Edward Fitzgerald Quotes

The moving finger writes; and having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883), British writer, poet, translator. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, stanza 71 (1859). On the unalterability of the past.
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