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Quote from Whittaker Chambers,

"The rub is that the pursuit of happiness, as an end in itself, tends automatically, and widely, to be replaced by the pursuit of pleasure with a consequent general softening of the fibers of will, intelligence, spirit."


Whittaker Chambers (more quotes by Whittaker Chambers or books by/about Whittaker Chambers)

[Jay Vivian Chambers] (aka David Whittaker) (1901-1961) American writer, editor. A Communist party member and Soviet spy, he later renounced communism and became an outspoken opponent.


Freedom, Happiness, Intelligence, Liberty, Morality, Power


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