Miss Sangorski Quotes in The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)
Miss Sangorski Quotes:
Miss Sangorski: [Voiceover] Ah, my beloved, fill the cup that clears Today of past regrets and future fears; Tomorrow? Tomorrow I may be, Myself, with yesterday's seven thousand years.
Kamran: Can I see it?
Miss Sangorski: The book sank with the Titanic in 1912.
Kamran: But didn't he make a copy?
Miss Sangorski: There is another. It's in the Museum fuer Kunsthandwerke in Frankfurt. But he did make five hundred and fifty working copies.
Kamran: Wow! He must have messed up a lot.
Miss Sangorski: He wanted to get every detail right.
Miss Sangorski: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur.
Miss Sangorski: What does... Rubaiyat mean?
Miss Sangorski: Rubai is an ancient Arabic word for the number four. However, for the eleventh century Persian poets a rubai was four lines of poetry.
Miss Sangorski: Poetry is only words that make you feel something special... inside.
Miss Sangorski: One day your life will end, and all that will remain are the moments when you have lived your life to the fullest. And if you're lucky, those moments live on in the lives of people you have touched.
Miss Sangorski: [quoting Khayyam] 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.
Miss Sangorski: [quoting Khayyam] 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 now wilderness is paradise.
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