The following list is a selection of dating quotes which may or may not give you some insight or inspiration to delve into the dating scene.

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