15 Awesome Quotes to Add to Your Wedding Toast

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Wedding Toasts

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Whether you want to impart a little wisdom or inject a little laughter into your toast, the best place to start is with a quote. Here, we've found 15 tidbits that will work in everything from a bridal shower toast to a best man's speech.

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love." — Sophocles

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." — Mignon McLaughlin

"I feel like men are more romantic than women. When we get married, we marry one girl, 'cause we're resistant the whole way until we meet one girl and we think 'I'd be an idiot if I didn't marry this girl.'" — Blue Valentine

"To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage." — Lao Tzu

"We love because it's the only true adventure." — Nikki Giovanni

"Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate." — Barnett Brickner

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"Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction." — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"It doesn't matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other." — Good Will Hunting

"To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up." — Ogden Nash

"A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude." — Rainer Maria Rilke

"There is only one happiness in life: To love and be loved." — George Sand

"I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry." — Rita Rudner

"If you're not willing to sound stupid, you're not worthy of falling in love." — A Lot Like Love

"A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust." — Nanette Newman

"Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you. The right person is still going to think the sun shines out of your ass. That's the kind of person that's worth sticking with." — Juno

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