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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.
tags: men heart gone hope
— Omar Khayyam
Think not I dread to see my spirit fly,Through the dark gates of fell mortality;Death has no terrors when the life is true;'Tis living ill that makes us fear to die.
tags: fear living dark die spirit
— Omar Khayyam
The rose that once has bloomed forever dies.
tags: forever die
— Omar Khayyam
My friend, let's not think of tomorrow, but let's enjoy this fleeting moment of life.
tags: friends moment tomorrow
— Omar Khayyam
When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.
tags: tomorrow
— Omar Khayyam
When you are so full of sorrowthat you can't walk, can't cry anymore,think about the green foliage that sparkles afterthe rain. When the daylight exhausts you, whenyou hope a final night will cover the world,think about the awakening of a young child.
tags: children young night child awakening rain hope
— Omar Khayyam
The value of three things is justly appreciated by all classes of men: youth, by the old; health, by the diseased; and wealth, by the needy.
tags: health youth value wealth
— Omar Khayyam
I came like Water, and like Wind I go.
tags: water
— Omar Khayyam
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.
— Omar Khayyam
I have not asked for life. But I try to accept whatever life brings without surprise. And I shall depart again without having questioned anyone about my strange stay here on earth.
tags: earth
— Omar Khayyam
How much more of the mosque, of prayer and fasting?Better go drunk and begging round the taverns.Khayyam, drink wine, for soon this clay of yoursWill make a cup, bowl, one day a jar.When once you hear the roses are in bloom,Then is the time, my love, to pour the wine;Houris and palaces and Heaven and Hell-These are but fairy-tales, forget them all.
tags: time prayer heaven
— Omar Khayyam
To be free of belief and unbelief is my religion.
tags: belief
— Omar Khayyam
It's too bad if a heart lacks fire,and is deprived of the light of a heart ablaze.The day on which you arewithout passionate loveis the most wasted day of your life.
tags: heart bad
— Omar Khayyam
We are thinking about bad only those who are worse than we are, and those who are better than us ... I'm just not up to us ... One does not follow it than smell roses. Another of the bitter herbs will produce honey. Give bread to one - will remember forever. Another life donation - do not understand ...
tags: forever bad thinking honey
— Omar Khayyam
I sent my Soul through the Invisible, Some letter of that After-life to spell: And by and by my Soul return'd to me, And answer'd: 'I Myself am Heav'n and Hell
tags: soul hell
— Omar Khayyam
The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
tags: write
— Omar Khayyam
Dead yesterdays and unborn tomorrows, why fret about it, if today be sweet.
tags: tomorrow
— Omar Khayyam
Give me a flagon of red wine, a book of verses, a loaf of bread, and a little idleness. If with such store I might sit by thy dear side in some lonely place, I should deem myself happier than a king in his kingdom.
tags: book
— Omar Khayyam
Don't cry upon you lossesDon't mesure today with tommorowsDon't trust to passed and coming dayBelieve in now - and be happy today.
tags: trust
— Omar Khayyam
Realise this: one day your soulwill depart from your body and you willbe drawn behind the curtain that floats between usand the unknown. While you wait for that moment, be happy,because you don't know where you came from andyou don't know where you will be going.
tags: moment body
— Omar Khayyam
Men talk of heaven, - there is no heaven but here; Men talk of hell, - there is no hell but here; Men of hereafters talk and future lives, - O love, there is no other life - but here.
tags: men live future hell heaven
— Omar Khayyam
How sad, a heart thatdoes not know how to love, thatdoes not know what it is to be drunk with love.If you are not in love, how can you enjoythe blinding light of the sun,the soft light of the moon?
tags: heart sad
— Omar Khayyam
Drink wine. This is life eternal. This is all that youth will give you. It is the season for wine, roses and drunken friends. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
tags: youth friends moment
— Omar Khayyam
As far as you can avoid it, do not give grief to anyone. Never inflict your rage on another. If you hope for eternal rest, feel the pain yourself; but don't hurt others.
tags: pain grief hurt hope
— Omar Khayyam
To wisely live your life, you don't need to know muchJust rememeber two main rules for the beginning:You better starve, than eat whateverAnd better be alone, than with whoever.
tags: live alone rules
— Omar Khayyam
Algebras are geometric facts which are proved.
tags: facts
— Omar Khayyam
But helpless Pieces of the Game He playsUpon this Checker-board of Nights and Days;Hither and thither moves, and checks, and slays,And one by one back in the Closet lays.
tags: night games
— Omar Khayyam
Indeed the Idols I have loved so long, have done my credit in this World much wrong; have drowned my Glory in a shallow Cup, and sold my Reputation for a Song.
tags: world song
— Omar Khayyam
For in and out, above, about, below, 'Tis nothing but a Magic Shadow-show, Played in a Box whose Candle is the Sun, Round which we Phantom Figures come and go.
tags: magic
— Omar Khayyam
Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie, Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and-sans End!
tags: lies song
— Omar Khayyam
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.
tags: friends daughter marriage
— Omar Khayyam
Fools, your reward is neither here nor there.
tags: fools
— Omar Khayyam
Oh! My beloved! fill the cup, that clears to-day of past regrets and future fears.
tags: fear future past regret
— Omar Khayyam
This body is a tent which for a space Does the pure soul with kingly presence grace; When he departs, comes the tent-pitcher, Death, Strikes it, and moves to a new halting-place.
tags: death soul body space
— Omar Khayyam
Hearts are like tapers, which at beauteous eyes Kindle a flame of love that never dies; And beauty is a flame, where hearts, like moths, Offer themselves a burning sacrifice.
tags: beauty heart sacrifice eyes
— Omar Khayyam
Justice is the soul of the universe.
tags: justice soul universe
— Omar Khayyam
Awake, my Little ones, and fill the Cup Before Life's Liquor in its Cup be dry.
tags: awake
— Omar Khayyam
We are in truth but pieces on this chess board of life, which in the end we leave, only to drop one by one into the grave of nothingness.
tags: truth chess
— Omar Khayyam
A hair divides what is false and true.
tags: true
— Omar Khayyam
There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.
— Omar Khayyam
omar khayyam
Birth    : May 18, 1048
Death  : December 4, 1131
Occupation  : Philosopher