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Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.

Author: Gerald F. Lieberman

Profession: American Writer

You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother.

Author: Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987)

Profession: American Diplomat, Writer

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.

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

A lot of people have asked me how short I am. Since my last divorce, I think I'm about $100, 000 short.

Author: Mickey Rooney

Profession: American Actor

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are ''made in America.''

Author: Helen Rowland (1875-1950)

Profession: American Journalist

Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.

Author: Helen Rowland (1875-1950)

Profession: American Journalist

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.

Author: Helen Rowland (1875-1950)

Profession: American Journalist

Like I said, I've got too much respect for women to marry them, but that doesn't mean you can't support them emotionally and financially.

Author: Sylvester Stallone (1946)

Profession: American Actor, Writer, Director, Producer

My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years.

Author: Lee Trevino (1939)

Profession: American Golfer

It takes two to destroy a marriage.

Author: Margaret Trudeau

Profession: Wife of Former Canadian Prime, Pierre Elliott Trudeau

You can't stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.

Author: Mike Tyson (1966)

Profession: American Boxer

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

Author: Source Unknown


Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.

Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)

Profession: French Historian, Writer

A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue.

Author: Edith Wharton (1862-1937)

Profession: American Author