divorce Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about divorce
  1. #1
    “The sadness meant: We are at the last station. The happiness meant: We are together. The sadness was form, the happiness content. Happiness filled the space of sadness.”
  2. #2
    “The situation did have its effect on us boys, of course. Me in particular. I loved my dad. I was the closest to him, and he commenced to use me in his campaign to win back Mom.”
  3. #3
    “As for a divorced daughter – according to Baby Kochamma, she had no position anywhere at all. And as for a divorced daughter from a love marriage, well, words could not describe Baby Kochamma’s outrage. As for a divorced daughter from an intercommunity love marriage – Baby Kochamma chose to remain quiveringly silent on the subject.”
  4. #4
    “Although divorce was harder than a death, still I felt oddly returned to myself after many years in a close family.”
  5. #5
    ″ ... there was his house, small but detached. It had been the one thing his mum had insisted on in the divorce […] after his dad had left for America with Stephanie, the new wife. That had been six years ago, so long now that Conor sometimes couldn’t remember what it was like having a dad in the house.”
  6. #6
    “Martha: I swear…if you existed I’d divorce you…I haven’t been able to see you for years…you’re a blank, a cipher.”
  7. #7
    “I called my parents and asked if I could come home, but they wouldn’t even speak to me. It was bad enough that I’d married a Jew, but now I wanted a divorce as well? My father made Mother tell me that in his eyes I had died the day I eloped.”
  8. #8
    “One of Gottman’s findings is that for a marriage to survive, the ratio of positive to negative emotion in a given encounter has to be at least five to one.”
  9. #9
    “Medea: Divorce is a disgrace
    (at least for women),
    to repudiate the man, not possible.”
  10. #10
    ″‘You been married?’
    ‘What happened?’
    ‘Mental Cruelty,’ according to the divorce papers.
    ‘Was it true?’ she asked.
    ‘Of course: both ways.‘”
  11. #11
    “The lawyers did their utmost for divorce,
    But scarce a fee was paid on either side
    Before, unluckily, Don José died”