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Omar Khayyam
(1048-1131) born on
May 18
Persian poet, mathematician, astronomer. He was renowned in his own country and time for his scientific achievements.
         
   
F
And that inverted Bowl we call The Sky,
Whereunder crawling coop't we live and die,
Lift not thy hands to It for help --for It
Rolls impotently on as Thou or I.

R
The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.
A
There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.
N
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.
K
Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend,
Before we too into the Dust descend.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám," st. 52, tr. by Edward FitzGerald, first ed., 1859.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám," st. 23, tr. by Edward FitzGerald, first ed., 1859.
   


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