More 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."
- "If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery."
- "I have not yet begun to fight!"
More In Nature
- "My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful."― Hamlin Garland
- "For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!"― Edward Abbey
- "People who don’t see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools."― Bodhidharma