92+ Best Dating Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational romantic dating quotes will put your sweet feelings into words and help you express the excitement of this special time.

Famous Dating Quotes

Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley

I didn’t lose you, you lost me. You’ll search for me inside of everyone you’re with and I won’t be found. – Anonymous

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

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 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

Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere on water and land. – Walt Witman

On the day when it will be possible for woman to love not in her weakness but in her strength, not to escape herself but to find herself, not to abase herself but to assert herself – on that day love will become for her, as for man, a source of life and not of mortal danger. – Simone de Beauvoir

In its purest form, dating is auditioning for mating (and auditioning means we may or may not get the part). – Joy Browne

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

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

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

If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them. – Michael Bassey Johnson

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

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

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

I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship. – Jennifer Lopez

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

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

People change and forget to tell each other. – Lillian Hellman

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 a girl with a guy best friend is never easy. – unknown

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

We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions. That we’ll screw up royally sometimes. – Arianna Huffington

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them. – Andre Maurois

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

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. –Leonard Cohen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The prospect of dating someone in her twenties becomes less appealing as you get older. At some point in your life, your tolerance level goes down and you realize that, with someone much younger, there’s nothing really to talk about. – Clint Eastwood

I don’t really believe in rules, but I do like old-fashioned dating where you don’t call the guy until he calls you. I don’t think it’s like he’s got to do this and that’s the rule. – Ashley Tisdale

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

Dating is a numbers game. What we try to promise is good first dates. Once that first date happens, it’s really up to you. – Sam Yagan

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

I like to think I’ll just be walking down the street one day and stop and meet someone, like, ‘Oh my God, you’re awesome,’ and then we start dating. – Laura Prepon

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

Dating a creative pushes me to think outside the box. –Hannah Bronfman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Don’t let society fool you into believing that if you don’t have a girlfriend or boyfriend then you’re destined for a life of misery. The Dalai Lama has been single for the last 80 years and he is one of the happiest people on earth. Stop searching for happiness in places outside of yourself, and start finding it where it has always been: within you. – Miya Yamanouchi

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

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

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

My sister was with two men in one night. She could hardly walk after that. Can you imagine? Two dinners! – Sarah Silverman

I asked this one girl out, and she said, “You got a friend?” I said yes. She said, “Then go out with him. – Don Irreva

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

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

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