Tuesday, March 27, 2012

10 Inspiring Quotes for Wedding Toasts

Have to give a wedding toast and need a little help? Jump start it with a moving reflection on "marriage, love or soul-binding." Below are 10 quotes to consider; you can incorporate the works into your own original speech (i.e., "In the words of George Sand...), relating it to the bride and groom. You want the audience to feel the universal importance and emotional impact of the words you're speaking:

  1. "May your love be like the misty rain, gentle coming in but flooding the river." ~ Traditional African
  2. "We never live so intensely as when we love strongly. We never realize ourselves so vividly as when we are in full glow of love for others." ~ Walter Rauschenbusch
  3. "Marriage is like a golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity." ~ Kahlil Gibran
  4. "There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved." ~ George Sand
  5. "Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction." ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  6. "Love is a fire that feeds our life" ~ Pablo Neruda
  7. "Love is friendship set to music." ~ Anonymous
  8. "We love because it's the only true adventure." ~ Nikki Giovanni
  9. "When love reigns, the impossible may be attained." ~ Indian Proverb
  10. "One word
    Frees us of all the weight and pain of life:
    That word is love." ~ Sophocles

For 20 more inspiring quotes, check out Wedding Toast Tips: 30 Inspiring Quotes

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