Omar Khayyam (1040-1134) a Mathematician, a philosopher, scholar of Islam, a Sufi and a poet was born in Naishapur in Iran His Rubaiyat e Omar Khayyam were translated by Edward Fitzgerald in the 1880s.
Here is a selection from his Rubaiyat. Khaliq
….With them the seed of wisdom did I sow,
And with mine own hand wrought to make it grow,
And this was all the harvest that I reaped…
“I came like water, and like wind I go.”