Bridesmaid Toasts, Wedding, Maid of Honor Speech
Stick the landing with the perfect wedding toast!
Put an exclamation point on your wedding speech with one of these awesome bridesmaid toasts!
This collection of toasts cover a variety of topics for the maid of honor to deliver the perfect closing line. Whether you are the bridesmaid to your sister or best friend, these lines will capture your heartfelt wishes for the new couple.
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Short bridesmaid toasts
1.) A toast to love and laughter and happily ever after!
2.) May your hearts be as warm as your hearthstone.
3.) May you grow old together on one pillow.
4.) May the most you wish for be the least you get.
5.) To striking a match — down the hatch!
6.) As (Groom) and (Bride) start their new life,
Let’s toast the new husband and wife!
7.) May you know nothing but happiness from this day forward.
8.) May I see you gray and combing your grandchildren’s hair.
9.) May the best of your yesterdays be the worst of your tomorrows.
10.) Let your love endure beyond the last sunset.
11.) May your troubles be less and your blessings be more, and nothing but happiness come through your door.
12.) May all your hopes and dreams come true, and may the memory of this day become dearer with each passing year.
13.) Here’s to the husband
And here’s to the wife;
May they remain
Lovers for life.
14.) Cheers to the happy newlyweds! May you love each other more every day you spend together!
Sincere bridesmaid toasts
15.) May your heart be warm and happy with the lilt of loud laughter every day in every way, and forever and ever after.
16.) May your love be added, May it never be subtracted, May your household multiply and may your hearts never be divided!
17.) What a wonderful wedding day indeed, so let’s raise our glasses to wherever their lives may lead.
18.) May you never lie, cheat, or drink. But if you must lie, lie with each other. And if you must cheat, cheat death. And if you must drink, drink with us for we all love you and wish you both the love and happiness of which you deserve.
19.) Here’s to the bride and the bridegroom,
We’ll ask their success in our prayers,
And through life’s dark shadows and sunshine
That good luck may always be theirs.
20.) May you live each day like your last, and live each night like your first.
21.) Look down, you gods, and on this couple drop a blessed crown.
22.) Here’s to the health of the happy pair; may good luck follow them everywhere; And may each day of wedded bliss be always as sweet and joyous as this.
Heartfelt bridesmaid toasts
23.) But rich or poor, quick or slow, may you know nothing but happiness from this day forward.
24.) May the blessings of light be upon you, light without and light within, and in all your comings and goings, may you ever have a kindly greeting from them you meet along the road.
25.) Here’s to the past, for all that you’ve learned, Here’s to the present, for all that you share, Here’s to the future, for all that you’ve got to look forward to.
26.) May thy life be long and happy,
Thy cares and sorrows few;
And the many friends around thee
Prove faithful, fond and true.
27.) May the hinges of friendship never rust
Or the wings of love lose a feather!
Ladies and gentlemen, the bride and the groom
May they live happily forever.
28.) May the joys you share today be the beginning of a lifetime of great happiness and fulfillment.
29.) May your joys be as sweet as spring flowers that grow, As bright as a fire when winter winds blow, As countless as leaves that float down in the fall, As serene as the love that keeps watching over us all.
Bridesmaid toasts about love
30.) Love knows no limit to its endurance no end to its trust, Love still stands when all else has fallen.
31.) Remember the love you feel today. Look back on it daily and measure how much it has grown.
32.) Let’s drink to love, which is nothing — unless it’s divided by two.
33.) May the love you’ve expressed to each other today always be the first thoughts during any trying times in the future.
34.) To the lamp of love – may it burn brightest in the darkest hours and never flicker in the winds of trial.
35.) Love believes, endures, and hopes. And above all things, love never fails. Let us all raise a glass to [Bride], [Groom] and the unfaltering love that they share.
36.) May your joys be as bright as the morning, and your sorrows but shadows that fade in the sunlight of love.
37.) Happy marriages begin when we marry the one we love, and they blossom when we love the one we married.
