In the Norse poem, the Hávamál , Odin states the following aphorism:
Cattle die, kinsmen die, the self must also die; but glory never dies, for the man who is able to achieve it.
Which quotation from Beowulf do these lines best match?
"Fate goes ever as fate must" (455).
"For the son of Ecgtheow, it was no easy thing to have to give ground like that and go unwillingly to inhabit another home in a place beyond; so every man must yield the leasehold of his days "(2587-2591).
"Often when one man follows his own will many are hurt. This happened to us" (3077-3078).
"They extolled his heroic nature and exploits and gave thanks for his greatness; which was the proper thing..." (3173-3175).
"They said that of all the kings upon the earth he was the man most gracious and fair-minded, kindest to his people and keenest to win fame" (3180-3182).