Quotes and Sayings about Dating
"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
(Related: Religion, Dating, Nothing, Pursuit)
"Rumors about me? Calista Flockhart, Pam Anderson, and Matt Damon. That's who I'm dating."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Dating, Rumors)
"I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Dating, Life, Actor, Clothes)
"The woman I am currently crazy about was a vegetarian for a year until I started dating her. As is the case with most vegetarians, she had never eaten properly prepared meat, only commercially packaged or otherwise abused flesh."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Dating, Woman)
"The people were just so lovely and accommodating and had really interesting questions and it was just interesting to see how the show is actually received in so many different countries."
- Shiri Appleby
(Related: People, Countries, Questions)
"The runway symbolizes something in society that's very intimidating to women."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Society, Women)
"Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Dating, Jury)
"The Peking man was a thinking being, standing erect, dating to the beginning of the Ice Age."
- Davidson Black
(Related: Age, Dating, Beginning, Being, Man, Thinking)
"I am the least intimidating person. I think I would have done better in my career if I were a little more intimidating. Even the maid who comes to work for me once a week has found out that she can just trample over me... I'm a Cancer! We are not ferocious people."
- Karen Black
(Related: Work, People, Career)
"For some reason, the concept of writing with swing chords was intimidating."
- Suzy Bogguss
(Related: Reason, Writing)
"I've had a little bad, bad media luck the new year. Well, apparently I'm dating Bill Clinton, which makes me nervous. I didn't know, though."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Dating, Luck, Media, New year)
"The mandate you go with is intimidating and also is a source of respect that you gain, because you have come with this mandate from the United Nations."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Gain, Nations, Respect, United)
"I love being a single mom. But it's definitely different when you're dating."
- Brooke Burns
(Related: Dating, Love, Mom, Being)
"My original inspiration was my mom: a few years after the death of my dad, she started dating one my teachers!"
- Meg Cabot
(Related: Dating, Death, Dad, Inspiration, Years)
"County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Business, Government, Performance)
"I'm not cynical about marriage or romance. I enjoyed being married. And although being single was fun for a while, there was always the risk of dating someone who'd owned a lunch box with my picture on it."
- Shaun Cassidy
(Related: Dating, Marriage, Romance, Being, Fun, Risk)
"You're talking to someone who has been married to various people for the last 40 years of her life. Dating is not really something familiar. I've never really been a dater."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Dating, Life, People, Talking, Years)
"I think in the end, when you're famous, people like to narrow you down to a few personality traits. I think I've just become this ambitious, say-whatever's-on-her-mind, intimidating person. And that's part of my personality, but it's certainly not anywhere near the whole thing."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: People, End, Famous, Personality)
"I grew up in the world of bad television, on my dad's sets and then as a young schmuck on dating shows and so on."
- George Clooney
(Related: Dating, Dad, Television, World)
"Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Dating, People, Financial)
"I really liked Yale, although it was extremely intimidating. When I visited the campus, I was hiding behind trees, I felt so unworthy."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Trees, Unworthy)
"I've been dating since I was fifteen. I'm exhausted. Where is he?"
- Kristin Davis
"It was funny actually because that was still during the time we were dating. He would get all these calls because supposedly before we broke up, we had already broken up in the trades, in the rags or whatever."
- Rosario Dawson
(Related: Funny, Time, Dating)
"So if I was dating somebody now and the relationship didn't work out, I'd take that as failing."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Dating, Work, Now)
"I've been dating younger men since my 20s, When I was 29, I dated someone 21... younger men are just more fun. I like their energy. I've always been kind of young for my age."
- Dana Delany
(Related: Age, Dating, Men, Energy, Fun)
"I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Dating, Cinema, College, Friends, Girls, Students)
"I enjoy my relationship with straight men. It's very nurturing. It's very validating to hang out with straight guys and be accepted. So many of us, we were not accepted when we were younger by straight persons in high school."
- Kyan Douglas
(Related: Men, School)
"Some of these guys wear beards to make them look intimidating, but they don't look so tough when they have to deliver the ball. Their abilities and their attitudes don't back up their beards."
- Don Drysdale
"It's very validating when you are new in the industry to get awards. It boosts your self-esteem."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Awards, Self)
"I think that the majority of messages are validating messages to confirm the survival of conscious. And many times that validation message is negative or sad."
- John Edward
(Related: Negative, Survival, Majority)
"I can't wait for my little sisters to start dating, because it will really be fun to pick on their boyfriends."
- David Gallagher
(Related: Dating, Fun, Sisters, Will)
"After a number of years dating, we decided we were good partners."
