divorce

A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on children, divorce, family, justice, losing, love, parenthood, people, statistics, and wisdom

Then we lost a child, there was that incident, a four year-old little girl. It had a profound effect on me and on Barbara. You know, . . . when you lose a child some families go apart. There's a common wisdom that the loss of a loved one for parents divides them later on. People cite divorce statistics. In our case it was just the other way around. And our family has been close, close, close. And Barbara and I have been married for over 50 years, and I think that horrible incident drew us even closer together.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

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A Quote by Freeman Dyson on awareness, divorce, endings, facts, marriage, mathematics, past, and physics

I am acutely aware of the fact that the marriage between mathematics and physics, which was so enormously fruitful in past centuries, has recently ended in divorce.

Freeman Dyson

Source: Missed Opportunities, 1972. (Gibbs Lecture?)

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A Quote by Ezra Taft Benson on devil, discontent, divorce, family, pride, problems, rebellion, teenage, and women

One of Satan's greatest tools is pride: to cause a man or a woman to center so much attention on self that he or she becomes insensitive to his Creator or fellow beings. It is a cause for discontent, divorce, teenage rebellion, family indebtedness, and most other problems we face.

Ezra Taft Benson (1899 - 1994)

Source: Conference Report, April 1979, Ensign May 1979

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A Quote by Elayne Boosler on divorce and people

I've never been married, but I tell people I'm divorced so they won't think something's wrong with me.

Elayne Boosler

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on day, divorce, husbands, and worry

Said of her husband on the day their divorce became final: Oh, don't worry about Alan. . . . Alan will always land on somebody's feet.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: You Might As Well Live, by John Keats, Pt. IV, Ch. 1, 1970.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on divorce and labor

If you divorce capital from labor, capital is hoarded, and labor starves.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

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A Quote by Clare Boothe Luce on divorce, good, motherhood, and sleep

You know, that's the only good thing about divorce; you get to sleep with your mother.

Clare Boothe Luce (1903 - 1987)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on divorce, justice, knowledge, and wisdom

Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Carolyn Green on belief and divorce

I don't believe in divorce. I believe in widowhood.

Carolyn Green

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A Quote by Bill Hoest on divorce, husbands, and speech

Husband at the bar: "I used to have a speech impediment but we got divorced."

Bill Hoest

Source: The Lockhorns, a cartoon

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