40+ 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

Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. Roy T. Bennett

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.

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

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

When we deny our stories, They define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. Brené Brown

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

Throw us an obstacle and we grow stronger. Brad Henry

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

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

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

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

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

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller

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

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Uplifting Divorce Quotes

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

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

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

Owning your own story and loving yourself through the process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do. Brené Brown

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

There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. Bernard Williams

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

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

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

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

Inspiriational Divorce Quotes

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

The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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

Tough times never last but tough people do. Robert H. Schuller

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Christopher Reeve

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

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. Marilyn Monroe

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

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. Louise Hay

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

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

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