25 Steve Harvey Quotes on Dating You Need to Read NOW

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Wise words from a wise guy.

25 Steve Harvey Quotes on Dating You Didn't Know You Needed to Hear

Steve Harvey is a multi-hyphenate to the extreme.

He's a host, actor, producer, author, and... relationship expert? Yes, yes he is. Though we didn't quite believe it at first, our minds were changed once we heard all the valid relationship advice Steve has offered the world over the years. After being married three times, you sort of get the hang of it all.

As we're incredibly single, we found his quotes on dating to be the most important words the man has ever said.

If you're looking for a sign to not give up on your quest for love, this is it. Read through Steve Harvey's quotes on dating now to put an extra pep in your dating step!

Best Steve Harvey Quotes on Dating

  • "Boys shack. Men build homes."

  • "Don't be afraid to lose him. If a man truly loves you, he's not going anywhere."

  • "Don't try to be one of the guys, because you are not. We have buddies; we want women."

  • "Women, take the pressure off yourself when dating. He has to impress you, not the other way around. You are the prize."

  • "You don't just sit in the car and let some guy drive you through life, wasting your time."

Funny Steve Harvey Quotes on Dating

  • "You have every right to know where this is going every step of the way. When we (men) love women, the way we show it is, we protect, we possess, and we provide."

  • "Listen to what a man ways. Watch what he does."

  • "Don't play the role of a wife to a man who isn't your husband."

  • "Stop looking for a man to make you happy, that's not his job. You should be happy already."

  • "A man fishes for two reasons: He's either sport fishing or fishing to eat, which means he's either going to try to catch the biggest fish he can, take a picture of it, admire it with his buddies and toss it back to sea, or he's going to take that fish on home, scale it, fillet it, toss it in some cornmeal, fry it up, and put it on his plate. This, I think, is a great analogy for how men seek out women."

Cute Steve Harvey Quotes on Dating

  • "Wait until a guy treats you the way you want to be treated, before you give him a treat."

  • "Cheating is a very boyish behavior."

  • "Men respect standards—get some."

  • "You've got to quit lowering your standards. Set your requirements up front so when a guy hooks you, he has to know this is business."

  • "Ladies, if you don't respect yourself, then don't expect us to."

Thoughtful Steve Harvey Quotes on Dating

  • "Men automatically know from the moment she opens her mouth that if they want her, they'll have to get in line with her standards and requirements or keep it moving because she's done with the games and isn't interested in playing."

  • "Ladies, if he's not going anywhere in life, look him straight in the eyes and tell him he's not going anywhere with you either."

  • "A man can only treat you the way you let him."

  • "Guys, you have to always date your wife."

  • "Let a man see what he can get, but make him imagine what he can have."

Great Steve Harvey Quotes on Dating

  • "Men are, by nature, hunters, and women have been put in the position of being the prey."

  • "God has already lined up all the people in your path to get you to your dreams and your visions; all you have to do is get rid of the wrong ones."

  • "But if he loves you, he will profess it, he will provide for you, and he will protect you. If he really loves you, the ultimate profession is, 'This is my wife.'"

  • "You could be the most perfect woman on the Lord's green earth—you're capable of interesting conversation, you cook a mean breakfast, you hand out back rubs like sandwiches, you're independent (which means, to him, that you're not going to be in his pockets)—but if he's not ready for a serious relationship, he's going to treat you like a sports fish."

  • "I'd rather be happy by myself than miserable with someone else."

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