Wealth and Fame

Think on these things:

They say the Lion and the Lizard keep 
The Courts where Jamshýd gloried and drank deep: 
And Bahrám, that great Hunter–the Wild Ass 
Stamps o’er his Head, but cannot break his Sleep.

Omar Khayyam

2 thoughts on “Wealth and Fame

  1. To understand the quatrain fully one would need to do some research. Here is a link to an article which reflects my own thoughts on the subject of wealth and fame – a subject I have been thinking a bit about lately:
    View at Medium.com

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    • Thanks. The medium article is thought provoking.
      Remember what Jesus warned:
      Matthew 6:24
      New International Version
      24 “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”

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