38.) They say you don’t marry the person you can live with, you marry the person you can’t live without. That sums up [Name] and [Name] perfectly. To the happy couple!
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Funny bridesmaid toasts
39.) I hope you get so many wedding gifts that you don’t realize none are from me.
40.) May ‘for better or worse’ be far better than worse.
41.) To the bride and groom, may the roof above you never fall in and may you both never fall out.
42.) Here’s to the bride that is to be, here’s to the groom she’ll wed,
May all their troubles be light as bubbles
Or the feathers that make up their bed!
43.) May all your ups and downs come only in the bedroom.
44.) Marriage is a three-ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring and suffering.
Advice for a good marriage
45.) To the two secrets to a long-lasting happy marriage:
Here’s to a good sense of humour — and a short memory!
46.) To keep your marriage brimming with love in the wedding cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it, and whenever you’re right, shut up.
47.) To you both, it’s worth bearing in mind that neither of you will ever be perfect, but you can be perfect together.
48.) A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
49.) A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck and finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.
Toasts to the groom
50.) A husband should never question his wife’s judgement. Look who she married!
51.) Here’s to the groom, a man who kept his head even while he lost his heart.
52.) [Groom], take [Bride]’s hand and place your hand over hers. Now remember this moment and cherish it because this will be the last time you’ll ever have the upper hand!
53.) May your joys be as deep as the ocean and your troubles as light as its foam.
54.) To the man who has conquered the bride’s heart, and her mother’s.
55.) May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and the road downhill all the way to your door.
56.) May there always be work for your hands to do, May your purse always hold a coin or two, May the sun always shine warm on your windowpane, May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain, May the hand of a friend always be near you, And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
Toasts to the bride
57.) Here’s to the bride, may she share everything with her husband, and that includes the housework.
58.) Here’s to the bride, may your hours of joy be as numerous as the petals of your bridal bouquet.
59.) Here’s to the groom with the bride so fair, and here’s to the bride with groom so rare! Here’s to marriage: one soul in two bodies.
60.) My wish is that your marriage will be a thing of beauty and a joy forever, always as beautiful as you are today, [Bride]. And may the loveliness of your marriage increase with each year. Here’s to the bride and groom.
61.) May there be a generation of children on the children of your children.
62.) May thy life be long and happy, thy cares and sorrows few; and the many friends around thee prove faithful, fond and true. May your voyage through life be as happy and as free as the dancing waves on the deep blue sea.
Bridesmaid toasts to the new couple
63.) May you be friends to each other as only lovers can, and may you love each other as only best friends can.
64.) May you be poor in misfortune, rich in blessings, slow to make enemies, and quick to make friends.
65.) May you see each other through many dark days and make all the rest a little brighter.
66.) To be able to find your soulmate is a true blessing. Let us raise a glass to the bride and groom. Thank you for sharing your blessing of happiness with all of us.
67.) May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.
68.) May the joys of today be those of tomorrow. The goblets of life hold no dregs of sorrow.
69.) May your glasses be ever full. May the roof over your heads be always strong. And may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you’re dead.
70.) May the light of friendship guide your paths together, May the laughter of children grace the halls of your home, May the joy of living for one another trip a smile from your lips a twinkle from your eye.
71.) To the lovely bride and groom, here are my wishes for you. May you always have a place to call home and may you always be surrounded by those you love.
Bridesmaid toasts about prosperity
72.) May your heart be light and happy. May your smile be big and wide. And may your pockets always have a coin or two inside.
73.) May you both live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.
74.) To the bride and groom, may I wish you health, may I wish you happiness, may I wish you wealth – and everything else you could wish for.
75.) May you have love, health, and wealth, but most importantly, may you have the time to enjoy them all.
76.) May you have a happy honeymoon, May you lead a happy life, May you have a bunch of money soon, And live without all strife.
77.) Here’s to health and prosperity, to you and all your posterity.
78.) May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold. And at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.
79.) May the future hold your happiness, May the future hold your health, May your heart hold your love, and may your arms hold your babies yet to come. Here’s to your future happiness together!
