107+ Best Inspirational Divorce Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Separation and divorce are emotionally difficult events, but sometimes it needs to happen. You should take care of yourself and move on to better things. Famous divorce quotes will help you embrace change, make you mentally stronger, and will brighten up your life.

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Divorce Quotes

  • You never really know a man until you have divorced him. – Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce. – Voltaire
  • There is no such thing as a “broken family." Family is family, and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents. Families are made in the heart. The only time family becomes null is when those ties in the heart are cut. If you cut those ties, those people are not your family. If you make those ties, those people are your family. And if you hate those ties, those people will still be your family because whatever you hate will always be with you. – C. Joybell C.
  • I don’t see divorce as a failure. I see it as the end to a story. In a story, everything has an end and a beginning. – Olga Kurylenko
  • I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. – Lucille Ball
  • Once you do embark upon the separation or divorce process, it is very important to remember three key things: Be kind, be reasonable, be brief. Remember that this person will no longer be your spouse, but he or she will continue to be your co-parent, family member, and perhaps business partner in certain assets or entities. – Laura Wasser
  • 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 least, begun to. – Helen Rowland
  • Divorce shreds the muscles of our hearts so that they will hardly beat without a struggle. – E. Lockhart
  • Divorce isn’t the child’s fault. Don’t say anything unkind about your ex to the child, because you’re really just hurting the child. – Valerie Bertinelli
  • I wanted to turn my divorce into a positive. What if I didn’t blame the other person for anything, and held myself 100 percent accountable? What if I checked my own s— at the door and put my children first? And reminded myself about the things about my ex-husband that I love, and fostered the friendship? – Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash. – Rita Mae Brown
  • Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you. – Rupi Kaur
  • The divorce was the toughest thing in my life. It still hurts. – Edd Byrnes
  • 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
  • I used to think that divorce meant failure, but now I see it more as a step along the path of self-realization and growth. – Alana Stewart
  • Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping it will transform into a door. – Coco Chanel
  • Divorce is a game played by lawyers. – Cary Grant
  • It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Divorce is just the most awful thing in the world. – John Denver
  • Success is its own reward, but failure is a great teacher too, and not to be feared. – Sonia Sotomayor
  • When I get married, it will be for life – divorce is not an option. – Kelly Rowland
  • I was a high-functioning depressive, seemingly pulled together and buttoned down. But inside deep, I was numb and mute. Now on the other side of divorce, I know that was me fragmented and doing my best to cope. But my body knew. – Liza Caldwell
  • Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers. – Gerald F. Lieberman
  • It always gets worse before it can get better. But it will get better. Like everything else, and like our past struggles, at some point we win, but before that win, there’s always that loss that spurs us on. – Dolores Huerta
  • It’s a difficult journey when you’re going through a divorce, is it not, for anyone? – David Cassidy
  • When people divorce, it’s always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse. – Monica Bellucci
  • Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success. – Michael Crawford
  • Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another. – Toni Morrison
  • Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass. – Mary Kay Blakely
  • Imagine spreading everything you care about on a blanket and then tossing the whole thing up in the air. The process of divorce is about loading that blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands. – Amy Poehler
  • I decided after my last divorce to marry myself. – Nell Carter
  • I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. – Erica Jong
  • It’s a very sad thing to do, to divorce. – Kristian Bush
  • I think that men were allowed to write about their marriages falling apart, but you weren’t quite supposed to if you were a woman. You were just supposed to curl up into a ball and move to Connecticut. But you know, it didn’t really matter because, as I said, I knew what the book was. It’s a funny book, and I was very happy that it sold a lot of copies. – Nora Ephron
  • You can’t underestimate how traumatic divorce is for the children. – Isla Fisher
  • Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. – Deborah Reber
  • Divorce is something that I never dreamed would happen to me. But it did. – Dick Van Dyke
  • Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett
  • My parents’ divorce was very difficult. Divorce is essentially incredibly painful, but it’s also an essential part of life. – Abi Morgan
  • Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. – Michelle Obama
  • Most people divorce because one in the couple falls in love with someone else: it’s a common cause of divorce. I still think that it’s tinted – this is my opinion – with a veil of racism and American puritanism. – Isabella Rossellini
  • My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. – Maya Angelou
  • I have an incredible phobia of divorce. – Tamron Hall
  • Perhaps sometimes reminding ourselves that we do have a choice makes it easier to pick the harder one. – Eva Melusine Thieme
  • I think a lot of people think because I was getting the divorce, that was really the catalyst for gaining so much weight. – Valerie Bertinelli
  • Don’t have regrets. You can learn something from every experience. – Ellen Degeneres
  • Divorce is a by-product of the fact that maybe the nuclear unit is gone. – Bob Geldof
  • I learned that it would take more than just the black and white steps of getting divorced, or even finding a lawyer. It would take NOT just facing my fears. It would take walking into my fears — with each step making me bolder and less ashamed, with each step giving me courage. – Liza Caldwell
  • For a lot of people, divorce is an incredibly healthy move to make in your life. – Adam Scott
  • Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be. – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Divorce is probably as painful as death. – William Shatner
  • The process of discovering with somebody that you love that you don’t work is so painful. – Kate Hudson
