History of the United States
American Revolution
Famous Quotations

What patriot said you have not yet begun to fight?

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03/03/2010

John Paul Jones (1747 - 1792) was a naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War. During his engagement with Serapis, he was asked by the British Captain if he wanted to surrender. Jones gave the legendary reply: "I have not yet begun to fight!"