160+ Dating Quotes

Dating is a stage of romantic relationships. When you know each others better, you’ll learn if you and your partner are destined for a lifetime commitment. Inspirational dating quotes will give you a little bit of insight, laughter and a bit of a different attitude on love and relationship.

Love is so powerful that it can be hard to describe. The most famous love quotes is sure to make it easier to express your emotions and feelings of love to your partner. These couple quotes and valentine quotes will help you describe exactly how you are feeling with the most simple wording.

Dating Quotes

Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you. – Joey Adams

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My girlfriend told me that she was seeing another man. I told her to rub her eyes. – Emo Philips

Dating is about finding out who you are and who others are. If you show up in a masquerade outfit, neither is going to happen. – Henry Cloud

Better to put your heart on the line, risk everything, and walk away with nothing than play it safe. Love is a lot of things, but ‘safe’ isn’t one of them. – Mandy Hale

Employees make the best dates. You don’t have to pick them up and they’re always tax-deductible. – Andy Warhol

The joy of intimacy is the reward of commitment. – Joshua Harris

In its purest form, dating is auditioning for mating. – Joy Browne

In my own relationships, I know that I should break up with someone who doesn’t encourage me to be strong and make my own choices and do what’s best in my life, so if you’re dating someone who doesn’t want you to be the best person you can be, you shouldn’t be dating them. – Veronica Roth

Dating is a battleground filled with deception and infidelity. – Andrew S. Trees

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Dating is really all about sex. In the conventional context, this means that the man invites the woman to go through a social encounter, the ultimate purpose of which is sexual engagement. – Alexander Mccall Smith

Love doesn’t make the world go ’round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile. – Shannon L. Alder

Isn’t it strange – when you’re single, all you see is couples, and when you’re part of a couple, all you see are hookers. – Jim Gaffigan

I like to date schoolteachers. If you do something wrong, they make you do it over again. – Rodney Dangerfield

It is the same way with dating. The time you are most prepared for dating is when you don’t need anyone to complete you, fulfill you, or instill in you a sense of worth or purpose. – Myles Munroe

Dating is a give and take. If you only see it as “taking,” you are not getting it. – Henry Cloud

You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I’m older and wiser and I think I’d make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility. – Stevie Nicks

Everybody knows the pressure of a first date: Searching for that perfect outfit. Hunting for ways to be engaging. Dissecting each detail when it’s over to check for mistakes. Dating can make even the most confident person lose his cool. – Kelly Starling

Dating a girl with a guy best friend is never easy. – Unknown

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A person’s readiness to date is largely a matter of maturity and environment. – Myles Munroe

I’m always looking for meaningful one-night stands. – Dudley Moore

I don’t have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who’d be mad at me for saying that. – Mitch Hedberg

Dating a man is like flying a kite. You only need to know when to wind up the string or let it out. – Jenna Alatari

Always carry a book on a date so that when you get bored you can slip into the Ladies’ for a read. – Sharon Stone

Internet dating is the fastest, most efficient way to gather a pool of qualified candidates. It could take you a lifetime to do the investigation that the computer comes up with in seconds. – Judsen Culbreth

Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion. – Scott Adams

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day-and another, in case it doesn’t rain. – Mae West

Online dating is just as murky and full of lemons as finding a used car in the classifieds. Once you learn the lingo, it’s easier to spot the models with high mileage and no warranty. – Laurie Perry

A guy should make the woman he is dating feel different and more special than anyone else in his life ?Samantha Daniels

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

There is so much hurt in this game of searching for a mate, of testing, trying. And you realize suddenly that you forgot it was a game, and turn away in tears. – Sylvia Plath

Dating should be less about matching outward circumstances than meeting your inner necessity. – Mark Amend

I spent the weekend after our date wishing I could stab him with my fluffy-duck pen and staring at the phone hoping he’d call. Dating is a very tricky business. – Cath Crowley

Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people. – Doug Coupland

I’m dating a woman now who, evidently, is unaware of it. – Garry Shandling

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This is one rule about mixing boys and girls: that a date always comes first. – Elizabeth Berg

Don’t date anyone you can’t see yourself marrying. – Turcois Ominek

Whenever I date a guy, I think, “Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?” – Rita Rudner

Never date a woman you can hear ticking. – Mark Patinkin

I think more dating stuff is scheduling. It’s needing people who understand your work schedule. – Jennifer Love Hewitt

