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Adler, Mortimer
... the basic natural right that a just society of government should try to secure - and aid or abet - for every individual is not, and cannot be, the right to happiness, but is rather the right to its pursuit.

1996 - from The Time of Our Lives
Hand, Learned
The condition of our survival in any but the meagerest existence is our willingness to accommodate ourselves to the conflicting interests of others, to learn to live in a social world.

1931 - from "To Yale Law Graduates" in The Spirit of Liberty