43 Dating Quotes on Finding Someone to Love


To dip your toes into love and relationship means to explore the world of dating. When you go out there and open yourself up, you invite the possibility of someone coming into your life. By dating, you meet people, build friendships, and develop stronger attraction and affection. When things go your way, it can even lead to something deeper and long-lasting.

But we can’t always expect it to be smooth sailing. Dating can also be frustrating and even exhausting when it doesn’t work with anyone. Then you start to get impatient and ask yourself if the right person is ever going to come. In the end, it makes you realize that people come and go, but the right one always finds a way to stay.

Whether your dating life is a success or one that needs more work (or luck), you’re not alone. From those breathtaking moments to awkward scenarios to relationship blunders, dating really does make life interesting. So here are 43 fun dating quotes that may make you want to get back in the dating pool, that is if you’re single, of course.

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

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

I believe with all my heart that the cliches are true, that we are our own best friends and best company, and that if you’re not right for yourself, it’s impossible to be right for anyone. – Rachel Machacek

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

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Dating is fun. It’s light: There’s courting; there’s the interesting, exciting text messaging and flirting. There’s no weight. When you start getting into relationships, you really start having to consider each other in your lives, and I think that’s really important. – Denise Vasi

An important part of dating is communicating. We communicate by sharing our thoughts, ideas, and feelings. We enjoy being with someone when we have an easy time communicating or when we have a lot to talk about. – John Bytheway

Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love. – Mandy Hale

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

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If he’s not calling you, it’s because you are not on his mind. If he creates expectations for you, and then doesn’t follow through on little things, he will do same for big things. Be aware of this and realize that he’s okay with disappointing you. – Greg Behrendt

I don’t have a type. But one thing I can say from my dating experience is that a physical attraction will only take you so far. So you definitely have to have a strong intellectual connection as well. – Jesse Metcalfe

Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with. – Candace Bushnell

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Well, I’m sure you’ll find someone somewhere who’ll have you. – J.K. Rowling

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I don’t understand dating.. and the other things that people do.. all I know is that you ought to find the one you recognize. The one who gives you four arms, four legs, four eyes, and has the other half of your heart. There’s only one of those, so what are all the other things for? Like dating? – C. JoyBell C.

I learned how quickly I could go from having never met someone to having the world think I’m dating them. – Halsey

Ask yourself, does this person make me feel good about myself? Do I feel safe, strong and free with this person? Those are the questions you need to ask….You have to be strong to truly be open. – April Sinclair

What organized dating sites fail to understand is that the people are far more interesting in what they don’t say about themselves. – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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There’s nothing like that feeling of waiting for a guy. It’s the loneliest feeling in the world. Holding that cell phone in your hand as you take out the trash, use the bathroom, change the litter box. Fearful that the one second you aren’t looking will be when they call. Pathetic. And something I have done as recently as last week. – Hilary Winston

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

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

A good place to meet a man is at the dry cleaner. These men usually have jobs and bathe. – Rita Rudner

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You know a relationship has deteriorated past the point of salvage when one person detests another’s gestures. – Josephine Humphreys

I’m honest about the journey I’ve been on, so I definitely don’t take dating lightly anymore. – Demi Lovato

If you don’t want to tear off the clothes of the person you’re on a date with and jump into bed with them, then what’s the point? I’d never date; instead, I’d have lots of good friends and hug them a lot and life would be easier and neater and uncomplicated. – Rachel Machacek

If there hadn’t been women we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends. – Orson Welles

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

We all prospect, and don’t even know we’re doing it. When you start the dating process, you are actually prospecting for the person you want to marry. When you’re interviewing employees, you are prospecting for someone who will best fit your needs. – Zig Ziglar

You can always evaluate a man’s character by the way he speaks about his ex girlfriends and other women. When entering a new relationship or getting close with a new guy, make sure you take notice of the language he uses when referring to other girls. – Miya Yamanouchi

I am looking for the one I can’t fool. – Kamand Kojouri

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I’m not that shallow, asshole. I don’t need money. It’s way more important for them to be good-looking. – Chelsea Handler

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

The best relationships are between two people who care more about each other’s good than their own momentary pleasure. – Joshua Harris

A relationship that is truly genuine does not keep changing its colors. Real gold never rusts. – Suzy Kassem

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You fall in love and it completely consumes you. So a part of you is broken when that’s gone. And part of you wants to have that rebellious feeling where you’re just like “Forget it- I can do anything i want” I’ve tried it and I’ve never been that girl. I’m always going to be the girl you want to take home to your parents, not for the night. – Selena Gomez

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

There’s only two people in your life you should lie to… the police and your girlfriend. – Jack Nicholson

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

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If you have to convince someone to stay with you then they have already left. – Shannon L. Alder

I believe that often people even stay in bad relationships longer than they should because the fear of the pain of dating is scarier than the pain of a bad relationship! – Karen Salmansohn

I’ve dated some women who have turned me on to some funny things that are strange for men to actually do, but these things have become part of my process. I think the things I do for my appearance help make me look better. I even colour my hair because I like how it makes me look. – Ryan Seacrest

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

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It’s all life is. Just going ’round kissing people. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

When I first started dating my husband, I had this weird fascination with the circus and clowns and old carnival things and sideshow freaks and all that. About a month after we started dating, he bought me this amazing black-and-white photo book on the circus in the 1930s, and I started sobbing. – Christina Hendricks

Relationships in general make people a bit nervous. It’s about trust. Do I trust you enough to go there? – Neil LaBute

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