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850 Inspirational Quotes for Women Going Through Divorce

1. For that morning when you wake up and realize it’s going to be OK


2. “After a breakup, the loyal one stays single and deals with the damages until healed.  The other one is already in another relationship.” 


3. “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 last, begun to. ” – Helen Rowland


4. “Heartbreak is a loss. Divorce is a piece of paper. ” – Taylor Jenkins Reid


5. “We don’t have the power to change the facts of divorce, but divorce definitely gives us the power to change ourselves. ” – Karen Finn


6. “Sister, pain is part of life. By accepting it, its intensity is reduced.” – Satish Kumar


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


8. “Divorce isn’t such a tragedy. A tragedy’s staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children (if you have any) the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.” These are the powerful words of Jennifer Weiner, a well-known television producer, and former journalist. The first step is to accept the fact that the series of random negative emotions that you are going through, is a completely normal experience. Any sane person in your situation would go through the same feelings. Therefore, emotions such as sadness, anger, exhaustion, frustration, and confusion must be treated with acceptance. Embrace them with open arms and watch how easy it gets to struggle through life.


9. “I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters. ” – Susan B. Anthony


10.  “I used to hope that you’d bring me flowers. Now I plant my own. ”


11. “Being single and having peace of mind is much better than being in a relationship where you feel single and have no peace of mind.” 


12. “Divorce is a game played by lawyers. ” – Cary Grant


13. “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


14. “It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent.” —Charlie Munger


15. How are the kids managing? Do you need someone to babysit?


16. “You can’t die of temporary celibacy.” Anonymous


17. “Sometimes, the best reason to let go of a toxic relationship is because your child is watching.”  


18. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” —Dolly Parton


19. For when you crave some perspective


20.  “Perhaps sometimes reminding ourselves that we do have a choice makes it easier to pick the harder one. ”


21. Divorce is a risk that everyone takes when they get married. You were brave to take that risk, and getting divorced doesn’t mean that you failed


22. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.” ―Vernon Sanders Law


23. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” — Proverbs 3:5-6


24. “Live out of your imagination, not your history.” —Stephen Covey


25. “You’ll find that education is just about the only thing lying around loose in this world, and it’s about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he’s willing to haul away.” —John Graham


26. Sometimes, we experience darkness so we can recognize the light. I know things have been dark for you for a while, and I believe a new day is coming


27. “The pain of staying is permanent. The pain of leaving is temporary.” 


28. “A joyful heart is good medicine.” – The Bible


29. “For the first year or so, you keep the relationship going. Not willing to admit it’s truly over, the both of you keep playing the game. You push her buttons, she pushes yours. Your intimate knowledge of one another, the secrets you once whispered in close moments, are now weaponized.”  


30. “I’m not a divorce monger by any means, but if you’re not happy in a relationship, and you’ve grown apart, it’s not healthy for a couple to stay together. Kids should see two happy parents than two miserable parents.”


31. “Annabeth realized that if six of them went on these two quests, it would leave Percy alone on the ship with Coach Hedge, which was maybe not a situation a caring girlfriend should put him in. Nor was she eager to let Percy out of her sight again—not after they’d been apart for so many months.” 


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


33. Divorce can feel like you're going through a deep dark tunnel with no exit in sight. Hold on to hope. There's an exit and brighter light at the end of that path


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


35. “It is never too late to become what you might have been.” – George Eliot


36.  “Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping it will transform into a door. ”


37. Healing and peace begin to flow into your life when you start believing what you're going through now is fleeting. Flood your mind with thoughts of a future that's brighter than you've experienced so far


38. “Depth is born of pain. There is a mindfulness, self-awareness, sense of humility and humanity that only comes from the isolation of an open wound to the heart. Those small windows where you walk thru fire alone disconnected from the world, expand your spirit and awaken your soul.”  


39. Divorce thinks it's tough, but guess who's tougher? You!


40. They chose the wrong mate. (They're too incompatible)


41. It’s better to be alone than with a person who hurts you


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


43. “Let your children see your sense of humor on occasion. Laugh together as often as you can! You can cry later in bed if you need to.” – Suzy Brown


44. “Do you need a place to stay?”


45. “Just because the past didn’t turn out as you wanted it to, doesn’t mean your future can’t be better than you ever imagined.” – Unknown


46. “Nadja was very supportive and listened to my concerns in a non-judgmental way while offering helpful advice to get me through a very rough time in my relationship. Ultimately she helped me see that that the relationship hadn't been working for me, and she helped give me confidence to break out of the cycle and believe in myself in order to leave the situation. I would recommend her as a counselor to anyone going through personal or relationship issues!”


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


48. “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


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


50. “Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” – Joseph Campbell


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


52.  “Above all be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ”


53. “If the decisions you make about where you invest your blood, sweat, and tears are not consistent with the person you aspire to be, you’ll never become that person.” ―Clayton M. Christensen


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


55. I am so impressed by your resilience. I know you are struggling right now, but you’re showing up, and that counts


56. “Remarriage could be a light after you pass the divorce. ”


57. “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.” 


58. I hope tomorrow is a better day than today. I think it will be


59. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ―Abraham Lincoln


60. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.”  


61. “Divorce can sometimes be for the better. You may end up with happier parents, and you will definitely learn a lot about yourself! And that’s the whole point of growing up. So if you think about it, there are reasons to be happy about this experience, if you can learn and grow from it. ” – Zoe Stern


62. “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.” —Mia Hamm


63. “Never argue with someone who believes their own lies.”  


64. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ” – Nora Ephron


65. “He taught me housekeeping; when I divorce I keep the house. ”  – Zsa Zsa Gabor


66. It may not seem like it right now, but happier and brighter days are ahead for you. You will look back and realize this was just a part of your journey to greater things


67. I want to empathize, but I know I don’t understand how you are feeling right now


68. It’s hard to let things go, but sometimes it’s even harder to be in the in-between space. It’s not going to be like this forever


69. “When a relationship is over, leave. Don’t continue watering a dead flower.”


70. “Don’t hide your scars, they make you who you are.”  


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


72. “Friday sees more smiles than any other day of the workweek!”—Kate Summers


73. “I’m sorry things ended for you two. ”


74. “Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” —John Wooden


75. “Why don’t you just pretend that the asshole dropped dead? You can’t call or write to a dead man. Put a couple of candles in front of his picture, say a few Hail Marys, and get it over with.” 


76. “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” – Confucius Kongzi


77. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. ” – Michelle Obama


78. “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


79.  Tough times don’t last. Tough women do


80. “You’re not responsible for your parents’ divorce, and you’re not responsible for their happiness after divorce.” – Suzy Brown


81. “You know why divorces are so expensive? They’re worth it!” – Willie Nelson


82. “No winter lasts forever.  No spring skips its turn.”  


83. “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


84. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ―A.A. Milne


85. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.”


86. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ” – Nora Ephron


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


88. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” ―Walt Disney


89. “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.


90. “Divorce is a bitch and marriage is the mother of that bitch. ” – Nilesh Rathod


91. “The divorce was invented so you’ll not have to sleep with a mistake your entire life. ” – Natașa Alina Culea


92.  “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. ”


93. You are really brave to talk about all of this


94. “All endings are also beginnings. We are just not aware of it at the time.” – Mitch Albom


95. “When mom and dad went to war the only prisoners, they took were the children.” Pat Conroy


96. “There is no sense in punishing your future for the mistakes of your past. Forgive yourself, grow from it, and then let it go.” – Melanie Koulouris


97. There's healing in your grief even though it doesn't seem like it at the moment. One day soon, you'll grow powerful enough to pack away your grief and move on


98. “There is love in holding and there is love in letting go.” 


