159 TOP Best Man Speeches Quotes (Selected)

Jake C Anderson Feb 26, 2023
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As Best Man, it’s your job to make sure the groom has an amazing time during his wedding day.

An important part of this is delivering a hilarious best man speech that will have everyone in tears of laughter.

To help you come up with some great best man speech quotes, I’ve put together 159 of the funniest and most memorable best man speeches quotes from movies, TV shows and famous people.

1. “I love my husband more than I love myself…But not enough to share my guy's night out beer!” – The Hangover Part II

2. “My advice for living life? Take risks! Do something crazy every once in awhile! That's how life becomes amazing!" – Despicable Me 2

3. "Marriage isn't about getting what you want; it's about giving up what you don't need." – Joel Osteen

4. “It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages" - Friedrich Nietzsche

5. "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times and always with the same person" - Mignon McLaughlin

6."Love doesn't make the world go round, love is what makes the ride worthwhile" – Franklin P. Jones

7."The best thing to hold onto in life is each other" - Audrey Hepburn

8. “A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short” - Andre Maurois

9."A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together but when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences" - Dave Meurer

10. "Marriage isn't about finding someone you can live with; it's about finding someone you can't live without" – Anonymous

11. "Love doesn't make the world go round; it makes the ride worthwhile" – Elizabeth Browning

12. "A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out" - Walter Winchell

13. “In a best man speech, you want to include some heartfelt moments in amongst all the humour” – Unknown

14. “A best man speech should be full of jokes and best wishes for the happy couple” – Unknown

15. “The best man's toast should be funny but sincere; no one wants to hear just cheesy jokes all night” – Unknown

16. “You don't need to tell too many stories in your best man speech, just make sure it's sincere and meaningful”– Unknown

17. “A best man speech should be as unique and special as the couple themselves” – Unknown

18. “The best man's toast can be a mixture of funny stories, heartfelt sentiments and best wishes for the happy couple” – Unknown

19. "Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit" - Peter Ustinov

20. “The best part about being in love is having someone to share all your hopes and dreams with” – Anonymous

21. "When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible" – When Harry Met Sally

22."Marriage isn't just spiritual communion; it's also remembering to take out the trash"– Joyce Brothers

23.'A successful marriage requires falling in love many times—always with each other' — Mignon McLaughlin

24."Don't ever stop dating your wife and don't ever stop flirting with your husband"— Debra Fileta

25."In any good relationship there has to be trust": Tom Hiddleston

26. “The best thing you can do for your marriage is to keep the romance alive” – Unknown

27. "Marriage isn't a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get, it's something you do" – Unknown

28. “One of the best things about being married is that when I am wrong, I get to hear 'I told you so!' from my wife” – Anonymous

29."A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together but when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences"– Dave Meurer

30. "If ever two were one, then surely we" - Anne Bradstreet

31."A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short"— André Maurois

32."Love begins in a moment, grows over time and lasts for eternity"—Anonymous

33."True love stories never have endings" — Richard Bach

34."The most important four words for any successful relationship: 'I'll go first.'—Dave Willis

35."You don't marry someone you can live with…you marry someone who won't let you live without them"—Anonymous

36. "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other" – Audrey Hepburn

37."Love doesn't make the world go round, love is what makes the ride worthwhile" — Franklin P. Jones

38. "At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet" – Plato

39. "A person who truly loves you will never let you go whatever the situation is" – Anonymous

40. "When someone means a lot to you, but it was never meant to be and you just have to let go; it’s painful, but its best for both of us"— Unknown

41. “Love is a decision, it is a judgement, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever” – Herman Hesse

42. “It's not just about finding someone you can live with; it's about finding someone you can't live without” – Anonymous

43. "A best man toast should include joyous memories of fun times and best wishes for the happy couple" – Unknown

44. “When two people are meant to be together they will find their way back - even if they have to take detours in life”– Anonymous

45."Don't forget that most relationships require compromises…but don't sacrifice what makes you unique too often"- Michelle Obama

46."The best thing in life are free: love, friendship and laughter" — Sophia Loren

47."You know it's real when you'd rather look stupid than lose them"– Unknown

48."No relationship is all sunshine but two people can share one umbrella and survive the storm together"—Unknown

49."The greatest gift of life is friendship; so cherish your best friends"– Unknown

50. "The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, they must be felt with the heart"— Helen Keller

51. “The best kind of love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds”— Unknown

52. "Love isn't something you look for. It's something that finds you" — Loretta Young

53. "When someone loves you, they don't have to say it…you can tell by the way they treat you" – Unknown

54. “The best relationships are those when two people understand each other without words”– Anonymous

55."A relationship should be between two people who keep each other as best friends"- Unknown

