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  1. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

  2. There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.

  3. The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

  4. The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.

  5. Oh, the brave Music of a distant drum!

  6. Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.

  7. And that inverted bowl we call The Sky, where under crawling coop't we live and die, lift not thy hands to It for help -- for it rolls impotently on as thou or I.

  8. Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went.

  9. The Worldly Hope men set their Hearts upon Turns Ashes - or it prospers; and anon, Like Snow upon the Desert's dusty Face, Lighting a little hour or two - is gone.

  10. 'Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and days where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates and slays, and one by one back in the Closet lays.

    • life

  11. Living Life Tomorrow's fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again.

    • life

  12. A hair divides what is false and true.

  13. The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

  14. You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.

  15. The Flower that once has blown forever dies.

  16. A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.

    • wine

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Where is Omar Khayyam from? Omar Khayyam is Persian who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in Persian society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the Persian nature embed in Omar Khayyam's character.

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When was Omar Khayyam birthday? Omar Khayyam was born on 18 May 1048.

Who is Omar Khayyam? Some facts about Omar Khayyam from biography. Omar Khayyam was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet. As a scholar, he is most notable for his work on cubic equations and his calendar reform. Omar was born in Nishapur, in northeastern Iran.... Read more about Omar Khayyam on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Omar Khayyam on YouTube. Browse a lot of books about Omar Khayyam on Amazon to get more reference.


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