If you're finding yourself staring at a blank page, trying to figure out the perfect words to say to the bride on her wedding day, you may want to start, end — or even fill your maid-of-honor toast with words from wedding toasts. Whether you're giving the toast to a family member, a friend, or a friend that feels like a sister to you, it'll help make the process of figuring out what to say a whole lot easier if you add a poem or a quote to your speech. Here are three of our favorites wedding quotes to consider.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8
A very popular and cherished verse from the bible that explain the power, resilience, and overall beauty of finding love.
"Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking…"
"Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls…"
Mewlana Jalauddin Rumi
When in doubt, look up poems by the mystical poet Rumi to use in your speech.
"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First, to let go of live. In the end, to take a step without feet; to regard this world as invisible…"