Quotation by Omar Khayyám

And that inverted Bowl we call The Sky,
Whereunder crawling coop't we live and die,
Lift not thy hands to It for help—for It
Rolls impotently on as Thou or I.
Omar Khayyám (11–12th century), Persian astronomer, poet. The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, st. 52, trans. by Edward Fitzgerald (1859).
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