… And it was at that time that I thought about Thomas Jefferson writing that Declaration of Independence. Him saying that we have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And I thought about how he knew to put the ‘pursuit’ in there, like no one can actually have happiness. We can only pursue it.
— Christopher Gardner (The Pursuit Of Happyness)
Do you really think that no matter what we do, we can never really attain happiness; we can only pursue it?