50 Divorce Quotes To Help You Move on

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These divorce quotes will come in handy for, before, during, and after your divorce.

Divorces are not fun at all, whether they are amicably or unavoidable. Letting go of a part of you that you hoped you would stick with forever cannot be easy under any circumstance.

However, not all divorces are bad. There are good and necessary divorces. In this blog post, I have prepared a list of different divorce quotes that will help you move on with your life.

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  1. “If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you’d have a hell of a lot of overlapping.” Mignon McLaughlin

Divorce Quotes For Him.

2. “I tried, I really tried, to stick with it. I planned to grow old with this man and possibly die in his arms.” Brenda Perlin

3. “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

4. “Like a great pair of heels. divorce is uncomfortable and expensive, but the confidence you gain is worth it.” Unknown

5. “You never really know a man until you have divorced him.” Zsa zsa Gabor

6. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” Shannon L. Alder

7. “Nothing separates a woman or a family from God’s love. Not death, and certainly not divorce.” Glennon Doyle Melton

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Divorce Quotes For Her.

8. “It helps to walk away sometimes, even though it was super hard.” Wiz Khalifa

9. Divorce in Latin means, remove a man’s wallet via his genitals.” Unknown

10. “I lost a couple of pounds but I don’t miss her one bit.” Unknown

11. “You gave me love and I gave it to your sister.” Anthony T. Hincks

12. “Respect the past but focus on your new future if you decide to divorce!” Jim Halfens

13. “I come from divorce. I’m only doing marriage once. It’s not a game for me.” Shia Labeouf

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Funny Divorce Quotes.

14. “My husband and I have never considered divorce. Murder sometimes, but never divorce.” Joyce Brothers

15. “It’s always best to stay out of other people’s divorces and their civil wars.” Gore Vidal

16. “They ought to do away with divorce settlements. Instead, both parties should flip a coin. The winner gets to stay where he or she is and keep everything. The loser goes to Paraguay. That´s it.” Suzanne Finnamore

17. “Divorce these days is a religious vow as if the proper offspring of marriage.” Tertullian

18. “My ex and I divorced for religious reasons. He thought he was god and I didn’t.” Unknown

19. “Getting divorced just because you don’t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.” Zsa Zsa

See also, Quotes About Change.

Happy Divorce Quotes.

20. “Sometimes divorce isn’t an earth-shattering loss. Sometimes it’s just two people waking up out of a fog.” Taylor Jenkins Reid

21. “When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn’t that they don’t understand one another, but a sign that they have at least, begun to.” Helen Rowland

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

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

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

25. “Holding on is basically believing there is only a past; letting go is knowing there is a future.” Daphne Rose Kingma

See also, Healing Quotes.

Sad Divorce Quotes.

26. “Heartbreak is the loss. Divorce is a piece of paper.” Taylor Jenkins Reid

27. “Divorce shreds the muscles of our hearts so that they will hardly beat without a struggle.” E. Lockhart

28. “Divorce is like an amputation, you survive it, but there’s less of you.” Margaret Atwood

29. “Nobody wants to go through a divorce, especially when there are young children involved.” Lindsay Davenport

30. “The hard truth of the dissolution of a marriage is that, while it takes two to say “I do,” it takes only one to say “I don’t.” Nicole Sodoma

31. “Each divorce is the death of a small civilization.” Pat Conroy

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Savage Quotes About Divorce.

32. “Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.” Groucho Marx

33. “Divorce, the end of an ERROR.” Unknow

34. “He was leaving my stepmother for a sailboat. Not that I blamed him. A sailboat would at least be useful.” Darynda Jones

35. “I want to own this transition, not to simply swallow the shame of it entirely. I will push for every little irony.” Suzanne Finnamore

36. “Consider this a one-thousand horsepower divorce, sweetheart” Daven Anderson

37. “I was married to my dreams, but my nightmares filled for divorce anyway.” Anthony T. Hincks

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Inspirational Quotes About Divorce.

38. “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

39. “It might hurt to walk away but that will never compare to the pain of staying. Don’t let the fear of being alone keep you in a relationship where you are alone.” Unknown

40. “Every divorce is unique like a snowflake. It isn’t just the variations in design but also how it lands before dissolving.” L.A. Nettles

41. “At some point, you have to let go of what you thought should be happening and actually live what is happening.” Unknown

42. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, It’s not the end.” Unknown

43. “Getting divorced sucks but being divorced doesn’t.” Unknown

44. “I do not believe that there were more happy marriages before divorce became socially acceptable, that people tried harder, got through their rough times, and were better off. I believe that more people suffered.” Ann Patchett

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Going Through Divorce Quotes.

45. “Divorce isn’t such a tragedy. A tragedy’s staying in an unhappy marriage, and teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.” Jennifer Weiner

46. “Singleness after a divorce is not a jail sentence.” Jen Grice

47. “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

48. “You cannot start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.” Michael McMillan

49. “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

50. “Divorces are made in heaven.” Oscar Wilde

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