67+ 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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Famous Divorce Quotes

You never really know a man until you have divorced him. Zsa Zsa Gabor

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness Eleanor Roosevelt

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.

Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you. Rupi Kaur

I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done Lucille Ball

A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there’s less of you. Margaret Atwood

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 is always terrible, but I haven’t met anyone who went through it and isn’t happier now. Nikolaj Coster Waldau

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

For a lot of people, divorce is an incredibly healthy move to make in your life. Adam Scott

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 a declaration of independence with only two signers. Gerald F. Lieberman

Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you. Rupi Kaur

Divorces are made in heaven. Oscar Wilde

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

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. Lena Horne

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping it will transform into a door. Coco Chanel

Half of all marriages end in divorces  and then there are the really unhappy ones. Joan Rivers

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. Eleanor Roosevelt

Well, after the divorce, I went home and turned all the lights on! Larry David

Success is its own reward, but failure is a great teacher too, and not to be feared. Sonia Sotomayor

To live, to err, to triumph, to re create life out of life! James Joyce

I was a high functioning depressive, seemingly pulled together and buttoned down. But deep inside, I was numb and mute. Now on the other side of divorce, I know that I was me fragmented and doing my best to cope. But my body knew Liza Caldwell, SAS for Women Cofounder

Everything is going to be alright. Maybe not today but eventually.

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

Even the darkest nights come to an end, and the Sun will rise. Victor Hugo

When people divorce, it’s always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse. Monica Bellucci

When people divorce, it’s always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse. Monica Bellucci

Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another. Toni Morrison

Sometimes divorce is better than marriage. Sumner Redstone

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

Divorce is a fire exit. When a house is burning, it doesn’t matter who set the fire. If there is no fire exit, everyone in the house will be burned! Mehmet Murat ildan

I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. Erica Jong

Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand. Shinichi Suzuki

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 on her book, Heartburn

Nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people. Jonathan Franzen

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

Heartbreak is a loss. Divorce is a piece of paper. Taylor Jenkins Reid

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. Carol Burnett

The happiest time of anyone’s life is just after the first divorce. John Kenneth Galbraith

Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. Michelle Obama

You know why divorces are so expensive? Because they’re worth it. Henny Youngman

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

We ruined each other by being together. We destroyed each other’s dreams. Kate Chisman

Perhaps sometimes reminding ourselves that we do have a choice makes it easier to pick the harder one. Eva Melusine Thieme

Divorce is just a part of your life. It doesn’t define who you are. You decide that. Karen Finn

Don’t have regrets. You can learn something from every experience Ellen Degeneres

The only standing peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation Lord Chesterfield

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, SAS for Women Cofounder

When I got divorced, I went through the various stages of grieving  anger, denial, and dancing around my settlement cheque. Maura Kennedy

Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be. Elizabeth Gilbert

Divorce isn’t always the best answer. And sometimes it’s the only answer. Karen Finn

The process of discovering with somebody that you love that you don’t work is so painful. Kate Hudson

I never even believed in divorce until after I got married. Diane Ford

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

Here’s a difference between giving up and knowing when you’ve had enough.

Above all be the heroine of your life, not the victim Nora Ephron

Close some doors. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they no longer lead somewhere

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

 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

It is never too late to become what you might have been. George Eliot

There’s no pain or failure like going through a divorce. Jennifer Lopez

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

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. Lena Horne

I think you will find that with divorce will come happier remarriages. Helen Fisher