- Melinda Gates
(Related: Dating, Years)
"No one knew me until I met my wife Lulu. Lulu's mother used to ask, Which one is Maurice? For six months she thought Lulu was dating Barry."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Dating, Mother, Wife, Thought, Months)
"My wife and I have been together since 1986. I graduated in '86 and she graduated in '88. We began dating when she was 17. Actually she turned 18 when we started kissing and stuff."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Dating, Wife, Kissing)
"The learned are not agreed as to the time when the Gospel of John was written; some dating it as early as the year 68, others as late as the year 98; but it is generally conceded to have been written after all the others."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Dating, Time)
"The reason man does not experience his true cultural self is that until he experiences another self as valid he has little basis for validating his own self."
- Edward T. Hall
(Related: Experience, Man, Reason, Self)
"My web site is so fresh. The paint is still wet, but stay tuned, because I have lots of personal things, specifically about what is happening day-to-day, that I will keep updating daily."
- David Hasselhoff
(Related: Day, Will)
"I think more dating stuff is scheduling. It's needing people who understand your work schedule."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Dating, Work, People)
"The art of leadership... consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Art, Leadership, People, Attention, Care, Nothing, Will)
"I'm not very experienced with boys or the whole dating thingy."
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Dating, Boys)
"At the time that I knew them, they were not living together. They began dating again after their divorce, so I didn't really see fighting."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Dating, Time, Divorce, Fighting, Living)
"No more waking up at noon, updating FC for an hour, and spending the rest of the day cashing FC checks and watching porn? It was a hard decision, but, like, I'm a man now."
- Philip J. Kaplan
(Related: Decision, Day, Man, Now, Rest, Waking)
"I got that experience through dating dozens of men for six years after college, getting an entry level magazine job at 21, working in the fiction department at Good Housekeeping and then working as a fashion editor there as well as writing many articles for the magazine."
- Judith Krantz
(Related: Dating, Experience, Men, College, Fashion, Fiction, Housekeeping, Job, Writing, Years)
"I want my audience to know me for my work, not because of who I'm dating or what drugs I'm on or what club I went to."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Dating, Work, Drugs, Want)
"The Google algorithm was a significant development. I've had thank-you emails from people whose lives have been saved by information on a medical website or who have found the love of their life on a dating website."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Dating, Life, Love, Medical, People, Development, Information)
"The real intimidating stuff is the scene where you show up for the first day. You kind of square off, and that is where you look each other in the eye."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Day, Eye, First)
"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
(Related: Dating, Mom, People, Girls, Now, Right, Sleep, Talking, Want)
"Dodi got a lot of criticism when he began dating Princess Diana. No one seemed to think he was good enough for her."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Dating, Criticism)
"I tried to tell them about the dating process because I'm single now and how horrible it is and how many foolish experiences I had had dating. So I was really selling him hard, but the whole time he really wanted me!"
- Andie MacDowell
(Related: Dating, Time, Selling, Now)
"I've been in plenty of situations where someone I'm dating had more time for a console than me."
- Josie Maran
(Related: Dating, Time)
"My philosophy of dating is to just fart right away."
- Jenny McCarthy
(Related: Dating, Philosophy, Right)
"Well, Tommy Lee Jones is a little bit more intimidating. He's definitely a cowboy. He's from Texas."
- Christina Milian
"Those children who are beaten will in turn give beatings, those who are intimidated will be intimidating, those who are humiliated will impose humiliation, and those whose souls are murdered will murder."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Children, Murder, Will)
"To be honest, I find going out pretty scary and intimidating. Got all those people checking you out, with only one purpose: hooking up. I'm quite the dork, I'd rather sit home and play Scrabble. But that doesn't get you a girl, does it?"
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Home, People, Play, Pretty)
"I can be intimidating, but not within the confines of a film shoot."
- Jeanne Moreau
"Pamela Anderson Lee released a statement confirming that she has had her breast implants removed. Doctors say that Pamela is doing fine and that her old implants are now dating Charlie Sheen."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Dating, Doctors, Now, Old)
"I grew up between the two world wars and received a rather solid general education, the kind middle class children enjoyed in a country whose educational system had its roots dating back to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy."
- George Andrew Olah
(Related: Dating, Education, Children, Class, Country, Middle class, World)
"It's always intimidating to meet an icon."
- Jennifer O'Neill
"I was dating this guy and we would spend all day text messaging each other. And he thought that he could tell that he liked me more because he actually spelt the word 'YOU' and I just put the letter 'U'."
- Kelly Osbourne
(Related: Dating, Thought, Day, Word)
"Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included."
- Major Owens
(Related: Education, Technology, Investment, School)
"I knew that because of who I am, and the situation I'm in, that I'd attract more critics than your average person, and that was a little intimidating, but I wanted to get out there and pay my dues."
