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We all listened to Oprah's acceptance speech for the Cecil B. de Mille Award? Yes? Good. Did you notice how even though she's Oprah, and could probably make us cry by reading a takeaway menu backward, she put a ton of work into her speech? And how through that work, she took a celebration of her accomplishments, respected that premise, but turned it into a rallying cry for the forces of good? Next time you speak in public, would you like to be a little more like Oprah?


No matter what, a toast is hard to forget. It's either the highlight of an important event, or an awkward mess that people talk about for years after. Whether you're in the wedding party, or just toasting someone's success at a nice dinner, here's how to give a classy toast and look great doing it.