Popular and Famous Quotes About Divorce

Divorce quotes are simply the idea and opinion of various people from different walks of life which is all about divorce. Popular divorce sayings and quotes can serve as a great way to help you realize the real meaning of divorce as they are the outcome of personal experiences of someone.

All the popular and famous sayings about divorce are meant to reduce your heartache, to some extent. In addition, it is also a great source to get a good reflection, motivation and inspiration to move on with your life as a single person.

Here are some popular quotes and sayings about divorce:

  • ‘When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.’ – Helen Keller
  • ‘What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.’- Stephanie Klein
  • ‘The remedy for most marital stress is not in divorce. It is in repentance and forgiveness, in sincere expressions of charity and service. It is not in separation. It is in simple integrity that leads a man and a woman to square up their shoulders and meet their obligations. It is found in the Golden Rule, a time-honored principle that should first and foremost find expression in marriage.’- Gordon B. Hinckley
  • ‘Your relationship may be ‘Breaking Up,’ but you won’t be ‘Breaking Down.’ If anything your correcting a mistake that was hurting four people, you and the person you are with, not to mention the two people who you were destined to meet.’ – D. Ivan Young
  • ‘Divorce isn’t such a tragedy. A tragedy’s staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.’- Jennifer Weiner
  • ‘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
  • ‘Divorce is the second worst event in a person’s life. The worst event, of course, is marriage.’ – Jarod Kintz
  • ‘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.’ ? Morton Hunt
  • ‘Divorce lawyers stoke anger and fear in their clients, knowing that as long as the conflicts remain unresolved the revenue stream will keep flowing.’ – Craig Ferguson
  • ‘My divorce was like a death – a genuine death of commitment and love. After I got over the shock, I was like, tell me there’s some way we can save this. We can save this, right?’- Shania Twain
  • ‘The horror story about divorce is complete loss of control over what matters in your life. Right now, in fact, it is happening all around us. How’s that for a nightmare?’- Richard Oritz
  • Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers. – Gerald F. Lieberman
  • Divorce is a game played by lawyers. – Cary Grant
  • Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted. – Richard Wagner
  • A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there’s less of you. – Margaret Atwood
  • Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course. – Helen Rowland
  • 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
  • ‘If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you’ll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.’ – Ann Landers
  • ‘It’s really hard to maintain a one-on-one relationship if the other person is not going to allow me to be with other people.’- Axl Rose;
  • ‘For a couple with young children, divorce seldom comes as a “solution” to stress, only as a way to end one form of pain and accept another.’ -Fred Rogers
  • ‘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
  • ‘Divorce is a failed challenge, which leads to a broken life. It is a socially transmittable disease that can transfer from one generation to another, and it is spreading fast.’ -Sia F. Dean
  • ‘Asking the legal system to resolve divorce is like asking a boxing coach to be our marriage counselor.’ – Warren Farrell

For those who believe in the quote, ‘Laughter is the best medicine’ and are looking for a divorce quote on the lighter side, the following divorce sayings range from mildly humorous to outrageously funny:


  • ‘Men are just like a book – with a beginning, middle and an end.’ – Pamela Anderson
  • ‘It’s easier to get a divorce than pass the driving test. Now it’s just a basic form-filling exercise.’ – Sir Paul Coleridge
  • ‘I should have known something was wrong with my first wife. When I brought her home to meet my parents, they approved of her.’- Woody Allen
  • ‘My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That’s what happens when you haven’t been home in eighteen years.’ -Lee Travino
  • ‘She got the gold mine, I got the shaft.’ Jerry Reed
  • ‘Ah, yes, divorce … from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet.’ -Robin Williams
  • ‘You don’t know a woman till you’ve met her in court.’ -Norman Mailer
  • ‘I’ve never been married, but I tell people I’m divorced so they won’t think something’s wrong with me.’ – Elayne Boosler
  • ‘Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.’ Helen Rowland
  • ‘I’m an excellent housekeeper. Every time I get a divorce, I keep the house.’ – Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • ‘She cried, and the judge wiped her tears with my checkbook.’ – Tommy Manville
  • ‘A lot of people have asked me how short I am. Since my last divorce, I think I’m about $100, 000 short.’ -Mickey Rooney
  • ‘You can’t stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.’ -Mike Tyson

To conclude, always remember that divorce is not the complete and final full stop in your life. You need to live your life and you must bear the hurdles of life in a positive manner.

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