56."No amount of distance or time could ever make me stop loving you"—Unknown

57."If we had never met, I would still think about you every day"—Unknown

58. "Love means putting someone else before yourself even when it hurts your own heart" – Lao Tzu

59. "True love comes once in a lifetime so take it with both hands and cherish it forever"—Anonymous

60. “Sometimes all a person needs is a hand to hold and a heart to understand”—Anonymous

61. “Love is not about finding the right person, but creating a right relationship” – Unknown

62. "To love someone deeply gives you strength; being loved by someone deeply gives you courage" - Lao Tzu

63. "The best thing that can happen in life is to find somebody who knows all your flaws, differences and mistakes and yet still thinks that you are absolutely amazing"– Unknown

64. “You don't marry one person; you marry three: the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they will become as a result of being married to you”— Richard Needham

65."A toast should include best wishes for the bride & groom's future together"— Anonymous

66."Your marriage should never be taken for granted — keep courting each other forever"—Unknown

67."Love doesn't necessarily mean holding hands or kissing in public…but it always means understanding each other's feelings even without speaking out loud"– Unknown

68. “If two people really care about each other then no matter how long it takes true love will eventually come back around”

69. “Love is the best thing we do in life; it’s worth doing well and takes work” – Unknown

70. "The best way to have a lasting marriage is to start as best friends, stay best friends and end as best friends"– Unknown

71."When you find that one person who can make your heart complete—hold onto them with all your might"– Unknown

72. “Fearless love means being willing to take risks even when there is no guarantee of success” – Anonymous

73. “A true relationship isn't two perfect people never making mistakes, but two imperfect people accepting each other's faults and learning together how to build something beautiful"– Unknown

74."Treat each other like family and love will follow"—Anonymous

75."Marriage should be based on respect and understanding rather than power or control"—Unknown

76. "True friendship isn't about being inseparable; it's about being separated but nothing changes"—Unknown

77."Once in a while someone comes into your life without any warning, makes you laugh until you can't stop…"

78. “If you love someone, tell them. For hearts are often broken by words left unspoken”— Anonymous

79. “The best thing about being in love is feeling so close to that special someone; that you can share everything together without hesitation”– Unknown

80. "Love does not mean possession — it means appreciation"– Osho

81. “True love never dies for it is lust that fades away. Love bonds for a lifetime but lust just pushes away”— Alicia Barnhart

82. “Love knows no boundaries and will always find a way home" – Unknown

83."A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person" – Mignon McLaughlin

84."Our best dreams come true when we dare to pursue them" – Walt Disney

85."You don't marry the one you can live with; you marry the one who makes your life better than you ever imagined"—Unknown

86."In relationships, respect has great significance as it shows how much a person values another—" Unknown

87. "Poetry of a relationship: Two souls, one heart and a single journey" – Unknown

88. “Love is an adventure, embrace it with all your heart” – Unknown

89. “The best marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace"– Unknown

90. "No relationship is perfect but when two people work together to overcome the challenges; they can create something beautiful"–Anonymous

91. "Real relationships require compromise, acceptance and understanding—all best expressed through communication"— Unknown

92."As long as you keep loving each other through the hard times and cherish each other in the good times — everything will be alright"– Anonymous

93."A strong marriage requires giving up selfishness towards one another while remembering to serve selflessly"—Unknown

94."Marriage means committing yourself to someone else every single day; It's not always easy but it's worth it"–Unknown

95."It takes more than chemistry for two people to make a lasting love relationship work" – Dr Phil McGraw

96."Laughter keeps us coming back for more — even when things get tough"—Anonymous

97. "In good times or bad, best friends become even closer"– Unknown

98."The best relationships are built on trust and honesty"—Unknown

98. "Your best friend is your best partner in crime; never let them go” — Unknown

99. “In a relationship, it's not about being inseparable but rather connected no matter how far apart you are"– Anonymous

100."Love is patient, love is kind—and the best kind of love lasts forever"— Unknown

101. "The most beautiful thing in life isn't seeing each other every day; it's knowing that even when you're apart—you still belong to each other"–Anonymous

102. “No amount of distance can keep two hearts from growing closer together” – Unknown

103. “It takes courage to accept and embrace change — especially when building something with someone else” – Anonymous

104. "When two people who truly understand each other come together, they can create magic”—Unknown

105."A strong relationship starts with understanding and compromise; these must be earned through communication"—Unknown

106."You don't just marry someone you love; you marry their family too"—Anonymous

107. “Love is the best investment you'll ever make; it pays handsome dividends if you keep adding to it” – Unknown

108. "When two hearts are connected, true love will survive any barrier"– Anonymous

109. “Every couple has their own unspoken language of love and understanding — learn this language and use it often” –Unknown

110. "If someone truly loves you they won't tell you what to do; they will just be there for when things go wrong—and be happy when things go right"—Anonymous