99.   There is a big difference between giving up and starting over


100. “It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn’t know what they mean to you. ” ― Michael Bassey Johnson


101. “I’d rather not ever be in a couple, or ever get laid again, than be in a toxic relationship.” Anne Lamott 


102.  “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. ”


103. “Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it.” –J. K. Rowling.


104. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” — Henry Ford


105. “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


106. “No matter who is to blame for the marriage breakup, you are the starting point for all healing.” – Dr. Archibald D. Hart


107. “Never argue with an idiot. He drags you down to his level and beats you with experience.”  


108. “Everything is going to be alright. Maybe not today, but eventually.”  


109. “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


110. “I love you. I hate you. I like you. I hate you. I love you. I think you’re stupid. I think you’re a loser. I think you’re wonderful. I want to be with you. I don’t want to be with you. I would never date you. I hate you. I love you…..I think the madness started the moment we met and you shook my hand. Did you have a disease or something?” 


111. “It takes two to destroy a marriage.”  


112. For when you understand that you are so much more than just your relationships


113. “Maybe, in the final analysis, they saw me as something I wasn’t and I tried to turn them into something they could never be. I loved them all but maybe I never understood any of them. I don’t think they understood me. ” – Ava Gardner


114. “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


115. If you would like me to recommend a therapist, I know someone who might help you get through this a little bit easier


116. “Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.”- Gerald F. Lieberman


117. “When you change your thoughts, remember to also change your world.”—Norman Vincent Peale


118. “Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success. ” – Michael Crawford


119. How can I best support you during this difficult time in your life?


120. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn


121. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright


122. “I said uselessly, "Sam, don't go."


123. A woman is unstoppable until she realizes she deserves better


124. “To move on, I have to be strong. To be strong, I have to be happy. To be happy, I have to love like I haven’t been hurt.”


125. “My divorce came to me as a complete surprise. That’s what happens when you haven’t been home in eighteen years.” Lee Trevino


126. “A man always finds it hard to realize that he may have finally lost a woman's love, however badly he may have treated her.” 


127. “No matter what enfolds here, He (God) is always good and we are always loved. Let go.” – Ann Voskamp


128. “When it hurts to move on, just remember the pain you felt hanging on.”  


129. “Divorce is not the end of the world. It’s worse to stay in an unhealthy marriage. That’s a worse example for the children. ” – Jerry Hall


130. “Divorced is what you are, not who you are.” –Karen Covy


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


132. You are going to be in love again and it will be magnificent


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


134. For when you realize that you’re actually loving your new life


135. You can’t find the right person until you let go of the wrong one


136. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” —Lucille Ball


137. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ―Winston Churchill


138. Its possibility informs us, even when it goes untouched. And if we fail at 


139. “A man that knows your sadness and sleeps. . Doesn’t deserve your love at all. . ”


140. “When you give joy to other people, you get more joy in return. You should give a good thought to happiness that you can give out.”— Eleanor Roosevelt


141. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” — Lao Tzu


142. I know how meaningful this relationship was to you, and I am so sorry that it is ending


143. For every closed door, another bigger door opens and leads you to a brighter day. Embrace the closing of this one and be prepared to move on to greater things


144. “Once you do embark upon the separation or divorce process, it is very important to remember three key things: Be kind, be reasonable, be brief. Remember that this person will no longer be your spouse, but he or she will continue to be your co-parent, family member, and perhaps business partner in certain assets or entities. ” – Laura Wasser


145. “My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.” — Psalm 119:50


146. “You don't know when you're twenty-three.


147. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” —Estée Lauder


148. “There are things in my life that are hard to reconcile, like divorce. Sometimes it isn’t easy to make sense of how it could happen. Laying blame is so easy. I don’t have time for hate or negativity in my life. There’s no room for it.”


149. A lot of people have been through divorce and come out of the other end with better lives


150. For when you understand that you are the one writing this story – you get to decide what happens next


151. “When we are totally immersed in the present moment doing something valuable or pleasurable, we suddenly find that happiness has found us on it’s own. Cherish those moments.” – Suzy Brown


152. “Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks the foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change. ”  – Debbie Ford


153. For when you want a refresher on how to embrace change 


154.  For when you realize that divorce is far from a modern invention


155. “Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success.”


156. “Just another of our many disagreements.  He wants a no-fault divorce, whereas I would prefer to have the bastard crucified.”  


157. “And one by one the nights between our separated cities are joined to the night that unites us.” 


158. “For a lot of people, divorce is an incredibly healthy move to make in their life. ” – Adam Scott


159. “To know how much there is to know is the beginning of learning to live.” —Dorothy West


160. “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


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


162. “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.” – Michelle Obama


163. “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ―Martha Graham


164. “By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” 


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


166. “Do you need to see a lawyer?”


167. “Owning your own story and loving yourself through the process is the bravest thing that we’ll ever do. ” – Brene Brown


168.  “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


169. “I think every person deserves two marriages because you may not get the first one right. You really never knew. That’s why divorce is so big. We all want it to last, but that’s not always the reality of it.”


170. “It is never too late to become what you might have been. ”  – George Eliot


171. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi


172. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” — Unknown


173. “Do you see your divorce as a set-back or a do-over? It took time and effort, but I now see mine as a do-over. ” – Karen Finn


174. I’m so sorry to hear about your divorce. I know how much you were counting on things to work out. I believe there is a greater plan and purpose for your life that requires you to first end this chapter of your life


175.  “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. ”


176.  “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


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


178. You can’t separate a fool from their foolishness. You have to separate yourself from the fool


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


180. The past is in your head. The future is in your hands


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


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


183. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


184. “Divorce can be crazy. Man, if you’re happy … Love is a beast, man. Hold on. Be prepared for any way it may go, and be honest. ” – Nas


185. “Relentlessly prune bullshit, don't wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. That's what you do when life is short.” —Paul Graham


186. “Anything you can’t control is teaching you how to let go.” – Jackson Kiddard


187. “At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.”


188. “Divorce isn’t one-sided, and I am by no means perfect. Becoming accountable for my role in the relationship was very empowering.”


189. “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” John 14:27


190. Remain neutral


191. “I used to hope that you’d bring me flowers. Now I plant my own.”  


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


193. “There was a time when I thought I loved my first wife more than life itself. But now I hate her guts. I do. How do you explain that? What happened to that love? What happened to it, is what I'd like to know. I wish someone could tell me.” 


194. “When you loved someone and had to let them go, there will always be that small part of yourself that whispers, "What was it that you wanted and why didn't you fight for it?” 


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


196. “I try not to think of divorce as failing at marriage, but rather winning at bitterness and resentment. ”


197. “If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.” ―Jim Rohn


198. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” —Helen Keller


199. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.”


200. “Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.” —Kurt Vonnegut


201. This will make you stronger, not weaker, even if it feels hard right now


202. “Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength.” – maximilianhart


203. “One of the differences between some successful and unsuccessful people is that one group is full of doers, while the other is full of wishers.” — Edmond Mbiaka


204. “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”  


205. “What you think of yourself is much more important than what others think of you.” – Seneca


206. “Divorce is hard and painful and complicated, and something you have to grow through.”


