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Funny Wedding Quotes To Use As Best Man Jokes

There is pressure on when it comes to delivering best man speeches, with particular pressure on the need to be funny with your speech thus making funny best man jokes indispensable in order to give a successful toast that everyone can enjoy.

Our popular post the top 20 best man jokes provides you with 20 of the funniest best man jokes ever, today we look at 6 funny quotes that can be used as jokes and continue with the theme of humor in your best man speech.

1) I am married and in my house I’m the boss I just allow my wife to be the decision maker.  Woody Allen                                                               

2) I have no problem with my wife having the last word, I am just delighted when she gets to it.  Walter Matthau

3) I love being married, it is great to find that one special person to annoy for the rest of your life.  Rita Rudner

4) The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.  Groucho Marx

5) If you want to read about love and marriage then you need to buy two separate books.  Alan King

6) Marriage – a word that should be pronounced “mirage”.  Herbert Spencer

When using a quotation in your best man speech, you should open (using the example of Walter Matthau) with words to the effect of “In the words of the late great Walter Matthau … ” before continuing with your quote.

Quotes work particularly well when the best man is not married allowing him to say something like, “as I am not married, I had to turn to those who have been, in order to learn more about the subject.”

Further reading on the subject of wedding toasts can be seen at the top 10 wedding quotes to use in a best man speech.

Mixing quotes with a combination of jokes and one-liners throughout your speech will ensure that you provide much-needed humor in your speech, just be sure to balance things out with some complimentary positive endorsements about the love that the bride and groom share.

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5 More Quotations About Marriage

In preparation for your Best Man speech you have probably been researching your Best Man jokes but perhaps not as proactive on another popular option to include in your speech; love quotes and sayings. In a previous post we provided you with The Top 10 Quotes about Marriage and the feedback was very positive so here are 5 more Quotations about Marriage, sure to bring smiles to your speech. 

“Happy marriages begin when we marry the one we love, and they blossom when we love the one we married” Tom Mullen.

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

“I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury” Groucho Marx.

“You know what I did before I married? Anything I wanted to” Henry Youngman.

“Some people are so determined to find blissful happiness that they overlook a lifetime of contentment” Unknown.

Quotations allow you the luxury of using someone else’s words in your speech. Marriage quotes are versatile and can be used at any stage in your speech so be sure to include one or two in your Best Man speech, and watch as the wedding guests smile with approval and applaud with appreciation.