1. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi

2. “The man dreams of a perfect woman and the woman dreams of a perfect man and they don’t know that Allah created them to perfect one another.” Ahmad AlShugairi

3. “Among His signs is that He created for you mates from among yourselves, in order to have tranquility with them and He put love and mercy between your (hearts) : verily in that are signs for those who reflect.” Quran Ar-Rum [30:21]

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4. “The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” ― Rumi

5. “When talking about marriage, Allah says your spouses are garments for you. A garment may or may not fit perfectly-but either way, it covers imperfections, protects and beautifies.” Yasmin Mogahed

6. “When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.” ― Rumi

7. “All too often people concentrate on finding the right spouse, little realizing that half of any marriage is being the right spouse.” Yasir Qadhi

8. “Knock, And He’ll open the door. Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun. Fall, And He’ll raise you to the heavens. Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything.” ― Rumi

9. “When someone proposes marriage to one of you whose religion and character pleases you, then you should marry him. If you do not do so, there will be tribulations in the earth and the proliferation of corruption.” Hadith

10. “May these vows and this marriage be blessed. May it be sweet milk, this marriage, like wine and halvah. May this marriage offer fruit and shade like the date palm. May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day a day in paradise. May this marriage be a sign of compassion, a seal of happiness here and hereafter. May this marriage have a fair face and a good name, an omen as welcome as the moon in a clear blue sky. I am out of words to describe how spirit mingles in this marriage.” Rumi

11. “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” ― Rumi

12. “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times always with the same person.” Waleed Basyouni

13. “Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” ― Rumi

14. “The whole world is a provision, and the best object of benefit of the world is the pious woman.” Hadith

15. “Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.” ― Rumi

16. “None but a noble man treats women in an honorable manner, and none but an ignorant treats women disgracefully.” Hadith

17. “Forbidden love stories end at marriage, while true halal love stories begin at marriage and end with both entering paradise.” Abdulbary Yaha Bari

18. “Once you begin to see everything beautiful as only a reflection of God’s beauty, you will learn to in the right way.” Yasmin Mogahed

19. “This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.” ― Rumi

20. “We do not see for those who love one another anything like marriage.” Hadith

21. “A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.” ― Rumi

22. “Two there are who are never satisfied — the lover of the world and the lover of knowledge.” ― Rumi

23. “May these vows and this marriage be blessed. May it be sweet milk, this marriage, like wine and halvah. May this marriage offer fruit and shade like the date palm. May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day a day in paradise. May this marriage be a sign of compassion, a seal of happiness here and hereafter. May this marriage have a fair face and a good name, an omen as welcome as the moon in a clear blue sky. I am out of words to describe how spirit mingles in this marriage.” Rumi

24. “That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.” ― Rumi

25. “And still, after all this time, the Sun has never said to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look what happens with love like that. It lights up the sky.” ― Hafez

26. “Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.” ― Rumi

27. “The successful marriage is not when you can live in peace with your wife, but when you can’t live in peace with out her.” Yasir Qadhi

28. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” ― Rumi

29. “The beauty of You delights me. The sight of You amazes me. For the Pearl does this… and the Ocean does that.” ― Hafez

30. “On a day when the wind is perfect the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty. Today is such a day.” ― Rumi

31. “The most perfect believer in faith is the one whose character is finest and who is kindest to his wife.” Hadith

32. “A good husband wipes her tears, but a great husband listens to the story of whys she’s crying.” Unknown

33. “I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.” ― Rumi

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