207. “I’ve never liked the word ‘ex-husband,’ so I call him my ‘wasband’ … you know, he was my husband, but he’s not any more. That term makes me smile. I also created the word girlFIENDto replace girlfriend … I think that’s kind of funny, too. How I really felt about her was not funny!” – Suzy Brown


208. “I got a divorce, and I felt like I finally started my career. I started making movies and projects that I just really believed in.”


209. It’s normal to grieve things you’re losing, even if you’re ready to let them go. It’s okay to feel a mix of emotions


210. “Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!“ – David Dweck


211. “You know why divorces are so expensive? They’re worth it. ” ― Willie Nelson


212. You'll get through this in time. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there. ” — Theodore Roosevelt


213. “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.” —Isabel Allende


214. “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.”


215. “In college, I had a course in Latin, and one day the word “divorce” came up. I always figured it came from some root that meant “divide.” In truth, it comes from “divertere,” which means “to divert.”  


216. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller


217. “What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.”


218. ”The fact that he walked away doesn’t mean that you are unworthy of love. You are our pride and joy, so keep your head up!”


219. Remember to have compassion for yourself. This is so hard for you. You deserve a break


220. “Taking a thing apart is always faster than putting something together. This is true of everything except marriage. ” – Joe Hill


221. “You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.”  


222. For when you need to focus on what lies ahead, not what lies behind


223. As you count this loss, remember to spend more time counting your many blessings. Health, wealth, and many people who love and care for you. You'll soon realize that you have so much more to be grateful for


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


225. “Sometimes, when things are falling apart, they might actually be falling into place,” reads an anonymous post online. You must never forget to work on the relationship that you have with yourself. Especially during a time like this, you must allow yourself to feel at peace. The divorce procedure is taxing. It requires a lot of visits to the court. But with the help of the right divorce lawyer in Utah, you will be able to experience an easy and convenient experience through it. With the help of your divorce lawyer in Utah, treat the time as your healing period.


226. Everyone goes through a divorce differently and grieves a relationshipdifferently. There’s no wrong way to do this, and you’re doing it the right way for you


227. “Divorce is not the end of the world. It’s worse to stay in an unhealthy marriage. That’s a worse example for the children. ” – Jerry Hall


228. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” 


229. “Being single and having peace of mind is much better than being in a relationship where you feel single and have no peace of mind. ”


230. “Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries. ”  – Ambrose Bierce


231. “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


232. “The difference between divorce and legal separation is that a legal separation gives a husband time to hide his money.” – Johnny Carson


233. “I used to hope that you’d bring me flowers. Now I plant my own. ” – Rachel Wolchin


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


235. “Sometimes divorce is the best thing that can happen to marriage. ” – Bangambiki Habyarimana


236. “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.” 


237. You are more resilient than you may think. You were born with the tools to navigate life's difficulties. Just know that I'm here to give you a little push start anytime you need one


238. “Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success. ” – Michael Crawford


239. “Even the jerks earn some of our affection. We can be glad they’re gone and yet still mourn the good parts.”  


240. Sometimes, one chapter in our lives has to end before the next can begin


241. “Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left. ” — Jean Kerr


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


243. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” 


244. “Heartbreak is a loss. Divorce is a piece of paper.” 


245. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


246. “Laughter is carbonated holiness.” – Anne Lamott


247. “The shattering of a heart when being broken is the loudest quiet ever.” 


248. Just when you think life can't get any worse, you look at the sky, and there it is, a silver lining in the clouds that proves things always get better. Your best is yet to come!


249. “I still cling to the hope of changing others, even though it has been pointed out to me that it doesn’t work. I still try. It always backfires. I hate that!” – SARK


250. “Every Friday, I like to high five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, willpower, and inappropriate humor.” —Nanea Hoffman


251. “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


252. “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


253. A strong woman doesn’t seek revenge. She moves on and lets karma do the dirty work


254. “One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson


255. “Nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people. ” – Jonathan Franzen


256. “It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ” – Eleanor Roosevelt


257. “I’m sorry.  I couldn’t hear you over the little voice in my head saying, “what a load of crap!”  


258. “The truth is unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” — Steve Maraboli


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


260. “Accept that you are MORE than you think you are…. Not less than what you think you should be.” – Stephanie Kathan


261. “I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.” — Jean-Francois Cope


262. “With divorce. . you’re not dead – you’re dormant. ” – Cheryl Nielsen


263. “Tough times never last but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller


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


265. “Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.” —Angela Bassett


266. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer


267. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


268. “Don’t stay together for the kids. They should grow up knowing what happiness and love are, rather than misery and hate.” (A child of divorced, but happy parents.)


269. “He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.”  


270. “Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality” — Les Brown


271. “I don’t miss him, I miss who I thought he was. ”


272. “No relationship is ever a waste of time.  If it didn’t bring you what you want, it taught you what you didn’t want.”  


273.  “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. ”


274. “Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again. ” – KT Witten


275. “I used to hope that you’d bring me flowers. Now I plant my own.”— Rachel Wolchin


276. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. ” – Shannon L. Alder


277. “You might not be able to control all the events that happen to you, but you can choose to not be reduced by them. ” – Maya Angelou


278. “Divorce love” quotes seem like an oxymoron…an impossibility. Love and divorce are only connected because divorce is the loss of love at least for one half of the couple. Rejection and the pain of lost love is one of the most devastating things to happen to a human being. According to the Bible, we are created to love, and to be loved by others and to demonstrate love to “God and our neighbor.” That is particularly hard to do in the middle of a divorce. Below are some thoughts that express either the loss of love during divorce, or the ability to love in spite of divorce, which we should all aspire to.


279. “Divorce is not really a tragedy. A tragedy is deciding to stay in an unhappy marriage and teaching your kids the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.” – Jennifer Weiner


280. “The worst kind of sad is not being able to explain why.”  


281. “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


282. “Life’s not about how hard of a hit you can give; it’s about how many you can take and still keep moving forward.”


283. Help take stock


284. “I should have known something was wrong with my first wife. When I brought her home to my parents, they approved of her. ” – Woody Allen


285. “People say, ‘Oh, God, how devastating to go through a divorce.’ Did I wish for this to happen to my family? No. But everyone is healthy; we’re moving on with our lives.”


286.  “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. ”


287. Does divorce lead to happiness?


288. “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.” ― ...


289. “Love when you’re ready, not when you’re lonely.”  


290. “We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize we only have one. ”   – Tom Hiddleston


291. “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.” ―Eleanor Roosevelt


292. “The arrangements that couples make in order to maintain civility in the midst of their journey to divorce are often most elaborate when the professed top priority is to protect a child. ” – John Irving


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


294. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” — Dalai Lama


295. “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


296. “After my divorce, painting took me out of panic mode and into a serene, calm place. I could absolutely lose myself. ” – Jane Seymour


297. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” 


298. “Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” ―David Ogilvy


299. “Half of all marriages end in divorce — and then there are the really unhappy ones.” Joan Rivers


300. “Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life.” – Germany Kent


301. “Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.” —Pablo Picasso


302. “Divorced men are more likely to meet their car payments than their child support obligations.”  


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


304. “Never run back to whatever broke you. ”


305. For when you want a rueful chuckle


306.  “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. ”


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


308. “Freeing yourself was one thing. Claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” – Toni Morrison!


309. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”  


310. “I think you will find that with divorce will come happier remarriage. ” – Helen Fisher


311. “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.” 


312. “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 shit at the door and put my children first? And reminded me about the things about my ex-husband that I love, and fostered the friendship?”


