Here's to the bride - may she share everything
with her husband...and that includes the housework.
Here's to the groom, a man who kept his head even while he lost
Here's to the new husband, and here's to the new wife, may they
remain lovers, for all of life.
Here's to the groom with bride so fair,
And here's to the bride with groom so rare!
May a flock of blessings light upon thy back. William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet.
Look down you gods, and on this couple drop a blessed
crown. William Shakespeare The Tempest.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love:
Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Kahlil Gibran
Here's to the prettiest, here's to the wittiest, here's to the
truest of all who are true, here's to the neatest one, here's
to the sweetest one, here's to them in one - here's to you!
May you both live as long as you want, and never want as long
as you live.
May you grow old together on one pillow.
May you live each day like your last, and live each night like
To the two secrets to a long-lasting happy marriage: Here's
to good sense of humor - and a short memory!
Drink to me only with thine eyes,
And I will pledge with mine;
Or leave a kiss within the cup,
And I'll not look for wine. Ben Jonson To Celia.
Sliocht sleachta ar shliocht bhur sleachta. (English
translation: May your children's children have children) Irish toast
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.
May all your troubles be little ones.
May all your children have wealthy parents!
May all your ups and downs be between the sheets.
Health and a long life to you.
Land without rent to you.
A child every year to you.
And if you can't go to heaven,
May you at least die in Ireland. Irish toast
Here's to health and prosperity,
To you and all your posterity.
And them that doesn't drink with sincerity,
That they may be damned for all eternity.
To our wives and lovers - may they never meet!
Here's to husbands and sweethearts -- may they never meet!
Never go to bed angry... always stay up and argue.
Always remember the three magic words: "You're right dear."
May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be ever at your back,
May the sun shine 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. Irish toast
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.
May you be friends to each other as only lovers can; and may
you love each other as only best friends can.
May you be poor in misfortune,
Rich in blessings,
Slow to make enemies,
And quick to make friends.
Here's to women, the fruit of the vine, they bloom once a month,
and bear fruit every nine. They're the only creature this side
of hell, who can bring juice from a nut without breaking the
Women have many faults. Men have only two. Everything they say,
and everything they do.
Now you will feel no rain, for each of you will be shelter for
Now you will feel no cold, for each of you will be warmth for
Now there is no more loneliness, for each of you will be companion
for the other.
Now you are two persons, but there is only one life before you.
Go now to your dwelling place to begin the days of your life
May your days together be good and long upon the earth. Apache blessing