Matrimony is a process by which a grocer acquired an account the florist had.
The problem with speeches isn't so much not knowing when to stop, as knowing when not to begin.
Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail: a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows.
Think twice before you speak - and you'll find everyone talking about something else.
Many after-dinner speakers remind us that to err is human.