313.  “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. ”


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


315. “Throw us an obstacle and we grow stronger.” – Brad Henry


316. “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


317. “All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.”  


318. “What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.”  


319. “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


320. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” Shannon L. Alder


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


322. “Nothing’s a coincidence. Everything you’re experiencing is meant to happen exactly how it’s happening. Embrace the lessons. Be grateful. ”


323. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot


324. “You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go. Pain makes you stronger, tears make you braver and heartbreak makes you wiser, so thank the past for a better future.”


325. “Lies don’t end relationships, the truth does. ” – Shannon L. Alder


326. “For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.”  


327. You don’t have to go through this divorce alone. I'm here for you. Lean on me anytime


328. “Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.” – William James


329. Is divorce a sad thing?


330. For when all you can do is laugh at the twists in life


331. “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.” —Louise Hay


332. “Why don’t you just pretend that the asshole dropped dead? You can’t call or write to a dead man. Put a couple of candles in front of his picture, say a few Hail Marys, and get it over with. ” – Isabel Lopez


333. “Divorce is an expensive punishment love gets when it fails. ” – Bangambiki Habyarimana


334. “You can’t lose someone you never had. ” 


335. “Scrubbing the floor when no one else wanted to was something that my mother would have done. If I can't be with her, the least I can do is act like her sometimes.” 


336. “It wasn't about being happy or unhappy. I just didn't want to be me anymore.” 


337. “The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life. ” — Gloria Swanson


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


339. “I believe that. All divorce does is divert you, taking you away from everything you thought you knew and everything you thought you wanted and steering you into all kinds of other stuff, like discussions about your mother’s girdle and whether she should marry someone else.” 


340. “It’s like you feel to yourself that’s all you deserve. And the worse it gets the more it seems true, that you got it coming to you or it wouldn’t be that way.”  


341. The only time family becomes null is when those ties in the heart are cut. If you cut those ties, those people 


342. “Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley


343. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. ” – Carol Burnett


344. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” — Joshua 1:9


345. “If Allah knows there is anything good in your hearts, He will give you something better than what has been taken from you, and He will forgive you, and Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.” — Surat Al- Anfal 8:70


346. “People say, “Oh, God, how devastating to go through a divorce. ” Did I wish for this to happen to my family? No. But everyone is healthy; we’re moving on with our lives. ”  – Idi Klum


347. This is what you’re going through. It's difficult. Don't let it define you


348. ” These are the powerful words of Jennifer Weiner, a well-known television producer, and former journalist


349. “You cannot cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Rabindranath Tagore


350. “If you can't yet do great things, do small things in a great way.” ―Napoleon Hill


351. “Taking a thing apart is always faster than putting something together. This is true of everything except marriage.” Joe Hill


352. There are going to be good days and bad days, and you can give me a call anytime


353. . like he had treated me for years. Stupid me, standing by “my” vows as my Mama taught me, had for the first time, chosen the home I wanted to retire in. . using my recently deceased Mama’s inheritance for the down payment. Less than a year later I discovered on a Monday morning at work that the Monster I married had withdrawn half ( $20,000) from our bank account behind my back and left me. Not only did I not have to legally share that with him; my Mama had helped us out financially many times before. I can never forgive him for that. Not only did he devastate me, he basically stole from her. I was never a “Hater. ” Now I will always be. No group, or quotes or words from God can or will change it


354. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” —Coco Chanel


355. “Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.” Regina Brett


356. You can do anything, including getting through this chapter of your life


357. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” —Bo Jackson


358. “Going through a divorce is a pain. But you heal. ”


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


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


361. Divorce is not such a bad thing. Your glass is still half full and there's time to fill it up again with new achievements, progress, joy, happiness, and love. Raise your glass!


362. “The art of love … is largely the art of persistence.” 


363. “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.”  


364. “I’m not upset about my divorce. ” – Roseanne Barr


365. “Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.”


366. “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


367. I know it's hard to be hopeful during distressing times like these. Thinking positive thoughts and believing in yourself are the ingredients for creating a better tomorrow


368. You don’t need to forget all the good times you’ve had; you just need to remember there are good times ahead


369. What if I didn't blame the other person for anything and held myself 100 percent accountable? What 


370. “Laughter is a form of internal jogging.” – Norman Cousins


371. “You know why divorces are so expensive? Because they’re worth it.”


372. “Sometimes you’re going to have to let one person go a thousand different times, a thousand different ways, and there’s nothing pathetic or abnormal about that. You are human.”


373. “Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” 


374.  “You never really know a man until you have divorced him. ”


375. “I would have stayed a hundred times and I would have left one time only - still, I left.” 


376. “And,” Annabeth continued, “it reminds me how long we’ve known each other. We were twelve, Percy. Can you believe that?”


377. “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


378. “My husband and I have never considered divorce… murder sometimes, but never divorce.” Joyce Brothers


379. Once you realize you deserve better, letting go will be the best decision ever


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


381.  “Success is its own reward, but failure is a great teacher too, and not to be feared. ”


382. “Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything Maybe it’s about unbecoming everything that isn’t really you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.” A quote I found on Pinterest and pinned to my board labeled “Strength for Today”


383. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.” —Barbara Elaine Smith


384. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus


385. Please immerse yourself in them right now before they expire! But if they do, I'll 


386. “The standard you walk past, is the standard you accept.” —David Hurley


387. “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


388. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar


389. “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ” – Eleanor Roosevelt


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


391. “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 last, begun to.”  


392. “It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn't know what they mean to you.” 


393. “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


394. “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


395. “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” – Bernard Williams


396. You deserve the best in life, and I’m sure this is just a setback before you find a situation that makes you really happy


397. “If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” 


398. “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


399. “Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilisation work.” — Vince Lombardi


400. “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


401. “If you’re not positive energy, you’re negative energy.” Mark Cuban


402. “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.” 


403. “Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” – Ann Landers.


404. You seem more optimistic today. Know that even the smallest feeling of hope is a sign of progress. Keep looking ahead!


405. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


406. “There is one rule, above all others, for being a man. Whatever comes, face it on your feet.”  


407. “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, ...


408. “Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make peace with that and all will be well. ” – Buddha


409. “A man that is aware of your sadness and sleep doesn’t deserve your love at all.” 


410. “When we truly care for our own selves, 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


411. “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” ―Arthur C. Clarke


412. “Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” — Lady Gaga


413. “I hardly said a word to my wife until I said ‘yes’ to divorce. ” — John Milius


414. “I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.” —Jay-Z


415. “It wasn’t about being happy or unhappy. I just didn’t want to be me anymore. ” ― Sarah Dessen


416. I've been thinking a lot about you lately, about how strong you are to have the courage to ride through this storm


417. “When we cling to pain, we end up punishing ourselves.” – Leo Buscaglia


418.  “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ”


419. “Recovery begins from the darkest moment.” – John Major


420.  “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. ”


421. “I think it’s intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are.” —Don Cheadle


422. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie


423. “The soul usually knows what to do to heal itself.  The challenge is to silence the mind.”  


424. “You asked why I couldn't forgive you," Nick said, very quietly, and I jumped a little. "It was because you were the love of my life, Harper. And you didn't want to be. That's hard to let go.” 


425. “I think you will find that with divorce will come happier remarriages. ”  – Helen Fisher


426. “My parents’ divorce was explosive. But as with all things that explode, a clean, flattened area was created. I could see the horizon now. The fights between my parents would be over because they weren’t speaking; the tension in the house would be eased because there was no house. The canvas was now clean.”  


