John Paul Jones - Quotes

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I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm's way. ---->>>

If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.

If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.

It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.

It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.

I have not yet begun to fight!

I have not yet begun to fight!

An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it. ---->>>

Whoever can surprise well must conquer. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 6, 1747
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Die: July 18, 1792
Occupation: Soldier
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John Paul Jones (born John Paul; July 6, 1747 – July 18, 1792) was the United States' first well-known naval commander in the American Revolutionary War. He made many friends and enemies—who accused him of piracy—among America's political elites, and his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this day (wikipedia)