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Omar Khayyam quotes (8)
I came like Water and like Wind I go.
Omar Khayyam Category: Wind
Yet Ah that Spring should vanish with the Rose. That Youths sweet-scented manuscript should close! The Nightingale that in the branches sang Ah
Omar Khayyam Category: Flower
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare And he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere. Ali Ben Abu Taleb.
Omar Khayyam Category: Endure
Strange - is it not? - that of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.
Omar Khayyam Category: Death
The Moving Finger writes; and having writ Moves on; nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
Omar Khayyam Category: Change
There was the Door to which I found no key; There was the Veil through which I might not see.
Omar Khayyam Category: Future
But helpless Pieces of the Game He plays Upon this Checker-board of Nights and Days; Hither and thither moves and checks and slays And one by one back in the Closet lays.
Omar Khayyam Category: Games
O 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 bloomed for ever dies.
Omar Khayyam Category: Life