427. “You’re wonderful, and you’re loved. ”


428. “yet the person I trusted the most to always love me, simply doesn’t, well not in the same way.”


429. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. ” – Carol Burnett


430. “The best revenge is massive success.”  


431. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” — Lao Tzu


432. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey


433. “Fair is the four letter F word of divorce. ”  – Kate Van Dyka


434. “Divorce is divorce and it’s a really tough thing to go through, (But) I’d love to get married again. ” — Nicole Kidman


435. “Don’t let the person who didn’t love you keep you from the one who will.” – Kushandwisdom


436. “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.”  


437. “Don’t ruin a good today thinking about a bad tomorrow.” 


438. Sometimes, change is painful, but it’s exactly what we need


439. “With God, we have the power to be victorious no matter what, because we already know how the story ends, and we always have the choice to love.” – Suzy Brown 


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


441. ‘“Co-parenting with my Ex is so awesome! They’ve really become so mature and cooperative since our divorce…” said no one ever!’ Anonymous


442. “Every misfortune is also an opportunity, even if it takes a little time to stop sobbing.” – Adair Lara


443. “One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go. Whether it’s guilt, anger, love, loss, or betrayal. Change is never easy. We fight to hold on and we fight to let go.” – Mareez Reyes


444. “And then the dream dies, and the dream breaks into a tiny million pieces, which leaves you with a choice. You can either stick with it, which is unbearable, or you can go off and dream another dream.”


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


446. “Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony of money, and divorce a matter of course. ” – Helen Rowland


447. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” —Anaïs Nin


448. “Divorces are made in heaven.”


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


450. “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


451. “Delusion detests focus and romance provides the veil.” 


452. “The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent more women to the grave than to the courts for a divorce. ” ― Lemuel K. Washburn


453. Do you need a place to stay for a while? 


454. “Life is what we make it. Always has been. Always will be.” – Grandma Moses


455. “After my divorce, I was struggling to find my own voice. Through reading, I gained my power back. ” — Halle Berry


456. “A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.” ― George Meredith


457. “I think you will find that with divorce will come happier remarriages.”


458. “I permit myself the few days of whining, self-pity, and being pathetic that it takes to get to the next phase: an action plan.” – Laura Schlessinger


459.  “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. ”


460. “Don’t ruin a good day by thinking of a bad yesterday. ”


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


462. “The only one who can tell you “you can’t win” is you and you don’t have to listen.” —Jessica Ennis


463. It's not easy to just forget about your ex or the memories you share. Try not to be too hard on yourself. Cherish the pleasant memories and use them to inspire you to create new happy ones


464. “I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me. ” ― Kurt Cobain


465. This must be a really hard time for you to go through


466. It's normal to feel depressed and hopeless over losing a spouse. These feelings are a part of the process of grief. With time, you'll get to the stage of acceptance where you'll be able to forgive and let go


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


468. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan


469. “Only by acceptance of the past will you alter its meaning. ” – T. S. Eliot


470. “Do you want to talk about it?


471. “….And He knows whatever there is in (or on) the earth and in the sea; not a leaf falls, but He knows it. There is not a grain in the darkness of the earth or anything fresh or dry, but is written in a clear book.” — Surat Al-An’ am 6:59


472. “Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too.” — Mark Twain


473. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” – Dale Carnegie


474. “When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…” – Marcus Aurelius


475. “There are four stages in a marriage: First there’s the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce. ” – Norman Mailer


476. “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


477. “A horrible end is better than endless horror. ” – Oliver Markus


478. If there are any questions I can answer or information I can find for you, please feel free to ask me anything


479. “Never be afraid of starting over. It is a chance to rebuild your life the way you wanted all along.” 


480. “Sometimes you just have to accept the fact that some people only enter your life as a temporary happiness.”


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


482.  What’s a queen without her king? Historically speaking, a very effective leader


483. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison


484. “I'll never see them again. I know that. And they know that. And knowing this, we say farewell.” 


485. “Be a positive energy trampoline – absorb what you need and rebound more back.” — Dave Carolan


486. I care about you, and I don’t want you to feel like you are alone right now or going through this alone


487. “Experiencing a great change, like divorce, has the power to change us greatly. ”


488. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi


489. “If some area of your life sucks – do something else. Life is too short – and too long – to spend it being miserable.” – Jill Conner Browne


490. “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


491. You are a wonderful person, and I want you to know that you are surrounded by people who care about you and value you


492. “A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.” —Sonia Sotomayor


493. “Only take advice from someone you want to trade places with.”  


494.  “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


495. “Learn to be happy alone, so you know how to be happy with someone else.”


496.  “The process of discovering with somebody that you love that you don’t work is so painful. ”


497. “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


498. How about this memorable divorce quote from Linda Sunshine? “ 


499. “Just because a relationship ends, it doesn’t mean it’s not worth having.” – Sarah Mlynowski


500. If you want to vent and yell and scream, I’ll always listen without judgment


501. “I remember one desolate Sunday night, wondering: Is this how I´m going to spend the rest of my life? Marrid to someone who is perpetually distracted and somewhat wistful, as though a marvelous party is going on in the next room, which but for me he could be attending?” 


502. “Divorce lawyers stoke anger and fear in their clients, knowing that as long as the conflicts remain unresolved the revenue stream will keep flowing. ” – Craig Ferguson


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


504. “One of the most boring things about being in a relationship is that your partner usually makes their boredom your problem.”  


505. “Well, after the divorce, I went home and turned all the lights on!” – Larry David


506. “Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.” — Tony Robbins


507. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” —Frederick Douglass


508. “There ain't no way you can hold onto something that wants to go, you understand? You can only love what you got while you got it.” 


509. “Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you.” 


510. “Lost you. Found myself. ” 


511.  “I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. ”


512. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” —Augustine Og Mandino


513. “You never have to suffer due to, or be denatured by, another person, even someone you love.” – Rossana Condoleo


514. “It was amazing the things a person could get used to when they really had no other choice.” 


515. “There was nowhere I could go that wouldn't be you.” 


516. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall


517. “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.”  


518. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  


519. As difficult as I know this is, I know you can get through it and grow as a result


520. “I don’t think I’ll get married again. I’m not looking for it. What I can say about my divorce and my failed engagement is that I learned where my bar is.” – Jill Scott


521. “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” 


522. I'm sorry that this is ending. · 2. Do you want to talk about this? · 3. How can I best support you during this difficult time in your life? · 4 


523. “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.”  


524. Nothing teaches you strength like forgiving someone who never showed remorse


525. For when you need to quiet the shoulda woulda couldas


526. “I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love with her in the years we were apart.” 


527. You don’t loose a good man, you loose a man who’s not good for you


528. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. ” – Lucille Ball


529. Give your support


530. “When you fully trust a person for life, you get one of two results.  You either get a person for life or a lesson for life.” 


531. “Such silence has an actual sound, the sound of disappearance.”


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


533. Divorce can be a tragedy. Spending your life with the wrong person can also be a tragedy


534. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we fail to look at the door which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller


535. “Well, after the divorce, I went home and turned all the lights on!” – Larry David


536. “When people treat you like they don’t care, believe them.”  


537. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” — Steve Jobs


538. “When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.” – Diane Von Furstenberg


539. “I decided after my last divorce to marry myself. ” – Nell Carter


540. “Lots of things can be fixed. Things can be fixed. But many times, relationships between people cannot be fixed, because they should not be fixed. You're aboard a ship setting sail, and the other person has joined the inland circus, or is boarding a different ship, and you just can't be with each other anymore. Because you shouldn't be.” 


