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Omar Khayyam Quotes and Sayings

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A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and you.
- Omar Khayyam
(paraphrase)

Related topics: Romantic Love

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

Thy Return is as another Sun to Heaven;
a new Rose blooming in the Garden of the Soul.
- Omar Khayyam

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.
- Omar Khayyam

 

The moving finger writes, and having written moves on.
Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
- Omar Khayyam

A hair divides what is false and true.
- Omar Khayyam

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

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A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.
- Omar Khayyam

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.
- Omar Khayyam

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.
- Omar Khayyam

Drink!
for you know not whence you came nor why:
drink!
for you know not why you go, nor where.
- Omar Khayyam

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.
- Omar Khayyam

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

At my age, I don't buy but a half a loaf of bread,
you know?
- Merle Haggard

For less than the cost of a Big Mac,
fries and a Coke,
you can buy a loaf of fresh bread and some good cheese or roast beef,
which you will enjoy much more.
- Steve Albini

I got sick of the dough, and thought I'd go on the loaf.
- Curly Howard

I haven't done any building designs since the Loaf House.
- Ben Nicholson

A book of verses underneath the bough,
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread.
Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf;
is better than a whole loaf.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The paramedic called the press and sold me like a loaf of bread.
This was news, and he wanted to be the one to report it.
- Charlie Sheen

Believe me, nobody likes to loaf more than me.
- John Goodman

Well actually, some weeks they'll write that I'm jealous of living in her shadow.
Then other weeks, they'll write that all I want to
do is loaf around on her money!
It's ridiculous!
- Ryan Phillippe

It's like people call me a rock star or this or that.
And I go, 'Don't call me that.
I don't think of myself in those terms.
If you have to call me anything, call me a chameleon.
- Meat Loaf

I never fit in.
I am a true alternative.
And I love being the outcast.
That's my role in life, to be an outcast.
- Meat Loaf

The day that I ever become hip...
please shoot me and put me outta my misery!
- Meat Loaf

I'm asthmatic.
I was a lot bigger back then, and I still get winded on stage today.
But I've learned how to pace it now.
I have musical breaks in there.
- Meat Loaf

Rock n' Roll came from the slaves singing gospel in the fields.
Their lives were hell and they used music to lift out of it,
to take them away.
That's what rock n' roll should do -
take you to a better place.
- Meat Loaf

For the past 32 years, I've done nothing outside the entertainment business.
I've had some real highs and some real lows,
but I love the work so much that I never once thought of quitting.
- Meat Loaf

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Only good comes from being honest and true.
Only harm and suffering cone from falsehood.
It doesn't always feel as if good comes from truth and honesty,
but, in the long run, it does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain PHOTO

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return.
It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali

I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
- Charles Baudelaire

Honesty may be the best policy,
but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination,
dishonesty is the second-best policy.
- George Carlin

TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE.
It must be handled very carefully, both its censure
and its artistic honesty.
- Bill Bixby

The person who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality
quite as much as the honesty.
Possibly more.
- Richard J. Needham

All pro sports, as well as the NCAA,
should thank God every day we have sports betting here...
We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games.
- Meyer Lansky

Intellectual honesty is the quality that the public
in free countries always has expected of historians;
much more than that it does not expect,
nor often get.
- Samuel E. Morison

I like honesty and fair play.
- Marcus Garvey

Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed
by that maxim is not an honest man.
- Richard Whately

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet
of virtues that will never be improved upon.
- James Oliver

The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty,
of sincerity.
- George Oppen

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
- Abu Bakr

A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can
be cured only by the honesty of humility.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

I have built my reputation on honesty,
I have sometimes been too honest.
- David Blunkett

Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions,
comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
- Freeman Thomas

And, because there was an honesty about all that was going on.
It connected with the people in the street.
- Ben E. King

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
- Plato

When I do documentaries, my best information ends up
on the cutting-room floor.
People have trouble dealing with sexual honesty.
- Betty Dodson

They envy the distinction I have won;
let them therefore,
envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
- Sallust

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.
- George Saunders

Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others -
how much you commit to a relationship,
to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself.
- Ang Lee

An autobiography is not about pictures;
it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much
truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
- Boris Becker

Honesty is the most single most important factor having
a direct bearing on the final success of an individual,
corporation, or product.
- Ed McMahon

That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary
qualities of a good performance is honesty.
- Roberta Flack

Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only
friends won by good deeds,
merit, and honesty.
- Sallust

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
- Stephen Vincent Benet

I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please
than by the honesty of trying to hurt.
- Jessamyn West

Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
- Friedrich Schiller

More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning,
compassion, love of others, honesty,
and discipline applied with understanding.
- Paul D. Boyer

I think there's a form of honesty, because I used to
be very honest with the press,
and then it backfired on me, and I understood it.
- Shia LaBeouf

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
- Kin Hubbard

Washington's entire honesty of mind and his fearless
look into the face of all facts are qualities which
can never go out of fashion and which we should all do well to imitate.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

I think it requires a bit of honesty,
Swan Lake.
- Graeme Murphy

Honesty is all you need.
- Cass Elliot

Honesty does not always bring a response of love,
but it is absolutely essential to it.
- Ray Blanton

The most important thing in acting is honesty.
If you can fake that, you've got it made.
- George Burns


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