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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Paul Henri Marron
QUOTATION: The fame of the brave outlives him; his portion is immortality. What more flattering homage could we pay to the manes of Paul Jones, than to swear on his tomb to live or to die free? It is the vow, it is the watch-word of every Frenchman.
ATTRIBUTION: PAUL HENRI MARRON, officiating Protestant clergyman, discourse at the funeral of John Paul Jones, Paris, France, July 20, 1792.—Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones…, p. 68 (1830).
SUBJECTS: Immortality