541.  “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


542. The world is so much bigger than it probably feels right now. Anything is possible


543. “You will experience grief, anger, and sadness as well as happiness, joy, and laughter. Know that every person that has come into your life and every challenge that you have overcome has made you the person you are today.” –Cindy Holbrook


544. “We ruined each other by being together. We destroyed each other’s dreams. ” – Kate Chisman


545. “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


546. When is divorce the best option?


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


548. “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” —Zig Ziglar


549. “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


550. I know we always liked [shared activity]. Do you want to do that again sometime?


551. “When we do something we like, we are not only happy. We are also very strong!” – Rossana Condoleo


552. “Women must learn to play the game as men do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


553. “Those who divorce aren’t necessarily the most unhappy, just those neatly able to believe their misery is caused by one other person. ” – Alain de Botton


554. “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ” ― Roseanne Barr


555.  “Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again. ” – KT Witten


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


557. “Starting today, I need to forget what’s gone, appreciate what remains, and look forward. ”


558. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have,” reads another anonymous post online. You cannot simply give up on life because your marital relationship couldn’t work out as you had imagined. Do not in any way, isolate yourself from your loved ones. This holds the potential for increasing your stress levels. It impacts your concentration abilities and affects your relationship with others. Never go through an experience this stressful, all by yourself. You require the assistance of loving friends and family members along with the right type of divorce lawyer in Utah. You can start by joining support groups. Meeting people who have experienced something similar to what you have, has proven to be of great help.


559. “Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.” 


560.   “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. ” 


561.  Words of comfort, empowerment, and truth can uplift us during times of 


562. “For anyone going through a divorce or any other painful challenge, the first and most important recommendation I can make is to find some spiritual and emotional support.”


563. “I'll tell you something, Harpy," he said, his voice almost a whisper now. "It never even occurred to me that we wouldn't make it. And it never occurred to you that we would. You were just waiting for us to go down in flames. I thought we could get through anything.” 


564. “Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” – Robert H. Schuller 


565. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl


566. “Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week. In a worthy moment of peace and bliss.” —S. O’Sade


567. “I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton


568.  Divorcecan cast a pretty long shadow over your vision for the future and leave 


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


570. “You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.” — George Lorimer


571. “Divorce can be on your terms.” – SAS for Women


572. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It just realizes that the only person you really have control over is yourself.”


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


574. “I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.”  


575. “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!”  


576. “Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost. ” – Robert H. Schuller


577. For when you know you’re ready to move on


578. The end of your marriage is a painful but temporary setback. Use it as a launching pad to propel yourself as far ahead as you possibly can


579. “It hurts when you realize you aren’t as important to someone as you thought you were.”  


580. “Divorce is expensive. I used to joke that they were going to call it ‘all the money,’ but they changed it to ‘alimony.’ It’s ripping your heart out through your wallet.” – Robin Williams


581. “Divorce is not the end of the world. It’s worse to stay in an unhealthy marriage. That’s a worse example for the children.”


582. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” ―Maya Angelou


583. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs, one step at a time.” — Joe Girard


584. “Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.”  


585. “It’s better to be alone than in bad company. ” – George Washington


586. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” Viktor Frankl


587. “Home is where you are. It’s much more than a structure or possessions — it is a matter of spirit” – SARK


588. “All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.” 


589. Sometimes, it's not losing the marriage that bothers us the most. It's the fear of change and the uncertainties that lie ahead. Take care of yourself now and the future will take care of itself


590. “I used to hope that you’d bring me flowers. Now I plant my own. ” – Rachel Wolchin


591. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein


592. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.” —Tina Fey


593. “Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.” — Tom Lehrer


594. “Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.” — Unknown 


595. “Okay, fine.”


596. Are you able to take care of your basic needs? Are you getting enough sleep and drinking enough water?


597.  “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be. ”


598. “A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there’s less of you.”  


599. “Every broken heart has screamed at one time or another: Why can’t you see who I truly am?” – Shannon L. Alder


600. “Try to avoid getting involved with somebody who’s gonna need killing before it’s over.” Jill Conner Browne


601. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” — William James


602. “You’re a wonderful person. ”


603. “You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens. ” – Mandy Hale


604. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”


605.  “Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you. ”


606.  “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. ”


607. “When my ex-husband called to tell me he was marrying his girlfriend, I calmly told him, ‘I hope you learned some things these last few years, and I hope you find what you’re looking for.’ What I really wanted to tell him was, ‘I hope your penis turns black and falls off and you’re miserable every single day for the rest of your life!’ I didn’t say that. I pretty much cried the rest of the day.” Suzy Brown


608. “Divorce is hardest at the beginning, most chaotic in the middle and best at the end. ”


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


610. “All things are difficult before they are easy.”  


611. Every beautiful garden needs some manure. Our most challenging experiences make us who we are


612. “No, he admitted. “So…you knew you liked me from that moment?”


613. “What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.” 


614. “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it… Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again.” —Steve Jobs


615. Encourage and uplift


616. “Do the best you can. No one can do more than that.” ―John Wooden


617. “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.” —Billie Jean King


618. Being single and happy. Enjoy singleness. date yourself. How to fall in love with being single. Single life. alone but not lonely. Love advice. independence. strong. inspiration for other women. single moms. Empower single mothers


619. “Don’t be afraid to love again, not everyone is like your ex.” – Anonymous


620. “Divorce is a process, not an event.”  


621.  “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. ”


622. “Don’t have regrets. You can learn something from every experience.”— Ellen Degeneres


623. “I never even believed in divorce until after I got married. ” – Diane Ford


624. A "deal breaker" was committed in the eyes of another


625. What is the best way I can help?


626. “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.


627. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” — Andrew Carnegie


628. “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


629. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” —Leymah Gbowee


630. “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” — Winnie the Pooh


631. “Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her.” – Yulia Tymoshenko


632. “You might not be able to control all the events that happen to you, but you can choose to not be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou


633. “I have a long track record of really horrible relationships and a divorce behind me, so I’m not the guy to ask. I just got really fortunate with this one.”


634. “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


635. “In every friendship hearts grow and entwine themselves together, so that the two hearts seem to make only one heart with only a common thought. That is why separation is so painful; it is not so much two hearts separating, but one being torn asunder.” 


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


637. Bring some food


638. You don't loose a good man, you loose a man who's not good for you. · 2.  Divorcecan be a tragedy. · 3. There is a big difference between giving up and starting 


639. “I don’t see divorce as a failure. I see it as an end to a story. In a story, everything has an end and a beginning. ” – Olga Kurylenko


640. Divorce is a risk of marriage and part of the process that ends the life of a marriage that was no longer viable. It doesn't mean you failed. I'm sure you tried your best


641. “If you’re still looking for a happy ending, I suggest you start searching for a new beginning. ”


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


643. “Divorce is like a death but with intent. ” – Kathiey V


644.  “Don’t have regrets. You can learn something from every experience. ”


645. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein


646. “Spouses may divorce, but parents are parents forever.” – Karen Covy


647. I know how big a heart you have, and I can’t imagine how difficult this must be for you


648. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” —Michael Jordan


649. “Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.” ―Cormac McCarthy


650. “It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest. —Walter Anderson


651. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” —Jennifer Lopez


652. “Despite the pain, if minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day, you keep going, you will get through your divorce. ” – Karen Finn


653. I know that every divorce is different, and you will get through this in your own way. I want to help however I can


654. “Small is not just a stepping-stone. Small is a great destination itself.” ―Jason Fried


655. “A good marriage is about what you put into it, not what you get out of it. You can’t reap something that you have not sown.” 


