Bridesmaid Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bridesmaid quotes, bridesmaid sayings, and bridesmaid proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Bridesmaids are never going to upstage the bride. Georgina Chapman
A happy bridesmaid makes a happy bride. Alfred Tennyson
The idea of being bridesmaid is to make a bride the prettiest, not to make yourself prettier. Anonymous
You think your friends have good taste in fashion, until they ask you to wear an ugly bridesmaid dress! Wendi McLendon-Covey
A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday. Erma Bombeck
A bridesmaid's super powers include loyalty, humor, and punctuality. Anonymous
Bridesmaids proved there was an audience there that we knew was there. It proved that women go to the movies. They want to see story about themselves. Anonymous
A bride can always count on her bridesmaids to lift her up. Anonymous
An invitation to be a bridesmaid is an honor which cannot be declined without some very good reason. Our idea of one of the better reasons is the impending arrival of a little stranger. Alice-Leone Moats
Asking your friend to be a bridesmaid is one of the modern paradoxes: no one actually wants to do it, but everyone would be offended if you didn't ask. Mindy Kaling
Behind every dazzling bride is an effective crew of bridesmaids - the ladies who help the wedding loveboat sail without snags Anonymous
Bridesmaids are a bride's best friends. Anonymous
Bridesmaids don't just share the bride's joy, they multiply it. Anonymous
Bridesmaid for a day, but best friend for life... Anonymous
We all wish there were more ‘Bridesmaids’ out there. Gillian Jacobs
You'd better be my bridesmaid, since you gave me the idea that led to this whole farce. It's a horrible job, I'm sure, so you deserve it. Jane Bauling
I am usually part of any disaster at a wedding if I'm a bridesmaid, which I've been lucky enough to be several times. Jennifer Garner
My five best friends, who were my bridesmaids in my wedding, are still my best friends. Jill Kargman
Immortality, thou art a chimerical bridesmaid of life. Aporva Kala
Mothers! They promise you they'll never get married again, and next thing you know you're a bridesmaid. Mindy Schanback
I'm not blond or super fit or perfect. Not romantic, not "an individual," and definitely not a genius. So what am I? I'll tell you what : a bridesmaid. Tamara Summers
So many times, I have a speech ready but no dice. Always a bridesmaid, never a mother. Michael Curtiz
Always a bridesmaid never a bride my foot! Peter O'Toole
I don't think I've ever tried on a corset, though a certain bridesmaid's dress did require a torturous bustier that will stay forever burned in my sensory memory. Laura Moriarty
How can I thank you for everything you've done to help my wedding run smoothly? In the whirlwind of events leading up to this moment, you've been there for me all the way. Your friendship and support have made so much difference. Ariel
Always a bridesmaid, but never a bride. Pennsylvania Proverb
Why am I always the bridesmaid, / Never the blushing bride? Fred W. Leigh
Bridesmaids are brides in training, they're like matrimonial interns. Man
Weddings are a joyful occasion. You know, unless you're one of the bridesmaids. King Shark
The best bridesmaid experiences come when the bride has a laid-back vibe and just goes with the flow. Emily Schumann
I’ve had more pins than I can count in my hair; I’ve had glitter hairspray; I’ve had corn rows halfway up my scalp; I’ve had tendrils framing my face; I’ve gone home and cried because the up-do is so bad. The worst is when the other bridesmaids are like, ‘Oh, yours looks so good!’ and you’re just thinking. Are you insane? I’m trying to meet someone at this wedding. I don’t want anyone to see me looking like this. Emily Schumann
Mama I tried, Mama I tried / I cheated and I lied / I painted up my face like a rodeo clown / And I choked on cheap perfume as I spread myself around / I strutted my stuff at every juke joint in town / Always the bridesmaid, never the bride / Mama, Mama, I tried. Angaleena Presley and Oran Thorton
On common ground / We'll build our castle walls / We'll build them stone by stone / And how / With more and more / You know it won't take long / Where it burned orange / Let it burn gold... / And given half the chance / To turn the hands of time / I'm always the bridesmaid / Couldn't live with myself / If I tried to be the bride. Mark Roberts
Drest as a bridesmaid, but all pale and cold, / With roseless cheek, all pale and cold and dim, / Lie lifeless at my feet! / And then came Love, a sylph in bridal trim, / And stood beside my seat; / She bent, and kiss'd her sister's lips, / As she was wont to do;-- / Alas! 'twas but a chilling breath / Woke just enough of life in death / To make Hope die anew. Samuel Taylor Coleridge