30 Omar Khayyam Quotes And Poems For Inspiration

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Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. He was born in Nishapur, in northeastern Persia, and was contemporary with the rule of the Seljuks around the time of the First Crusade. I hope my collection of poems and quotes of Omar Khayyam will inspire you positively.

Yes, in a woman, as in a book, there is wisdom.

– Omar Khayyam

1. “Heaven but the vision of fulfilled desire, and Hell the shadow from a soul on fire.” – Omar Khayyam

2. “He who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere.” – Omar Khayyam

3. “To be free of belief and unbelief is my religion.” – Omar Khayyam

4. “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.” – Omar Khayyam

5. “My friend, let’s not think of tomorrow, but let’s enjoy this fleeting moment of life.” – Omar Khayyam

6. “Justice is the soul of the universe.” – Omar Khayyam

7. “The secret must be kept from all non-people. The mystery must be hidden from all idiots.” – Omar Khayyam

8. “The entire world shall be populous with that action which saves one soul from despair.” – Omar Khayyam

9. “Dead yesterdays and unborn tomorrows, why fret about it, if today be sweet.” – Omar Khayyam

10. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

11. “You are where your thoughts are. Make sure your thoughts are where you want to be.” – Omar Khayyam

12. “Do not tell God that you have a problem. Turn to the problem and say that you have God.” – Omar Khayyam

13. “Now the New Year reviving old Desires, The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires.” – Omar Khayyam

14. “Your hand can seize today, but not tomorrow; and thoughts of your tomorrow are nothing but desire. Don’t waste this breath.” – Omar Khayyam

15. “I consider days spent without the joys of love unnecessary and hateful.” – Omar Khayyam

16. “In a loved one, even shortcomings are liked, and in an unloved one, even dignity irritates.” – Omar Khayyam

17. “There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.” – Omar Khayyam

18. “Fools, your reward is neither here nor there.” – Omar Khayyam

19. “Awake, my Little ones, and fill the Cup Before Life’s Liquor in its Cup be dry.” – Omar Khayyam

20. “When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.” – Omar Khayyam

21. “It is better to be hungry than to eat anything, it is better to be alone than to be with anyone.” – Omar Khayyam

22. “He who has not sinned will not be forgiven.” – Omar Khayyam

23. “The fallen spirit dies prematurely.” – Omar Khayyam

24. “Rather, a hungry lion will refuse food than a woman from meanness and lies.” – Omar Khayyam

25. “It is better to be hungry than to eat anything, it is better to be alone than to be with anyone.” – Omar Khayyam

26. “A few apologies look less convincing than one.” – Omar Khayyam

27. “You don’t even notice that your dreams come true … All you have is always not enough!” – Omar Khayyam

28. “Do not complain about pain – this is the best medicine.” – Omar Khayyam

29. “When you throw dirt at a person, remember – it may not reach it, but will remain on your hands.” – Omar Khayyam

30. “You are where your thoughts are. Make sure your thoughts are where you want to be.” – Omar Khayyam

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