"It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."
"Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected."
"There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness."
"It is better to be alone than in bad company."
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company."