A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.It certainly may secure all the myrtle and turkey part of it. Jane Austen
Mansfield Park, ch.22.
The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street. Charles LambSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Letter to Thomas Manning,15 Feb. Collected in E W Marrs Letters of Charles and Mary Lamb, vol.2 (1975).
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