15 Quotes for a Best Man Wedding Toast

Choose a Quote to Match Your Thoughts

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If you have been asked to be the best man at a wedding, you have a wide variety of responsibilities. Some of them (like planning and attending a bachelor party) are a lot of fun; others (like handling the rings) can be tricky. Perhaps the most intimidating of all your tasks will be the ritual of raising a "best man wedding toast" to the couple. It is said that fortune favors the brave. So instead of thinking up creative excuses to give the legendary best man wedding toast a slip, why not use a few of the following quotes to let the best man win?

15 Fun, Funny, and Sincere Quotes to Use in Your Best Man Wedding Toast

As you choose quotes, be sure they really reflect your relationship with the happy couple and their personalities. Will they enjoy fun or funny quotes? Or are they more likely to appreciate a sincere and caring message? The quote you choose can set the tone for your toast.

It's not as great a day for the bride as she thinks. She's not marrying the best man.

Robert Frost
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.

Allan K. Chalmers
The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Diane Sollee
Any fool can have a trophy wife. It takes a real man to have a trophy marriage.

Timothy Titcomb, J. G. Holland
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman's heart.

David Levesque
You know you are in love when you see the world in her eyes, and her eyes everywhere in the world.

Rabindranath Tagore
He who wants to do good, knocks at the gate: he who loves finds the door open.

Michel de Montaigne
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.

Brendan Francis
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.

Mark Twain
After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.

Ronald Reagan
There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day, knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.

Saint Augustine
Insomuch as love grows in you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

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

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

Emily Bronte
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

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