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pur·suit of hap·pi·ness

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  1. Pursuit of Happiness

    Pursuit of Happiness is the debut studio album by electronica act Weekend Players, and so far remains their only album. Three singles were released from the album: "21st Century", which charted at #21 on the UK Charts, "Into the Sun" and "I'll Be There", the latter hit #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in the US. Two additional remixes of "I'll Be There" and "Into the Sun" were included for the US domestic release.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuit of happiness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuit of happiness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of pursuit of happiness in a Sentence

  1. Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee:

    Government can ensure that we share schools and streets and lunch counters and buses and elevators and theaters, but let us never forget that only God can give us the power to love each other and to respect each other and to share life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

  2. Janet Louise Holman:

    When in the pursuit of happiness Obstacles cross our way, When all seems lost And there is a darkening of the day. Remember God in His heaven And it does not cost to call. We'll find despite our troubles We've been blessed after all.

  3. Hawk Newsome:

    I am an American. Secondly, I am a Christian. The reason why we fight is to draw attention to issues and to fix it. We are not anti-cop. We are anti-bad cop... We don't want hand-outs. We don't want anything that's yours. We want our God-given right to freedom, liberty and the pursuit of happiness... USA, USA, USA. Hawk Newsome, president and co-founder of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York, filmed addressing Trump supporters on stage at a Trump rally.

  4. Confederate Heritage Month Haley:

    Well, I think that for me, you know what I continue to remember is that you know we also know that our creator endowed the rights of everyone having you know, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

  5. William Jennings Bryan:

    The chief duty of governments, in so far as they are coercive, is to restrain those who would interfere with the inalienable rights of the individual, among which are the right to life, the right to liberty, the right to the pursuit of happiness and the right to worship God according to the dictates of ones conscience.

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