If you don’t have a valentine, hang out with your girlfriends, don’t go looking for someone. When it’s right, they’ll come to you. – Carmen Electra

Dating an ex is the equivalent of failing a test you already had the answers to. – Kendrick Cole

Dating is different when you get older. You’re not as trusting, or as eager to get back out there and expose yourself to someone. – Toni Braxton

Dating is about finding out who you are and who others are. If you show up in a masquerade outfit, neither is going to happen. – Henry Cloud

Don’t look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food. – Karen Salmansohn

Dating is primarily a numbers game…. People usually go through a lot of people to find good relationships. That’s just the way it is. – Henry Cloud

I don’t always know when someone is attracted to me, but when I do, it’s two years later. – Unknown

There’s plenty of fish in the sea, I’m just no good at fishing. – Unknown

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Every time you date someone with an issue that you have to work to ignore, you’re settling. – Andre Breton

Employees make the best dates. You don’t have to pick them up and they’re always tax-deductible. – Andy Warhol

Date someone because you already see a future, not because you want to see if you would work out. – Sarah Moores

A person’s readiness to date is largely a matter of maturity and environment. – Dr. Myles Munroe

Dating is a give and take. If you only see it as ‘taking,’ you are not getting it. – Henry Cloud

Dating is a place to practice how to relate to other people. – Henry Cloud

I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl. But then I’d get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. I’ve since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention to her. – Matthew Perry

If you kiss on the first date and it’s not right, then there will be no second date. Sometimes it’s better to hold out and not kiss for a long time. I am a strong believer in kissing being very intimate, and the minute you kiss, the floodgates open for everything else. – Jennifer Lopez

Dating should be a part of your life, not your life a part of dating. There is more to life than finding a date. But at the same time, dating is a part of your life, and if your ‘traffic patterns’ don’t include new people, they are not serving that part of your life. – Henry Cloud

Well, dating has become a sport and not about finding the person you love. – Rashida Jones

Dating is really hard because everyone puts on a front. It’s really difficult to see who is who, so it is important to be yourself. – Brooke Burke

Everybody knows the pressure of a first date: Searching for that perfect outfit. Hunting for ways to be engaging. Dissecting each detail when it’s over to check for mistakes. Dating can make even the most confident person lose his cool. – Kelly Starling

Honesty is the key to a relationship. If you can fake that, you’re in. – Richard Jeni

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Dating now is a lot like going shopping when you don’t have any money. Even if you find the right thing, you can’t do anything about it. – Joshua Harris

People tend to look at dating sort of like a safari – like they’re trying to land the trophy. – Henry Cloud

Online dating is just as murky and full of lemons as finding a used car in the classifieds. Once you learn the lingo, it’s easier to spot the models with high mileage and no warranty. – Laurie Perry

I’ve never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately. It’s been a much slower process for me each time I’ve gone into a relationship. – Leonardo DiCaprio

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. – Jim Bishop

What is a date, really, but a job interview that lasts all night? The only difference is there aren’t many job interviews where you’ll wind up naked. – Jerry Seinfeld

Whenever I want a really nice meal, I start dating again. – Susan Healy

Dating is all about the chase. It’s fun! – Lauren Conrad

Dating someone on the opposite end of the happy spectrum teaches you an incredible amount of patience. – Chris Pine

Dating someone exclusively for four months in New York is like four years in Anchorage. – Zack Love

I don’t make mistakes…I date them. – Unknown

When he said he lived in a gated community, I didn’t consider jail as one. – Unknown

I married Miss Right. I just didn’t know her first name was “Always”. – David Young

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Dating a man is like flying a kite. You only need to know when to wind up the string or let it out. – Jenna Alatari

I don’t know any of us who are in relationships that are totally honest – it doesn’t exist. – Richard Gere

I have a lot of boyfriends, I want you to write that. Every country I visit, I have a different boyfriend. And I kiss them all. – Anna Kournikova

I was dating this guy and we would spend all day text messaging each other. He thought he could tell that he liked me more because he actually spelled the word ‘you’ and I just put the letter ‘u’. – Kelly Osbourne

You didn’t date someone to change him. You dated him because you wanted him for the way he was. Flaws and fears and all. – Jean Oram

I went on a date recently and the guy took me horseback riding. That was kind of fun, until we ran out of quarters. – Susie Loucks

I went out to dinner with a Marine. He looked at me and said, ‘I could kill you in seven seconds.’ I go, I’ll just have toast then. – Margaret Smith

