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Quote from John Paul Jones,


"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."


By:

John Paul Jones (more quotes by John Paul Jones or books by/about John Paul Jones)


(1747-1792) Scottish sailor, US naval fighter in theĀ American Revolutionary War

Source:

letter to Gouverneur Morris, Sept 2, 1782

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