Edward Fitzgerald

1809 - 1883

A Quote by Edward Fitzgerald

Who is the Potter, pray, and who the Pot?

Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Source: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Persian writer & astronomer (c.1050–c.1123)

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A Quote by Edward Fitzgerald on youth

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Yet Ah, that Spring should vanish with the Rose! That Youth's sweet-scented manuscript should close!

Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Source: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Persian writer & astronomer (c.1050–c.1123)

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A Quote by Edward Fitzgerald on solitude and soul

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Source: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Persian writer & astronomer (c.1050–c.1123)

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A Quote by Edward Fitzgerald on death

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Striking from the Calendar Unborn Tomorrow and dead Yesterday.

Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Source: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Persian writer & astronomer (c.1050–c.1123)

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A Quote by Edward Fitzgerald on certainty, lies, life, and rest

One thing at least is certain - This life flies; One thing is certain and the rest is lies; The Flower that once has blown forever dies.

Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Source: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Persian writer & astronomer (c.1050–c.1123)

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A Quote by Edward Fitzgerald on tears and wit

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The moving finger writes; and having writ Moves on: not all your piety nor wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line, Nor all your tears wash out a word of it.

Edward Fitzgerald (1809 - 1883)

Source: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Persian writer & astronomer (c.1050–c.1123)

Contributed by: Zaady

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