I find to my astonishment that an unhappy marriage goes on being unhappy when it is over.
REBECCA WEST, attributed, Rebecca West: A Life
Divorce is like death without a burial.
DANE CUNNINGHAM, Risky Relationships
Marriage is probably the chief cause of divorce.
LARRY GELBART, attributed, The Greatest Quotations of All Time
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of the publicity.
LAUREN BACALL, attributed, Women Know Everything!
Losing a mate to death is devastating but it's not a personal attack like divorce. When somebody you love stops loving you and walks away, it's an insult beyond comparison.
SUE MERRELL, Great News Town
Some women get divorces on the grounds of incompatibility; others, on just the first two syllables.
EVAN ESAR, 20,000 Quips & Quotes
Divorce is simply modern society's version of medieval torture. Except it lasts longer and leaves deeper scars. A divorce releases the most primitive emotions; the ugliest, raw feelings. Emotionally wounded people do their best to inflict pain upon the other party, but rather than using claws they use divorce lawyers.
WILLIAM SHATNER, Up Till Now
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