111."Real relationships take work but there's nothing more rewarding than watching something slowly blossom into something beautiful"– Unknown

112."Don't forget that a relationship isn't about making your partner stay with you forever; rather, it's about learning how to let them go without losing them"–Anonymous

113. "Being in love doesn't mean being perfect; It means having the courage to constantly evolve together through shared experiences"-Unknown

114."No matter how far apart we may be, I know my heart will always find its way back home to yours" – Unknown

115. “When two people are meant to be, nothing can keep them apart” – Unknown

116. "A strong marriage takes patience and perseverance, but it's worth the effort"– Anonymous

117. "If you want your relationship to last forever; love each other unconditionally and never give up even if life throws curveballs"—Unknown

118. “Your best friend is the one who loves you when you forget to love yourself”— Unknown

119. "No matter how busy life gets, make sure there's always time for laughter and hugs with your best friend"–Anonymous

120."The key to a successful relationship is communication; talk openly about everything so that no misunderstandings arise"—Unknown

121."Never take each other for granted; remember why you fell in love in the first place"–Anonymous

122."It doesn't matter if it's your best friend or your partner — always stay true to yourself and treat them with respect"– Unknown

123."Loving someone means both of you will have ups and downs, however staying together through thick or thin shows true commitment"–Unknown

124."One of the best parts of a relationship is when you can trust each other enough to just be yourselves"—Anonymous

125. "The best relationships are built on trust, respect and honesty; never take these three elements for granted"– Unknown

126. "Relationships can be hard work but the rewards of true love make it all worthwhile"– Anonymous

127. “Love isn't about finding the perfect person; it's about seeing an imperfect person perfectly”— Unknown

128. "A strong relationship is one where you have each other's best interests at heart and want to see each other succeed in life"–Anonymous

129."True friendship stands through thick and thin — never forget what brought you two together in the first place"—Unknown

130. “Sometimes a few simple words of encouragement can mean more than anything else” – Unknown

131. “We may not have everything we want, but having someone who loves us unconditionally makes up for it”—Unknown

132."No matter how many bad days come our way, when we're with our best friend we will always manage to smile through them"–Anonymous

133."Friendship is like a tree that needs constant watering; don't let yours wilt away due to neglect or lack of communication"-Unknown

134. “True friendship means loving each other even when it's hard to do so” – Unknown

135. “A best friend isn't someone you can call a thousand times and expect a reply; they are someone who will be there no matter what"–Anonymous

136."It takes time to find true love, but best friends often come into our lives without warning"–Unknown

137. "There is nothing more beautiful than two souls intertwined in friendship and love"– Anonymous

138. “No one knows us better than our best friends — cherish them forever”— Unknown

139. "The best relationships require effort from both sides; never take your other half for granted"—Unknown

140."Sometimes all it takes is just one hug or one kind word to make everything alright again"– Anonymous

141. "True love stands the test of time"– Unknown

142. “No matter what life throws at us, we can always count on best friends for strength and comfort”—Unknown

143. "Friendship is like a flower that blooms with patience and love; never let it die"–Anonymous

144. “The best relationships are built on trust; it takes work but in the end, it's worth every effort” – Unknown

145."Love isn't just about being together, it's also about staying together through thick or thin"—Unknown

146."A best friend will stick by you no matter how hard life gets — they're worth more than any treasure out there"– Anonymous

147."Life without friendship would be meaningless - appreciate those who make your days brighter"– Unknown

148. “It doesn't matter if things don't go as planned; true friends will still support each other even in tough times”—Unknown

149."Best friends come into our lives for a reason, to bring joy and laughter"-Anonymous

150. "The best relationships require respect from both sides; talk openly and honestly so that you can both understand each other"—Unknown

151. "The best relationships are built on unconditional love and understanding" – Unknown

152. “A true friend will understand you even when it's hard to do so”—Unknown

153. "Life isn't always perfect, but best friends can help make the journey a little easier"–Anonymous

154."One of the best things about best friends is that they don't let us stay mad for too long"—Unknown

155. “Cherish your best friends — they're worth more than any material thing out there”— Unknown

156."True friendship allows us to be ourselves without judgement; never take that for granted"– Anonymous

157."Sometimes all it takes is one hug or one kind word from your best friend to make everything alright again"–Unknown

158. "Friendship is like joint ownership in life; you have a stake in each other forever”— Unknown

159. "No matter how much we argue, best friends will always find their way back to each other"—Anonymous

And: "No matter how far away friendship may go, if our hearts are connected nothing can tear them apart"- Unknown

I hope that these best man speeches quotes provide you with the perfect words to express your best wishes and appreciation for your loved one's special day.

No matter what life throws at us, best friends will always be there for each other!

So don't hesitate to let them know how much they mean to you.

Friendship is truly a treasure worth cherishing forever. With love and gratitude, we wish your best man speech all the best!

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