  • 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
  • It was a long time in the making, my divorce. One day became less special than the [one before], and pretty soon we ceased all conversation. It is a sad day when you have nothing left to say. – Ricki Lake
  • Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage. – Tertullian
  • Above all be the heroine of your life, not the victim. – Nora Ephron
  • Divorce is hard and painful and complicated, and something you have to grow through. – Sharon Stone
  • The good thing about getting divorced young—if there is a good thing—is that it makes you realize there’s no schedule in life. It blasts you wide open and frees you to be honest with yourself. – Olivia Wilde
  • Divorce is one of the key predictors of poverty for a child growing up in a home that’s broken. – Mike Huckabee
  • When we truly care for ourselves, it becomes possible to care about other people. The more alert and sensitive we are to our own needs, the more loving and generous we can be towards others. – Eda LeShan
  • Divorce is one of the most destructive, emotionally traumatic experiences a human being can go through, no matter if you’re the instigator or the recipient. It’s hard, and it hurts, and it takes a long time to feel normal again. – Emily V. Gordon
  • There’s no pain or failure like going through a divorce. – Jennifer Lopez
  • 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
  • It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. – Lena Horne
  • Divorce was very sad, obviously, but now I’ve gotten over it. – Natalie Imbruglia
  • Stay afraid but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow. – Carrie Fisher
  • I was so devastated by my second divorce that I had a nervous breakdown. – Jane Fonda
  • I used to hope that you’d bring me flowers. Now I plant my own. – Rachel Wolchin
  • Everyone knows that when you go through a divorce, it’s a really difficult time for both parties and you’ve all – you believe, you both believe, individually, that you’ve put your best into it. – Heather Mills
  • Ah, yes, divorce … from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet. – Robin Williams
  • Divorce is, of course, difficult for a child. I didn’t go through it as my parents stayed together, but I have a lot of friends who did. – Elizabeth Hurley
  • For some reason, we see divorce as a signal of failure, despite the fact that each of us has a right, and an obligation, to rectify any other mistake we make in life. – Joyce Brothers
  • Divorce is horrible. I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy. I don’t think it’s anything that’s ever completely resolved. – Andie MacDowell
  • A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, any more than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table. – Jean Kerr
  • I come from divorce. I’m only doing marriage once. It’s not a game for me. – Shia LaBeouf
  • I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation. – Mike Todd
  • Divorce in and of itself, and with children, is devastating. – Robin Wright
  • When you fall in a river, you’re no longer a fisherman; you’re a swimmer. – Gene Hill
  • Anytime you go through a divorce, you’re completely lost. Whether you want to admit it or not, or whether you know it or not, you’re completely lost. – Justin Hartley
  • If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it! – Jonathan Winters
  • My mother always said don’t marry for money, divorce for money. – Wendy Liebman
  • When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • I never imagined that divorce would be part of my life history or my family’s legacy. When people say that divorce can be more painful than death, I understand why. But like any great trial, God uses everything for good, if we allow Him to heal us. – Kristin Armstrong
  • Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. – Dan Rather
  • Take this marriage thing seriously – it has to last all the way to the divorce. – Roseanne Barr
  • You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety. – Abraham Maslow
  • One predictor for divorce is contempt, which to me is just another word for disrespect. – Elizabeth Banks
  • I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much. – Mother Theresa
  • I lived a really wonderful life with this man and even after our divorce, it was incredible. – Priscilla Presley
  • Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today? – Mary Manin Morrissey
  • After my divorce, painting took me out of panic mode and into a serene, calm place. I could absolutely lose myself. – Jane Seymour
  • I’d like to give divorce a good name. – Geraldo Rivera
  • Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient. – Voltaire
  • You cannot 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
  • My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That’s what happens when you haven’t been home in eighteen years. – Lee Trevino
  • Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries. – Ambrose Bierce
  • 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
  • I have learned that not diamonds but divorce lawyers are a girl’s best friend. – Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • Divorce is never a nice thing, but it’s very easy to take family for granted, and when there’s a divorce, you don’t take things for granted so much. – Ivanka Trump
  • Divorce isn’t just the person, it’s everything that goes with it – your kids, the adjustment, everything. – Peter Andre
  • I hardly said a word to my wife until I said ‘yes’ to divorce. – John Milius
  • Divorce can be tough when the woman is the breadwinner. But the Lord can make the dark light. – Betty Wright
  • Divorce is not the end of the world. It’s worse to stay in an unhealthy marriage. That’s a worse example for the children. – Jerry Hall
  • The best divorce is the kind where there are no children. That was my first divorce. You walk out the door and you never look back. – Nora Ephron
  • I’ll tell you what divorce hasn’t taught me. It didn’t teach me not to get married again. – Salman Rushdie
  • Divorce is brutal and horrible and… you have to actively work to get your life back on track. – Jane Kaczmarek
  • I have a very wonderful separation-divorce. It’s a divorce – but it’s a weird one. – Chris Martin
  • The seeds of divorce are often sown, and the problems of children begin when Mother works outside the home. – Ezra Taft Benson
  • My popularity has to do with the divorce between modern art, where everything is obscure, and the viewer who often feels he needs a professor to tell them whether it’s good or not. I believe a painting has to talk directly to the viewer, with composition, color and design, without a professor to explain it. – Fernando Botero
  • Divorce can be crazy. Man, if you’re happy… Love is a beast, man. Hold on. Be prepared for any way it may go and be honest. – Nas
  • Well, after the divorce, I went home and turned all the lights on! – Larry David

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