10 Short and Sweet Quotes to Use for a Wedding Toast


Go Greek

Obviously, this groom adores his new wife.
Obviously, this groom adores his new wife.

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.


Who knew Socrates was a comedian? You'll amuse guests by showing them just how relevant this ancient Greek philosopher can be in our modern times. Just as Socrates was able to balance wit and wisdom, so, too, can a heartfelt toast. Parents, friends and even the best man can choose this quote to toast the groom on his wise decision to marry (and to applaud the perfect partner he picked!).

The groom can also make use of Socrates' words to toast his new bride at the reception or rehersal dinner. Add a sweet touch by daring to disagree with the great philosopher. Remind your guests that a good wife doesn't just make you happy -- the important lessons she teaches you about life, love and leaving the toilet seat down could turn any man into a philosopher.