Omar Khayyam: Oh Threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise!

Oh Threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise!
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"Oh threats of Hell and Hopes of Paradise!
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."

- Omar Khayyam (Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer, 12th century CE)

Quote Source: Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: A Critical Edition

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