- Lisa Marie Presley
"You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he'd be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn't serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Dating, Mother, Father, Hollywood, Parents, Saying)
"Are you kidding? I'm a terrible cook, but John is a really great one. Literally, I never cook. The whole time we were dating, I prepared two officially romantic meals. Both of them were such disasters that he begs me never to go into the kitchen again."
- Rebecca Romijn
(Related: Time, Dating, Disasters, Kitchen, Romantic)
"My background has been very helpful for this experience. But everyone was so accommodating because they knew it's not the most comfortable position to be the new kid."
- Jeri Ryan
"There may be something to the suggestion about the pace of technological change intimidating writers, though - it's been awfully hard to keep ahead of real developments."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: Change, May, Writers)
"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
(Related: Dating, People, First, Talk)
"Dating is just awkward moments and one person wants more than the other. It's just that constant strangeness. I think it's a very real thing."
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Dating, Moments)
"I'm dating a woman now who, evidently, is unaware of it."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Dating, Now, Woman)
"I don't understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I'm interested in someone, and I don't want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I'm not interested in that person."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Dating, Money, Right, Want, Waste)
"I also find it interesting that a lot of people in their 30s are not married and don't have kids. There are a lot of people in this age bracket that are out there dating and trying to find love. And I never thought that at my age I would be."
- John Stamos
(Related: Age, Dating, Love, Thought, People, Kids, Trying)
"The whole concept of negotiating is intimidating to many people."
- Leigh Steinberg
"People say, 'Just say who you're dating. Then people will stop being so ravenous about it.' It's like, No they won't! They'll ask for specifics."
- Kristen Stewart
(Related: Dating, People, Being, Will)
"I wouldn't tell you anything about anybody I cared about because it becomes entertainment for other people, and it sort of just cheapens everything in your life. I would never tell you if I was dating anybody."
- Kristen Stewart
(Related: Dating, Life, People, Entertainment)
"I've done a lot of Super Bowls and appeared in a lot of big, big events and places and the Masters and what have you, but there was nothing as intimidating as speaking with Billy Graham."
- Pat Summerall
(Related: Events, Nothing)
"So you don't have to take us too seriously; I mean, we're already intimidating enough on stage."
- Ice T
"Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Religion, Values)
"So I still seized the power, but I felt that if I officially made myself the boss, in black and white, it would be too intimidating for the other producers and the other men who worked on the show. In other words, I had the power, but I gave them the title."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Men, Power, Boss, Words)
"There is one major problem with anti-virus software: It needs updating. Users cannot be relied upon to have even the anti-virus software in the first place, let alone be able or willing to pay for the updates."
- Glenn Turner
(Related: First, Needs, Software)
"That a marriage ends is less than ideal; but all things end under heaven, and if temporality is held to be invalidating, then nothing real succeeds."
- John Updike
(Related: Marriage, End, Heaven, Nothing)
"Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book."
- Sela Ward
(Related: Life, Chance, Irony, Property)
"The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!"
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Ideas, Purpose, Clarity, Practice, Writing)
"I'm just calm under fire. I'm not intimidating at all."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
"The whole financial industry is consolidating in the United States."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Financial, states, United)
"If I went out in killer heels and full makeup, blow dry, the whole thing - anyone dressed up like that could be intimidating to men and women, really. It's so, look at me. Do you know what I mean? But I love women."
- Rachel Weisz
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Makeup)
"I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself."
- Olivia Wilde
(Related: Dating, Funny, Time, Heart, Idea, Advice, Friends, Nothing, Romantic, Trying)
"It's always been my personal feeling that unless you are married, there is something that is not very dignified about talking about who you are dating."
- Luke Wilson
(Related: Dating, Feeling, Talking)
"I like the performing part, it gives me a huge rush but it still makes me nervous. Being in front of large crowds is intimidating to me and I feel myself withdrawing."
- Torrie Wilson
(Related: Being, Crowds)
"I was dating a guy that was a huge wrestling fan and I'm embarrassed to say it now but I used to make fun of him for watching it."
- Torrie Wilson
(Related: Dating, Fun, Now, Wrestling)
"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
(Related: Dating, Family, Home, Life, Meeting)
"We had two rules growing up in my house: If you're going to take a shower, do it with whomever you're dating so you don't waste water; and if you buy one for yourself, buy six, because everybody's going to want one."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Dating, Growing up, Rules, Want, Waste, Water)
"I missed jazz, kind of. And by the time I came to it in life, it was too intimidating to enjoy thoroughly."
- Warren Zevon
(Related: Time, Life, Jazz)
"I stopped dating for six months a year ago. Dating requires a lot of energy and focus."
- Daphne Zuniga
(Related: Dating, Energy, Focus, Months)
"I started dating older men, and I would fall in love with them. I thought they could teach me about life."
- Daphne Zuniga
(Related: Dating, Life, Love, Men, Thought)