living by myself for five years and I'm very comfortable. I can play my guitar when I want to.
- Buddy Guy
(Keywords: Baseball, Divorce, Guitar, Living, Now, Play, Want, Years)

The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman's aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects.
- Arlie Hochschild
(Keywords: Power, Women, Work, Home, Aspirations, Divorce, Treatment, Wage, Woman)

During the first 10 years of my life, while my parents were married, I enjoyed a privileged upbringing. After their divorce, my life was difficult.
- Bianca Jagger
(Keywords: Life, Divorce, First, Parents, Years)

At the time that I knew them, they were not living together. They began dating again after their divorce, so I didn't really see fighting.
- Kato Kaelin
(Keywords: Dating, Time, Divorce, Fighting, Living)

Lawyers know how to take isolated complaints in a divorce case and build them into one big one.
- Hedy Lamarr
(Keywords: Complaints, Divorce, Lawyers)

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
(Keywords: People, Control, Abortion, Birth control, Civil rights, Divorce, Justice)

Today, one year after their divorce, Pamela and Tommy Lee announced they're getting back together. You know what that means? There's still hope for Ike and Tina Turner.
- Jay Leno
(Keywords: Hope, Divorce, Today)

You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother.
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Keywords: Mother, Divorce, Sleep)

There are four stages in a marriage. First there's the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
- Norman Mailer
(Keywords: Marriage, Children, Divorce, First, Woman)

I hardly said a word to my wife until I said 'yes' to divorce.
- John Milius
(Keywords: Wife, Divorce, Word)

I think golf is a waste of time and a waste of a sunny afternoon. I also stink at it. I have never found anything, including divorce and a sexual harassment suit, more frustrating.
- Jay Mohr
(Keywords: Time, Divorce, Golf, Waste)

Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.
- Jim Morrison
(Keywords: People, Divorce, Names, Want)

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
(Keywords: Marriage, Strength, Divorce, Law, Relationships, Years)

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
(Keywords: Marriage, Sympathy, Benefits, Divorce, Friends, May)

I'm not convinced about marriage. Divorce is so easy, and that fact that gay people are not allowed to marry takes much of the meaning out of it. Committing yourself to one person is sacred.
- Natalie Portman
(Keywords: Marriage, People, Divorce, Fact, Gay, Meaning)

I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce, it was incredible.
- Priscilla Presley
(Keywords: Life, Divorce, Man)

Years ago I wanted to buy an apartment in New York City. I was a single female - I had gone through my divorce - I had three children, I was in show business and black. It was, like, impossible.
- Diana Ross
(Keywords: Business, Children, Divorce, Years)

Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
- Helen Rowland
(Keywords: Love, Money, Chance, Divorce, Matrimony)

I got a divorce eleven years later on the grounds of cruelty, which is still not easy in England.
- Dinah Sheridan
(Keywords: Cruelty, Divorce, England, Years)

Adultery - which is the only grounds for divorce in New York - is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage.
- Allan Sherman
(Keywords: Marriage, Adultery, Divorce, Fact)

Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.
- Oliver Stone
(Keywords: Thought, Divorce, Murder, Thinking, Will)

I went through a divorce right as we were starting the show. My divorce became final right after we started shooting the first year, and during that time I was in such a low place.
- Lee Tergesen
(Keywords: Time, Divorce, First, Right)

Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage.
- Tertullian
(Keywords: Marriage, Divorce, Religious, Vow)

My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years.
- Lee Trevino
(Keywords: Home, Divorce, Years)

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