Omar Khayyám


Persian Poet, Mathematician, Polymath and Astronomer who also wrote treatises on Mechanics, Geography, Mineralogy, Music, Climatology and Theology

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Oh, the brave music of a distant drum!

Scholars really have nothing to teach you. But from the soft touch of the eyelashes of a woman you will know all there is to know about happiness. Buy wine, take it to a secluded place and let it comfort you.

The happiest little curiosity creation of abandon and is pleased with the little people.

Then to the Lip of this poor earthen Urn I lean'd, the secret Well of Life to learn: and Lip to Lip it murmur'd -- While you live, drink!

To live life wisely ought to know quite a few. Two important rules to remember to start with: you better starve than that horrible and better be alone than with anyone.

If with wine you are drunk be happy, If seated with a moon-faced (beautiful), be happy, Since the end purpose of the universe is nothing-ness; Hence picture your nothing-ness, then while you are, be happy!

Let the past and what will come and enjoy ..., Pharmaceuticals breath Pkasat inclusiveness and ourselves Maarat fired ... released under the breath of minds.

Oh, Thou who Man of baser Earth didst make, and ev'n with Paradise devise the Snake: for all the Sin wherewith the Face of Man is blacken'd ? Man's forgiveness give ? and take!

Shall I still sigh for what I have not got, or try with cheerfulness to bear my lot? Fill up my cup! I know not if the breath I now am drawing is my last, or not!

The lower the soul of a person, the higher the nose up. He stretches his nose to where the soul has not grown.

There are too many tears in my eyes! The fires of Hell are no more than sparks of fire as compared to the flames that consume me inside. Paradise? For me it means a moment of peace.

To speak clearly and without parables, we are parts of the game that plays Heaven, we have fun with us on the board to be, and then we go back one by one, in the case of none.

If you want to listen to me, I give you this advice: for the love of God, do not clothe you with the robe of hypocrisy. 's future life is always, this world is a moment , do not you sell kingdom of eternity for one second.

Like wind flies Time ?tween birth and death; therefore, as long as thou hast breath, of care for two days hold thee free: the day that was and is to be.

Oh, Thou, who didst with pitfall and with gin beset the Road I was to wander in, thou wilt not with Predestined Evil round enmesh, and then impute my Fall to Sin!

Shapes of all Sorts and Sizes, great and small, that stood along the floor and by the wall; and some loquacious Vessels were; and some listen'd perhaps, but never talk'd at all.

The mighty Mahmud, Allah-breathing Lord that all the misbelieving and black Horde of Fears and Sorrows that infest the Soul scatters before him with his whirlwind Sword.

There are two types of eyes: the eyes of the body and the soul's eyes... the eyes of the body can sometimes be forgotten; the eye of the soul, but always remembers.

To wisely live your life, you don't need to know much just remember two main rules for the beginning: you better starve, than eat whatever and better be alone, than with whoever.

I'm drinking wine, is correct. Justified in their right mind would find me. internal I knew that God. Interior would be if I was wrong God.

May your love for your beloved be as great as the love of the bottle for the glass. Look, how one gives and one receives, lip against lip, the precious blood of the grapes!

Oh, threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise! One thing at least is certain ? This Life flies; one thing is certain and the rest is Lies; the Flower that once has blown forever dies.

Shield to not prevent share-term and money to Aadfh that came down and all the Mavi we live evanescent Neutral remains is good work.

The Revelations of Devout and Learn'd who rose before us, and as Prophets burn'd, are all but Stories, which, awoke from Sleep, they told their comrades, and to Sleep return'd.

There was a Door to which I found no Key there was a Veil past which I could not see some little talk awhile of ME and THEE there seemed?and then no more of THEE and ME.

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Persian Poet, Mathematician, Polymath and Astronomer who also wrote treatises on Mechanics, Geography, Mineralogy, Music, Climatology and Theology