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We'll Drink to That

In ”Rising to the Occasion,” Paul Dickson has collected toasts — old, new, serious, profane, famous — for just about every occasion

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”The health of the salmon to you: A long life, a full heart, and a wet mouth!” —Irish toast

”A Merry Christmas this December/To a lot of folks I don’t remember.” —Franklin P. Adams

”May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart.” —Eskimo toast

”A toast to the groom — and discretion to his bachelor friends.”

”I drink to your charm, your beauty, and your brains — which gives you a rough idea of how hard up I am for a drink.” —Groucho Marx

”To life, the first half is ruined by our parents and the second half is by our children.”