Each divorce is the death of a small civilization.
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.
American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.
Divorce is an embarrassing public admission of defeat.
Marriage is probably the chief cause of divorce.
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.''
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.
Marriage isn't all that it's cracked up to be, let me tell you. Honestly. Marriage is probably the chief cause of divorce.
I just loved being divorced from my own wretchedness.
The end of a marriage has got to be one of the saddest events one can experience. I’ve heard that the pain [of divorce] is second only to an actual death in the family, and that sounds about right.
Thank God you can flee, can escape from that massy five-foot-thick maggot-cheesy solidarity which overlays the earth, in which men and women in couples are ranked like ninepins.
They got married, they got divorced, and half their money goes out the window.
When my dad divorced my mom it was kind of like him leaving me also.
Half of all marriages end in divorce- and then there are the really unhappy ones.
The happiest time of anyone's life is just after the first divorce.
In our family we don't divorce our men - we bury them.
What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.
Americans, who make more of marrying for love than any other people, also break up more of their marriages, but the figure reflects not so much the failure of love as the determination of people not to live without it.
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.
Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage.
Regret and fear are twin thieves that rob us of today.
A society's apprehensiveness about divorce is an expression of its fear of change and of its resulting desire that personality remain unvarying.
Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.
Conrad Hilton was very generous in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5,000 Gideon Bibles.
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.
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