656. “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not, and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”  


657. “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


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


659. “We ruined each other by being together. We destroyed each other’s dreams.” 


660. “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


661. “If you are serious about making yourself miserable, you will meet no greater foe than constructive activity, no greater friend than absolute inactivity.” – Dan Greenburg 


662. “Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money,’ but they changed it to ‘alimony. ’ It’s ripping your heart out through your wallet. ” – Robin Williams


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


664. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” — Will Rogers



666. “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


667. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” Robert Brault


668. “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


669.  “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. ” – Nora Ephron


670. “Let your friends help. They are like water in the desert. They make you feel worthy again after long dry months of feeling like you are the biggest failure in the universe.” – Suzy Brown


671. “Some people think that it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.”  


672. “The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.” ―Epicurus


673. “It’s not about better time management. It’s about better life management” — Alexandra of The Productivity Zone


674. “To live, to err, to triumph, to re-create life out of life!” – James Joyce


675. That must be so difficult for you to deal with


676. “If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.”


677. “One good thing I’d like to say about divorce is that it sometimes makes it possible for you to be a much better wife to your next husband because you have a place for your anger – it’s not directed at the person you’re currently with.”


678. “Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” ―Anne Lamott


679. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got. ” – Robert Brault


680. “The man who leaves you is simply clearing the way for the one you deserve.”   


681. “Marry hope, divorce tension!”  


682. “If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences of what they did to your heart, then you’re allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. ” – Shannon L. Alder


683. “People's passion and desire for authenticity is strong.” —Constance Wu


684. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.” — Steve Jobs


685. Do you want to talk about this?


686. “Someone will declare, “I am the leader!” and expect everyone to get in line and follow him or her to the gates of heaven or hell. My experience is that it doesn’t happen that way. Others follow you based on the quality of your actions rather than the magnitude of your declarations.” ―Bill Walsh


687. · I pray God gives you the strength and courage you need to bounce 


688. “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be. ” – Elizabeth Gilbert


689. I understand things are difficult right now, but I also know you have the strength to overcome this.  You've got this!


690. “Being in a relationship should not feel like being in prison.” 


691. “Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.”  


692. “Taking a thing apart is always faster than putting something together. This is true of everything except marriage.”


693. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” —Amelia Earhart


694. “I don’t miss him, I miss who I thought he was.”  


695. “I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” — Ayn Rand


696. For when you want to be reminded to hope


697. “Let’s have a day out. Just the two of us. ”


698. “When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.” – William James


699. For when you need motivation to move on


700. Picking up the pieces of your shattered marriage and putting them away allows you to focus on creating new puzzle pieces for building a happier and more rewarding life. I'll be here if you need a hand to help put the pieces together


701.   Point out the positives


702. “There’s no pain or failure like going through a divorce. ” – Jennifer Lopez


703. “If it makes you nervous, you’re doing it right.” —Childish Gambino


704. Grief over a divorce is a positive thing that allows you to process all the negative emotions you're experiencing. I understand that it's overwhelming and it hurts. It just shows that you are human, a courageous human who will come out of this stronger


705. “It sucks doesn’t it, feeling like you’re not good enough.” 


706.  “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. ”


707. “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


708. “I’m not upset about my divorce. I’m only upset I’m not a widow.” Roseanne Barr


709. “The truth is that at age 19, I was a teenage mother living alone with my daughter in a trailer and struggling to keep us afloat on my way to a divorce. And I knew then that I was going to have to work my way up and out of that life if I was going to give my daughter a better life and a better future, and that’s what I’ve done.”


710. “Cry as much as you want to, but just make sure when you’re finished, you never cry for the same reason again.”


711. That sounds so painful


712. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett 


713. “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


714.  “Divorce is played by lawyers. But in a divorce of unhappy marriage, the winners are husband and wife. ”


715. “For some reason, we see divorce as a signal of failure, despite the fact that each of us has a right, and an obligation, to rectify any other mistake we make in life. ” – Joyce Brothers


716. “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


717. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.”— Lucille Ball


718. “You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” — Unknown 


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


720. “I think part of the reason why we hold on to something so tight is that we fear something so great won’t happen twice.”


721. Sometimes, a walk in nature helps to clear my head. Do you want to walk with me?


722. “Do not wait for the perfect time and place to enter, for you are already onstage.” —Unknown


723. I have a good idea of what you may be feeling. My heart aches for you right now. I'm sending you hope, love, peace, and joy in this email. Please immerse yourself in them right now before they expire! But if they do, I'll keep sending more your way


724. “Do not mock a pain you have not endured.”  


725. “Stop worrying about the kids so much. Ask God to protect and comfort and empower them. You can’t change what’s happened in their lives, but you can help them become stronger people.” Woody Goodvin, brother of Suzy Brown. In Radical Recovery by Suzy Brown


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


727. “Treat your relationship


728. “Don’t fix the blame, fix the problem.” Attributed to many different people – like John Wooden


729. “The only standing peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation” – Lord Chesterfield


730. “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ says the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” – Jeremiah 29:11


731. “Divorce sets off a tidal wave of changes – physical, mental, emotional, social, and existential. ” – Karen Finn


732. That must have been really stressful and overwhelming


733. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”   


734. “She’s just that into you if…she’s ever had her name on a restraining order, she blames herself for your bad behavior, she still sleeps in your flannel shirt six months after you’ve dumped her, she wants to kill herself only to hurt you.” – Linda Sunshine


735. “You can’t get ahead while you’re getting even.” – Dick Armey


736. “My ex and I divorced for religious reasons. He believed he was God, and I didn’t.” – Unknown


737. “The knowledge of the past stays with us. To let go is to release the images and emotions, the grudges and fears, the clingings and disappointments of the past that bind our spirit.” — Jack Kornfield


738. Think of divorce as lemons and use it to make the best lemonade you've ever tasted!


739. “We ruined each other by being together. We destroyed each other’s dreams. ” ― Kate Chisman


740. “Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.” —Walt Disney


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


742. One day, you’re going to wake up, and this will be behind you, and you will be surrounded by love


743.  “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?”


744. “My husband and I have never considered divorce… murder sometimes, but never divorce. ” ― Joyce Brothers


745. “We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them.” — Albert Einstein


746. “Never get involved with a flamenco dancer, no matter how gorgeous!” Adair Lara


747. Divorce isn’t the end of life; it’s just the beginning of a new one


748. You're one of the billions of people who lost their marriages and continued to live happy, successful lives. You will overcome this the same way they have


749. “Wronged wives were a law unto themselves.”  


750. “Workaholicism is such a tough addiction to get over. I had to divorce my wife because she was an enabler. ” — Dave Mordal


751. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realise I should have been more specific.” — Lily Tomlin


752. “Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.” — Gary Vaynerchuk


753. “What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.” 


754. “Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce. ” ― Voltaire


755. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen R. Covey


756. “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 


757. “But in the real world, you couldnt really just split a family down the middle, mom on one side, dad the other, with the child equally divided between. It was like when you ripped a piece of paper into two: no matter how you tried, the seams never fit exactly right again. It was what you couldn't see, those tiniest of pieces, that were lost in the severing, and their absence kept everything from being complete.” 