My father always said, ‘Be the kind they marry, not the kind they date.’ So on our first date I’d nag the guy for a new dishwasher. – Kris McGaha

I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met. – Steven Wright

My girlfriend told me she was seeing another man. I told her to rub her eyes. – Emo Phillips

Basically, dating is like climbing a volcano and you never know when it’s going to erupt, dumping molten lava and burning you. – Robin Bielman

To be happy with a man, you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all. – Helen Rowlnad

We are constantly protecting the male ego, and it’s a disservice to men. If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence, he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend. – Betty Dodson

To find a prince, you gotta kiss some toads. – Foxy Brown

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When you’ve exhausted the traditional dating channels of casual bar encounters and awkward exchanges at the grocery store, the option of online dating is a ray of hope in an otherwise desolate field of desperation and loneliness. – Alfred Jarry

Before you enter into the world of online dating, be prepared with what to say in case your date looks less the pictures you saw online and moe like a sunburned walrus. – Alfred Jarry

I hate first dates. I made the mistake of telling my date a lie about myself, and she caught me. I didn’t think she’d actually demand to see the bat cave. – Alex Reed

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. – Groucho Marx

Online dating is like online shopping except you’re looking for people no one wants and it’s $50 a month. – Phil Pivnick

I miss dating The excitement of meeting someone new, that feeling of butterflies when you see if you can climb out their bathroom window… – MF FairyPrincessSmoo?

I don’t know the first real thing about the dating game. I don’t know how to talk to a specific person and connect. I just think you have to go to person by person and do the best you can with people in general. – Jason Schwartzman

Everything I buy is vintage and smells funny. Maybe that’s why I don’t have a boyfriend. – Lucy Liu

The best part about speed dating is having 8-10 new guys to drink with, and none of them are keeping track of how many drinks you’ve had. – Miss Moneypenny

It’s afterward you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn’t necessarily prove that you loved him. – Marguerite Duras

And I shall find some girl perhaps, and a better one than you. With eyes as wise, but kindlier, and lips as soft, but true, and I daresay she will do. – Rupert Brooke

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a $1 million Stradivarius to a gorilla. – Jim Bishop

My philosophy of dating is to just fart right away. – Jenny McCarthy

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I’m not great at dating, but I need to do it to relax. – Lena Dunham

Well, dating has become a sport and not about finding the person you love. – Rashida Jones

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. – Katharine Hepburn

An online dating site for really old people called Carbon Dating. – Kelkulus

Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from. – Mae West

I saw a beautiful couple working out together, and couldn’t help but hope that someday I’d find someone who will hate them with me someday. – Unknown

Dating is where you pretend you’re someone you’re not to impress someone you don’t know. – Melanie White

My mom is going to kill me for talking about sleeping with people. But I don’t want to put myself in the position where I’m in a monogamous relationship right now. I’m not dating just one person. ‘Sex and the City’ changed everything for me because those girls would sleep with so many people. – Lindsay Lohan

I have an urge to communicate. I think I’m a change from what it would be like dating a normal guy who doesn’t talk too much. – Drake

Men will sleep with women they wouldn’t date, and women will date men they wouldn’t sleep with. Rebecca Christian

I know we’ve only just met, but I have the feeling that I’ve known you all my life because every little thing you do drives me up the wall. Dan Piraro

I’m afraid of dating. When the guy shows up at the door, I give him my purse and beg him not to hurt me. Maria Bamford

I’m dating a homeless woman. It’s easier to get her to stay over. – Gary Shandling

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My biggest problem with dating is that I have no game. Some women can just bat their eyes and men come running. The men just keep popping up one after another. It’s like they have a magical man-filled Pez dispenser. Lori Giarnella

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day, and another, in case it doesn’t rain. – Mae West

Dinner is a great first date. Don’t believe that stuff about girls not wanting to eat on a first date-sharing a romantic meal is so sexy. – Carmen Electra

Dating is kind of hard. Like dinner or something like that. Like a forced awkward situation is very strange. Especially for me, for some reason. – Zac Efron

Dating has taught me what I want and don’t want, who I am, and who I want to be. – Jennifer Love Hewitt

Date someone who is home and an adventure all at once. – Unknown

The most difficult part of dating is the initial invitation. – Janell Carroll

Opposites attract- and then aggravate. – Joy Browne

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Everyone knows that dating in your thirties is not the happy-go-lucky free-for-all it was when you were twenty-two. Helen Fielding

