Definition of Right to the pursuit of happiness

1. Noun. The right to try to find happiness.

Generic synonyms: Human Right



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right to the pursuit of happiness (current term)
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Literary usage of Right to the pursuit of happiness

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1. Handbook of American Constitutional Law by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"All men are Invested with a natural, Inherent, and inalienable right to the pursuit of happiness. This principle is formally declared in the constitutions ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1916)
"Every nation has the right to independence in the sense that, it has a right to the pursuit of happiness and is free to develop itself without interference ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1914)
"If any human being has the right to the pursuit of happiness, even to the achievement of happiness, it is the child. Happiness cannot be pursued ..."

4. Handbook of American Constitutional Law by Henry Campbell Black (1897)
"All men are invested with a natural, inherent, and inalienable right to the pursuit of happiness. This principle is formally declared in the constitutions ..."

5. Fashions in Literature: And Other Literary and Social Essays & Addresses by Charles Dudley Warner (1902)
"But the inalienable right to the pursuit of happiness has never been questioned since it was proclaimed as a new gospel for the New World. ..."

6. Fashions in Literature: And Other Literary and Social Essays & Addresses by Charles Dudley Warner (1902)
"But the inalienable right to the pursuit of happiness has never been questioned since it was proclaimed as a new gospel for the New World. ..."

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