Anyone who’s attended more than one wedding ceremony knows there’s a handful of classic sappy wedding quotes that get way overused. Don’t get us wrong—here at Tahoe South, we agree there’s an undeniable sweetness to those speech-time favorites. But we also know it’s undeniably awesome when a sappy-sweet wedding speech is spiced with a tongue-in-cheek reality check or two. After all, marriage ain’t easy! And a bit of humor can be a great catalyst for lasting journey. That said, consider spicing up your sweetheart speech with one of the hardy heartfelt words of wisdom below. You never know… you might even get a smile out of grandma on a few of these.

Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.
~Emma Bombeck

the office marriage meme

My wife dresses to kill; she cooks the same way.
~Henry Youngman

My wife, Mary, and I have been married for 47 years, and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.
~Jack Benny

A guy knows he’s in love when he loses interest in his car for a couple of days.
~Tim Allen

wedding cake meme

Marry a man your own age; as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.
~Phyllis Diller

Marriage is like a walk in the park… Jurassic Park.
~Anonymous

The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they’re too old to do it.
~Ann Bancroft

royals wedding meme

To keep your marriage brimming; with love in the loving 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

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to persuade my wife to marry me.
~Winston Churchill

Marriage: Where one person is always right and the other is a man.
~Anonymous

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy;  if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
~Socrates

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage—they’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.
~Rita Rudner

training purposes marriage meme

All marriages are happy. It’s the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
~Raymond Hull

Being a good husband is like being a stand-up comic. You need ten years before you can call yourself a beginner.
~Jerry Seinfeld

Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music, and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
~Henny Youngman

spending money marriage meme

Only married people can understand how you can be miserable and happy at the same time.
~Chris Rock

My wife was afraid of the dark … then she saw me naked and now she’s afraid of the light.
~Rodney Dangerfield

Marriage is like a phone call in the night: first the ring, and then you wake up.
~Evelyn Hendrickson

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