20 Dating Over 40 Quotes for All the Hopeless Romantics

Audrey Hepburn smoking a cigarette next to George Peppard in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'
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You might laugh and cry all at the same time while reading these quotes!

20 Dating Over 40 Quotes That Are as Hilarious as They Are Heartwarming

We've said it before and we'll say it a thousand times over and over again: dating doesn't get any easier as you age. Many things do, but dating is certainly not one of them.

Though you know who you are and what you want even more so than when you were younger, finding that right person is easier said than done. There are plenty of fish in the sea, but there is also a ton of trash floating on the surface, too.

If you need some inspiration to not lose hope on dating over 40 just yet, we've got you covered. Scroll through these dating over 40 quotes to find the motivation you need to put yourself back out there, wherever there may be for you.

Best Dating Over 40 Quotes

  • "Dating after 40 is like, are we doing this or not? Because I've got things to do." -Unknown

  • "Life begins at 40. But so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person three or four times." -Helen Rowland

  • "You either like me or you don't. It took me 40 something years to learn how to love myself. I don't have that kind of time to convince someone else." -Unknown

  • "Being single is getting expensive. These AA batteries just don't last like they used to." -Unknown

  • "And I think in your 40s, you land a little bit, physically and mentally. You arrive at a place where you feel you've learned some stuff. Having children at that point meant I had something very useful to do for the next 20 years." -Mark Strong

Funny Dating Over 40 Quotes

  • "Love is like a virus: It can happen to anybody at any time." -Maya Angelou

  • "Save a boyfriend for a rainy day... and another, in case it doesn't rain." -Mae West

  • "No matter how 'lovesick' a woman is, she shouldn't take the first 'pill' that comes along." -Joyce Brothers

  • "I want a man who is kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?" -Zsa Zsa Gabor

  • "Basically, dating is like climbing into a volcano and you never know when it's going to erupt, dumping molten lava and burning you." -Robin Bielman

Cute Dating Over 40 Quotes

  • "If it is right, it happens. The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away." -John Steinbeck

  • "You are someone's ideal person." -Unknown

  • "If you're 40 plus, it's time to leave those young men alone and get you a man who understands the signs of a stroke." -Unknown

  • "A ring won't save a relationship." -Unknown

  • "Dating after divorce is like high school, but with debt and stretch marks." -Unknown

Sweet Dating Over 40 Quotes

  • "Date the sort of man you would want your daughter to date." -Unknown

  • "More choices doesn't equal better choices. Learn to sift through who is actually worth the investment of your time." -Unknown

  • "You are never too old, too broken, or too flawed to be loved by someone." -Unknown

  • "Be the change you wish to see in dating." -Unknown

  • "Never lose yourself to try and keep someone else." -Unknown

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