758. “For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.”  


759. “Don’t look for healing at the feet of those who broke you.” – Rupi Kaur


760. “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


761. “Don’t let a win get to your head or a loss to your heart.” 


762. “Divorce is a time of change. It really rocks a foundation of most people’s lives. When we have our heart broken or our dreams taken away from us, it is a time of growth and change. ” – Debbie Ford


763. “All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.”  


764. “Dusk is just an illusion because the sun is either above the horizon or below it. And that means that day and night are linked in a way that few things are there cannot be one without the other yet they cannot exist at the same time. How would it feel I remember wondering to be always together yet forever apart?” 


765. “I played possum. I did this, as the possum does, out of fear.”  


766.  “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. ”


767. For when you know that, no matter what, you got this


768. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela


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


770. “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


771. “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 last, begun to.”


772. “No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God!” ― T D Jakes


773. “In the divorce my ex got everything. Even kept her composure. ” — Tom Franklin


774. “Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers. ”– Gerald F. Lieberman


775. They fell out of love/stopped wanting the same things


776.  “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. ”.  “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. ”


777. “Opportunities don't happen, you create them.” — Chris Grosser


778.  Forget what hurt you in the past. Don’t forget what it taught you


779.   “Let me recommend a therapist if you need one. ”


780. “Happily Single” is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is. – Mandy Hale


781. “Moving on is a process; moving forward is a choice. There’s a slight difference between the two. Moving on is letting things happen; moving forward is making things happen.”


782. “No calamity befalls but by the permission of Allah, and whosoever believes in Allah, He will guide his heart. And Allah is the All-knower of everything.” Surat At- Taghabun 64:11


783. “Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.”


784. You have all the tools you need to get through this. You’re smart, tough, and resilient


785. “It’s funny how sometimes the people you’d take a bullet for are the ones behind the trigger.”  


786. “We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” – Sheryl Sandberg


787. “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


788. “Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually, the confidence will follow.”— Carrie Fisher


789. “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” ―Mortimer J. Adler


790.  “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. ”


791. “He went on for some time while I sat listening in silence because I knew he was right, and like two people who have loved each other however imperfectly, who have tried to make a life together, however imperfectly, who have lived side by side and watched the wrinkles slowly form at the corner of the other's eyes, and watched a little drop of gray, as if poured from a jug, drop into the other's skin and spread itself evenly, listening to the other's coughs and sneezes and little collected mumblings, like two people who'd had one idea together and slowly allowed that idea to be replaced with two separate, less hopeful, less ambitious ideas, we spoke deep into the night, and the next day, and the next night. For forty days and forty nights, I want to say, but the fact of the matter is it only took three. One of us had loved the other more perfectly, had watched the other more closely, and one of us listened and the other hadn't, and one of us held on to the ambition of the one idea far longer than was reasonable, whereas the other, passing a garbage can one night, had casually thrown it away.” 


792. “With divorce…you’re not dead—you’re dormant.”  


793. “Let’s go grab dinner and a movie like old times. ”


794. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” — Thomas Jefferson


795. “The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. I didn’t want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, without causing any fuss or consequences, and then not stop running until I reached Greenland. ” – Elizabeth Gilbert


796. How are you feeling right now?


797. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins


798. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted. 22 


799. Everyone deals with the pain of divorce in their own unique way. Take your time and get through this on your own terms. I'm here to understand and help, not to judge and blame


800. “I think of love and marriage in the same way I do plants: We have perennials and annuals. The perennial plant blooms, goes away, and comes back. The annual blooms for just a season, and then winter arrives and takes it out for good. But it still enriched the soil for the next flower to bloom. In the same way, no love is wasted.” – Glennon Doyle Melton


801. “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi


802. “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


803. “Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow. ” – Carrie Fisher


804. “My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes, but never divorce.” 


805. For when you realize that you really have grown apart


806. I’m so proud of you and how you are handling this


807. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ―Benjamin Franklin


808.  “There’s no pain or failure like going through a divorce. ”


809. “I know it's hard on you now, but it won't always feel this way. ”. . . You can alleviate the sometimes excruciating pain and heartbreak that 


810. “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.”


811. “First, find a path, and a little light to see by. Then push up your sleeves and start helping.” – Anne Lamott


812. “Those who get married for the wrong reasons often get divorced for the right ones. ” – Omar Cherif


813. “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


814. “A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” 


815. For when you realize that forgiveness is a gift for you, not them


816. In every crisis, there is an opportunity, even if it is just the opportunity to learn and feel


817. “Divorces are made in heaven. ” – Oscar Wilde


818. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho


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


820.  “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. ”


821. “I know what it’s like to be left. It sensitizes you to other people in the same boat.” – Elizabeth Buchan


822. “Sometimes divorce is better than marriage. ” – Sumner Redstone


823. “It is infinitely easier to suffer with others than to suffer alone.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer 


824. “Divorce is not always a doorway to happiness. The same can be said about marriage. ” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana


825. “Divorce is an epidemic that causes as much pain as any disease.”  


826. “The worst thing about divorce is that all those beautiful memories you built with someone who was supposed to be there forever, now hold the grief of loss. ” – Aaron Behr


827. “You will know you made the right decision; you feel the stress leaving your body, your mind, and your life.” – Brigette Nicole


828. “I got divorced recently. It was a mixed marriage. I’m human, he’s Klingon. ” – Carol Leifer


829. I'm sending this “words of encouragement for someone going through a divorce”card to let you know how much I care about and love you. When I look at you, I see a fighter and a winner. Never doubt your ability to rise above this


830. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” —Mark Twain


831. “Those who divorce aren’t necessarily the most unhappy, just those neatly able to believe their misery is caused by one other person.” – Alain de Botton


832. “If you have been divorced, you know it hurts – especially if your marriage had lasted many years. Whatever the circumstances of your relationship, and whatever the nature of its ending, there is always grief and regret – perhaps regret over the ending, or perhaps regret over not ending the relationship sooner – or perhaps both. Nonetheless, move past the grief and regret. No matter how painful, divorce, like all endings, opens the door to new beginnings.”


833. ” – Nora Ephron. . . Once your marriage has ended you can decide which role you want to 


834. “There’s a difference between giving up and knowing when you’ve had enough.”  


835. “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


836. “Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”


837. “Laughter, then, causes the body to produce its own painkiller.” – Dr. Raymond Moody


838. “I still have sadness and complicated feelings about my divorce. But how beneficial is it to keep hanging onto those feelings? If someone lives through an accident, he aims to become better and healthy. I aim to always progress – to make better decisions and be a better father, a better boyfriend, a better husband if it happens again.”


839. “Take me now, God!” I shout to the inky sky. “I´m ready.”


840. “Heartbreak is a loss. Divorce is a piece of paper. ” – Taylor Jenkins Reid


841. “The snag about marriage is, it isn’t worth the divorce. ” – Suzanne Finnamore


842. “Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted. ” – Richard Wagner


843. When was the last time we hung out with everyone altogether? Maybe we should go out as a group


844. Can I bring you any groceries or help you with the laundry? You must feel overwhelmed right now


845. “If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.” Carlos Santana


846. “Don’t have regrets. You can learn something from every experience. ” – Ellen Degeneres


847. “If you aren’t comfortable with a decision, the chances are that it’s not the right one. If you can change it, do it!” – Rossana Condoleo


848. “He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass. ”


849. “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


850. “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

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