Subjects — D
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
Divorce, n.: A resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash.
Two lives that once part are as ships that divide.
People named John and Mary never divorce. For better or for worse, in madness and in saneness, they seem bound together for eternity by their rudimentary nomenclature. They may loathe and despise one another, quarrel, weep, and commit mayhem, but they are not free to divorce. Tom, Dick, and Harry can go to Reno on a whim, but nothing short of death can separate John and Mary.
If it isn’t a success, that still wouldn’t be grounds for divorce.
The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.
Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5, 000 Gideon Bibles.
I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man I keep his house.