Courting Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old courting quotes, courting sayings, and courting proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Courting is an activity when a man and a woman flaunt their virtues. Dating is an activity where life exposes the other's vices.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second.     

Albert Einstein

Courting is for those who have not declared their love for one another. I have already told you what is in my heart.      

Julie Garwood

I don't think courting and dating is a liability. I actually think it can be a blessing.      

Rebecca St. James

I am about courting a girl I have had but little acquaintance with. How shall I come to a knowledge of her faults, and whether she has the virtues I imagine she has? Answer. Commend her among her female acquaintances.     

Benjamin Franklin

If there was more courting in marriage, there'd be fewer marriages in court. Date your mate. Today.      

Rick Warren

Fighting battles is like courting girls: those who make the most pretensions and are boldest usually win.      

Rutherford B. Hayes

Courting is the art of growing like mould on the one you want.     

Steven Erikson

When a woman dislikes the man who is courting her, she parries him cleverly, like a willow in the wind.      

Eji Yoshikawa

Courting someone is completely different than dating Its a state of mind. Its all in the level of respect you are looking for and willing to give.      

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A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.     

Franz Kafka

He who least likes courting favour, ought also least to think of resenting neglect; to feel wounded at being refused a distinction can only arise from an overweening appetite to have it.     

Plutarch

Give her books, where other people did all the running around and courting; it was far easier to read about such matters than to experience them herself.      

Sophie Dash

I'm not courting death; I've far too many books left to read.      

Alison Sinclair