80.) Rich or poor, quick or slow,
may you know nothing but happiness
from this day on.
Religious bridesmaid toasts
81.) May God be with you and bless you.
82.) And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.
– Psalm 143:8:
83.) May these rich blessings be your due…
A wealth of friendships, old and new,
Quiet nights and busy days, time for prayer and time for praise,
Some service rendered, some solace given,
And gentle peace with God and heaven.
84.) Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
– Colossians 3:14:
85.) Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.
– Ephesians 4:32:
86.) And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
– 1 Corinthians 13:7–8:
87.) Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
– 1 John 3:18 –
88.) Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
– Romans 12:10:
89.) May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
The sunshine warm upon your face,
The rain fall soft upon your fields,
And until we meet again
May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.
Quotes to use as bridesmaid toasts
90.) 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 (Movie)
91.) Never is true love blind, but rather brings an added light.
– Phoebe Cary
92.) Love is the lifespring of our existence. The more love you give, the happier you feel and the more love you will have within you to give.
– Susan L. Taylor
93.) Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.
– Walter Winchell
94.) The best marriages, like the best lives, were both happy and unhappy. There was even a kind of necessary tension, a certain tautness between the partners that gave the marriage strength, like the tautness of a full sail.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
95.) Love, be true to her; Life, be dear to her;
Health, stay close to her; Joy, draw near to her;
Fortune, find what you can do for her,
Search your treasure house through and through for her,
Follow her footsteps the wide world over –
And keep her husband always her lover.
– Anna Lewis
96.) In a great romance, each person plays a part the other really likes.
– Elizabeth Ashley
97.) 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. Where there is great love, there are always miracles.
– Willa Cather
Wedding quotes and sayings
98.) Here’s to marriage, that happy estate
that resembles a pair of scissors:
‘So joined that they cannot be separated,
often moving in opposite directions,
yet punishing anyone who comes between them.’
– Sydney Smith
99.) Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. That is what makes a marriage last.
– Simone Signoret
100.) Love does not consist of gazing at one another but in looking outward in the same direction.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
101.) One of the best things about love is just recognizing a man’s steps when he climbs the stairs.
102.) The capacity to love is tied to being able to be awake, to being able to move out of yourself and be with someone else in a manner that is not about your desire to possess them, but to be with them, to be in union and communion.
– Bell Hooks
103.) Through the wrinkles of time, through the bowed frame of years,
you will always see the dear face and feel
the warm heart union of your eternal love.
– Alfred A. Montapert
Good endings to any bridesmaid toasts
A good way to personalize your toast is to add a simple line that directly addresses the new couple. These toasts also signal to the wedding party that it is time to raise a glass in their honor.
104.) Here’s to the bride and the groom!
105.) Please raise your glasses in honor of [Bride] and [Groom].
106.) Best wishes and years of bliss to the new couple!
107.) Here’s to love, laughter and happily ever after.
108.) With love and happiness, here’s to you, [Bride] and [Groom]!
109.) To long life and happiness!
110.) Join me in honoring the marriage of [Bride] and [Groom]!
111.) Please join me in toasting the new Mr and Mrs [Name]. Ladies and gentlemen, to the bride and groom!
112.) Let us raise our glasses to the happy couple.
113.) Live life to the fullest — remember, this is the first day of the rest of your life.
114.) Let us toast the happiness of [Bride] with her new husband, [Groom]!
115.) Ladies and gentlemen, please raise your glasses and join with me in wishing the newlyweds a long, healthy and very happy future together. To [Bride and partner]!
Here’s wishing you toasting success!
No matter if your wedding speech is long or short, be sure to end it with one of these bridesmaid toasts. You can use a long or short wedding toast to punctuate your wishes for the new couple. But remember, sometimes less is more. You’ll know which line is best based on your relationship with the bride, the formality of the proceedings and your own comfort level.
So conclude your speech by asking the wedding party to raise a glass as you deliver your toast to the new couple. Best of luck!
— Claire Evans
Claire writes about pop culture, entertainment, personalities, and movies.
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