Not sure how to begin your best man or father-of-the-bride speech? Here’s a list of wedding speech opening lines with a quote that will get you off to a good start!
Wedding Speech Opening Lines: Beginning with a Quote
“Hi everyone. I’d like to begin my speech with a quote from Dr. James Dobson, who said, ‘Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.'”
“Hi everyone. I’d like to begin my speech with a quote from Franz Schubert, who said, ‘Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.'”
“Hi everyone. I’d like to begin my speech with a quote from The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who said, ‘There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.'”
“Hi everyone. I’d like to begin my speech with a quote from Franklin P. Jones, who said, ‘Love doesn’t make the world go ’round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.'”
“Hi everyone, I’m (name.) I hope you’re all having a wonderful day so far. When I got married to my partner (name), somebody told me, ‘Don’t just be husband and wife, be president of each other’s fan clubs,’ and I’d like to pass on that same advice to (couple).”
“Hello everyone. I’d like to begin with a quote from Mignon McLaughlin, who said, ‘A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.’ Over the past (x) years, I’ve had the pleasure of watching (name) fall in love with (name) over and over again.”