John Paul Jones Quotes


"It is true that I must run a great risk; no gallant action was ever accomplished without danger."

John Paul Jones

"I would lay down my life for America but I cannot trifle with my Honor."

John Paul Jones Quotes

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

John Paul Jones

"Where men of fine feeling are concerned there is seldom misunderstanding."

John Paul Jones

"An honourable 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."

John Paul Jones

"I may sink, but I'll be damned if I strike!"

John Paul Jones

"Whoever can surprise well must conquer."

John Paul Jones

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

John Paul Jones

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

John Paul Jones

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