divorce

A Quote by Prophet Muhammad on divorce, earth, and god

God has created nothing on the face of the earth more dearer to Him than emancipation, and God has created nothing on the face of the earth more hateful to Him than divorce.

Muhammad (570 - 632)

Source: Sayings of Muhammad. by Prof. Ghazi Ahmad

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A Quote by Mother Teresa on divorce, family, good, happiness, love, soul, and unity

On the British Royal Divorce (Charles and Dianna). She is such a sad soul. It is good that it is over. Nobody was happy anyhow. I know I should preach family love and unity, but in their case. . . .

Mother Teresa (1910 - 1998)

Source: 1996

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A Quote by Margaret Atwood on divorce and survival

A divorce is like an amputation; you survive, but there's less of you.

Margaret Atwood (1939 -)

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A Quote by Lauren Bacall on divorce and publicity

In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.

Lauren Bacall (1924 -)

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A Quote by Gaius Julius Caesar on divorce, family, and laws

After divorce of Pompeia in 62 BC I feel that members of my family should never be suspected of breaking the law. -Meos tam suspicione quam crimine iudico carere oportere

Julius Caesar (c. 100 - 44 BC)

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A Quote by Johnny Carson on divorce, husbands, money, separation, and time

The difference between divorce and legal separation is that a legal separation gives a husband time to hide his money.

Johnny Carson (1925 -)

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A Quote by John Donne on chastity, divorce, enemies, force, god, heart, labor, love, reason, and weakness

Batter my heart, three-personed God, for you As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend; That I may rise and stand, o'erthrow me and bend Your force to break, blow, burn, and make me new. I, like a usurped town to another due, Labor to admit you, but oh, to no end; Reason, your viceroy in me, me should defend, But is captived, and proves weak or untrue. Yet dearly I love you, and would be lov-ed fain, But am betrothed unto your enemy Divorce me, untie or break that knot again; Take me to you, imprison me, for I Except you enthrall me, never shall be free, Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.

John Donne (1572 - 1631)

Source: Holy Sonnets, No. 14, L 1

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on design, divorce, freedom, garden, imagination, perfection, play, and pleasure

But where only a free play of our presentational powers is to be sustained as in the case of pleasure gardens, room decoration, all sorts of useful utensils, and so on, any regularity that has an air of constraint is to be avoided as much as possible. That is why the English taste in gardens, or the baroque taste in furniture, carries the imagination's freedom very far, even to the verge of the grotesque, because it is precisely this divorce from any constraint of a rule that the case is posited where taste can show its greatest perfection in designs made by the imagination.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

Source: Critique of Aesthetic Judgment, 1790, Part I, 22

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A Quote by Hannah Arendt on divorce, integrity, research, and war

To be sure, nothing is more important to the integrity of the universities . . . than a rigorously enforced divorce from war-oriented research and all connected enterprises.

Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975)

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A Quote by Groucho Marx on clarity, divorce, and wives

As soon as I get through with you, you'll have a clear case for divorce and so will my wife.

Groucho Marx (1895 - 1977)

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