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Father of the Groom

Quotes for the Wedding Toast by the Father of the Groom


In an era when marriage counseling centers did not exist, it was the father of the groom who advised his son in matters of matrimony. Even today, this advice is one of the best weddings gifts that a father can give his son. The father of the groom can use his advice and experience when raising a toast to the lovely couple. He can enhance his toast by including some of the following quotes.

Helen Rowland
Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.

J. Krishnamurti
The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.

Mother Teresa
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.

Tom Mullen
Marriage -- as its veterans know well -- is the continuous process of getting used to things you hadn't expected.

Andre Maurois
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

Ogden Nash
To kee
your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.

Victoria Secunda, Women and Their Fathers, 1992
Sons are for fathers the twice-told tale.

Jane Austen
I pay very little regard… to what a young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they haven't seen the right person yet.

Zsa Zsa Gabor
A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he's finished.

Joey Adams
A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions… your wife asks for nothing.

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