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John Paul Jones
(1747-1792) born on
Jul 06
US naval officer. He is considered the founder of the American Navy.
If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.

We have a right to believe that faith is the stronger emotion because it is positive wheras fear is negative.
I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast, for I intend to go in harm's way.
I have not yet begun to fight.
Should I have the good fortune to fall in with him again, I'll make a lord of him.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Book of Positive Quotations," by John Cook, 1997.
R: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
A: Letter, 16 Nov. 1778; in "American Quotations," by Gorton Carruth, 1988.
N: Retort when informed his ship was sinking during a battle at sea, 3 Sep 1779.; "Life and Letters of J. P. Jones," Vol. I., by De Koven.
K: On learning that Richard Pearson, the British captain that he had defeated in his famous battle at sea, was made a knight; in "Little, Brown Book of Anecdotes," by Clifton Fadiman, 1985.

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