Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English

Why, all the Saints and Sages who discuss`d
 | Omar Khayyam | Rubaiyat in English

Why, all the Saints and Sages who discuss`d
Of the Two Worlds so wisely - they are thrust
Like foolish Prophets forth; their Words to Scorn
Are scatter`d, and their Mouths are stopt with Dust.

Translation: Edward FitzGerald