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Sunday, 10 December 2017
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"Rebuke with soft words and hard arguments." (Proverb - Correction)

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Browse Quotations by Khayyam, Omar

 
Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not why you go, nor where. - (Khayyam, Omar - Alcohol and Alcoholism)
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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 as in I went. - (Khayyam, Omar - Argument)
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There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see. - (Khayyam, Omar - Future)
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'Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and days where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates and slays, and one by one back in the Closet lays. - (Khayyam, Omar - Life and Death)
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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. - (Khayyam, Omar - Life and Living)
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And that inverted bowl we call The Sky, where under crawling coop't we live and die, lift not thy hands to It for help -- for it rolls impotently on as thou or I. - (Khayyam, Omar - Sky)
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The thoughtful soul to solitude retires. - (Khayyam, Omar - Solitude)
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A hair divides what is false and true. - (Khayyam, Omar - Truth)
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Oh, the brave Music of a distant drum! - (Khayyam, Omar - War)
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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. - (Khayyam, Omar - Wine)
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The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it. - (Khayyam, Omar - Writers and Writing)
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