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TPoHThe Property of Hate (webcomic)
TPoHThe Pursuit of Happiness (band)
TPoHTonnes Per Operating Hour
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
Not change for change sake, but change to preserve America's ideals: life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness.
And publicly exhibited in the same city all the while; gilded, framed and glazed hung up for general admiration; shown to strangers not with shame, but pride; its face not turned towards the wall, itself not taken down and burned; is the Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America, which solemnly declares that All Men are created Equal; and are endowed by their Creator with the Inalienable Rights of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness!
Look!' But there are many kinds of hunters engaged in the Pursuit of Happiness, and they go variously armed.
But that which meant freedom and the pursuit of happiness to these savage blacks meant consternation and death to many of the wild denizens of their new home.
[Footnote: The conditions are vividly pictured in Dickens' 'Tale of Two Cities' and Carlyle's 'French Revolution.'] For a generation, radical French philosophers had been opposing to the actual misery of the peasants the ideal of the natural right of all men to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and at last in 1789 the people, headed by the lawyers and thinkers of the middle class, arose in furious determination, swept away their oppressors, and after three years established a republic.
Tell me something of what you heard from the lips of that aristocratic old lady who thinks that all men are equal and entitled to the pursuit of happiness."
Governor Phil Scott issued the following statement: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
The Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era: An Intellectual History
The pursuit of happiness found its way in the American Declaration of Independence in 1776.
Yet, it has fiercely guarded its traditions and cultural identity and has remained committed to the pursuit of happiness.
In the Independence speech George Washington said: "All men are created equal, by their creator with certain unalienable rights, among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."