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Scottish born American Naval Hero in the U.S. War of Independence, 1747-1792
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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
I have not yet begun to fight (as his ship was sinking, 23 September 1779)
I have not yet begun to fight!
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.
It is by no means enough that an officer be capable...He should be a gentleman of liberal education, refined, manners, punctilious courtesy, and the nicest sense of personal honor... No meritorious act of a subordinate should escape his attention, even if the reward be only one word of approval. Conversely, he should not be blind to a single fault in any subordinate.'
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.
Law and lawyers
It wouldn't have taken much to just pop over, would it?
Should I have the good fortune to fall in with him again, I'll make a lord of him.
We've known for a while that there's a real battle [with gangs and drug dealers] going on in this area. It's sad that it came to this -- the murder of a little girl -- to bring the attention that this segment of Englewood needs.
Whoever can surprise well must Conquer
Yeah. Everyone will be jealous.
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