"Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Ted Hughes on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Ted Hughes on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Ted Hughes on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Ted Hughes on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Ted Hughes on Abraham Lincoln