Dating a grad student was like making hurried-up popcorn: lots of butter, high heat, instant noise. Will Weaver

Dating, after all is still about two people who are interested in one another and want to get together at a specific time and place. Joy Browne

I can’t imagine dating a boy, meeting him only outside the home. What’s a home and family for if it’s not the center of one’s life? – Loretta Young

Dating is really hard because everyone puts on a front. It’s really difficult to see who is who, so it is important to be yourself. – Brooke Burke

Mary Tyler Moore was a working woman whose story lines were not always about dating and men. They were about work friendships and relationships, which is what I feel my adult life has mostly been about. – Tina Fey

After a number of years dating, we decided we were good partners. – Melinda Gates

I stopped dating for six months a year ago. Dating requires a lot of energy and focus. – Daphne Zuniga

Dating requires a leap of faith that the two of you can have a good time together for an hour or two. Joy Browne

Dating is an emotional experience. You’re vulnerable. You’re letting someone you barely know see the real you. Joy Browne

A date may be just a pleasant coming together; a way of saying thank you for a favor, or it may be a delicate step in a courtship and mating dance. Rebecca Sharp Colmer

But the one thing that says it all about dating is: it is about communication. Rebecca Sharp Colmer

I love being a single mom. But it’s definitely different when you’re dating. – Brooke Burns

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Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people. – Douglas Coupland

Dating is different when you get older. You’re not as trusting, or as eager to get back out there and expose yourself to someone. – Toni Braxton

If I’m with a man, is that going to prevent me from achieving my goal? What sacrifices will I have to make in terms of being myself, if I’m with a man? Something that young women find out really quickly is that when you start dating, all of a sudden you’re supposed to have a role. You’re not allowed to just be yourself. – Candace Bushnell

How many of you have ever started dating because you were too lazy to commit suicide? – Judy Tenuta

Don’t leave a piece of jewelry at his house so you can go back and get it later; he may be with his real girlfriend. – Amy Sedaris

The bottomline is that dating is supposed to be fun and enjoyable. Maybe a few butterflies will flutter in your tummy but that is part of the thrill of dating. Rebecca Sharp Colmer

Dating is something you do before making binding choices or exclusive commitments. Rebecca Sharp Colmer

To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect. Criss Jami

You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow. I’m older and wiser and I think I’d make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility. Stevie Nicks

The greatest thing about me isn’t even a part of me. It’s you. – Kamand Kojouri

Some men will take you to the movies. Some will take you to the mountaintop. – Darnell Lamond Walker

Dating’s stressful. I’d have to dress up. – Danika Stone

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When I opened the door, Andrew was standing there like a remedy for heart palpitations. Or maybe he made them worse. It was hard to tell. – R.Walker

Better to put your heart on the line, risk everything, and walk away with nothing than play it safe. Love is a lot of things, but “safe” isn’t one of them. Mandy Hale

Don’t look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food. Karen Salmansohn

Women need to know that not all guys are going to hurt them the way that the guy did before they started dating me. I know guys I wouldn’t go out with. – Garry Shandling

Dating is like searching for the perfect wine. One date is too fruity, another too dry, and still another too much bouquet. But once you find the perfect variety that suits your taste, get drunk. Katie Kosko

Old-fashioned dating still exists. You’re either dating the wrong people or you are the problem. – Dominic Riccitello

Oh hell no, I thought. I am not wasting my first kiss on some guy who’s skipping out on our first date. – Joey Graceffa

Everything he does while you’re dating is like a crystal ball predicting what he’s going to be like after you’re married. If you don’t like a habit of his, honey, unless you fix it before the altar, it’s there to stay. Bethany Jett

Dating with no intent to marry is like going to the grocery store with no money. You either leave unhappy or take something that isn’t yours. Jefferson Bethke

Keep the first date brief, short, sweet and simple and they’ll come back to you. – Auliq Ice

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If you’d rather not go with me, I will completely understand and won’t hate you for more than a day. Maybe two. – Gena Showalter

If you can’t love me in my rugs, you don’t deserve me in my riches. – Bernard Kelvin Clive

You didn’t date someone to change him. You dated him because you wanted him for the way he was. Flaws and fears and all. – Jean Oram

I once dated a weather girl, we talked up a storm. – Jay London

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Dating is like trying to make a meal out of leftovers. Some leftovers actually get better when they’ve had a little time to mature. But others should be thrown out right away, No matter how you try to warm them up, they’re never as good as when they were new. Lisa Kleypas

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