May 18th Birthday Love: Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam is one of those rare birds whose creativity and scientific strengths coexisted and flourished in one mind. Author of the Rubaiyat; poet, mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer Omar Khayyam was born on this day May 18, 1048 in Neyshabur, Iran.

“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit
Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.”

-Omar Khayyam

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: