I don't think my intelligence is naturally analytic or political. Seamus Heane
In a way, Anglo-Saxon poetry cannot be translated. Seamus He
I'm very conscious that people dear to me are alive in my imagination - poets in particular. Seamus Heane
It is always better to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning. For every one of us, living in this world means waiting for our end. Let whoever can win glory before death. When a warrior is gone, that will be his best and only bulwark.
On the contrary, a trust in the staying power and travel-worthiness of such good should encourage us to credit the possibility of a world where respect for the validity of every traditionwill issue in the creation and maintenance of a salubrious political space.