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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 where in I went.
- Omar Khayyam | Argument Quotes
Ah, take the cash, and let the credit go.
- Omar Khayyam | Credit Quotes
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 | Death Quotes
Ah love! could you and I with Him conspire To grasp this sorry scheme of things entire, Would not we shatter it to bits - and then Re-mold it nearer to the heart's desire!
- Omar Khayyam | Desire Quotes
Drink! for you know not whence you came, nor why: Drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.
- Omar Khayyam | Drinking Quotes
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 | Fate Quotes
I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose as where some buried Caesar bled; That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her Lap from some once lovely Head.
- Omar Khayyam | Flowers Quotes
One thing is certain and the rest is lies; The Flower that once has blown for ever dies.
- Omar Khayyam | Flowers Quotes
There was the Door to which I found no key; There was the Veil through which I might not see.
- Omar Khayyam | Future Quotes
Dust into dust, and under dust, to lie, Sans wine, sans song, sans singer, and - sans end.
- Omar Khayyam | Grave Quotes
Heav'n but the Vision of fulfill'd Desire, And Hell the Shadow from a Soul on fire.
- Omar Khayyam | Heaven Quotes
Ah Love! could you and I with him conspire To grasp this sorry Scheme of Things entire Would we not shatter it to bits - and then Re-mould it nearer to the Heart's Desire?
- Omar Khayyam | Life Quotes
And this I know; whether the one True Light Kindle to Love, or Wrath consume me quite, One flash of it within the Tavern caught Better than in the temple lost outright.
- Omar Khayyam | Light Quotes
Ah, take the Cash, and let the Credit go, Nor heed the rumble of a distant Drum!
- Omar Khayyam | Money Quotes
There was the door to which I found no key, There was the veil through which 1 might not see.
- Omar Khayyam | Mystery Quotes
A book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread - and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness - Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!
- Omar Khayyam | Paradise Quotes
All this of Pot and Potter - Tell me then, Who is the Potter, pray, and who the Pot?
- Omar Khayyam | Pottery Quotes
You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a second marriage in my house; Divorced old barren reason from my bed, And took the daughter of the vine to spouse.
- Omar Khayyam | Reason Quotes
0 thou, who didst with pitfall and with gin Beset the road I was to wander in, Thou wilt not with predestin'd evil round Enmesh, and then impute my fall to sin.
- Omar Khayyam | Sin Quotes
And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Whereunder crawling coop'd we live and die, Lift not your hands to it for help - for it As impotently moves as you or I.
- Omar Khayyam | Sky Quotes
The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires.
- Omar Khayyam | Solitude Quotes
I sent my Soul through the Invisible, Some letter of that After-life to spell, And by and by my Soul returned to me, And answered "I Myself am Heav'n and Hell."
- Omar Khayyam | Soul Quotes
Yet Ah, that Spring should vanish with the Rose. That Youth's sweetscented manuscript should close! The Nightingale that in the branches sang Ah whence and whither flown again, who knows?
- Omar Khayyam | Spring Quotes
The bird of time has but a little way To flutter - and the bird is on the wing.
- Omar Khayyam | Time Quotes
Tomorrow! - Why, tomorrow I may be Myself with yesterday's sev'n thousand years.
- Omar Khayyam | Tomorrow Quotes

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