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The ceaseless longing for personal happiness which exists in every human being is a right one, but is generally mistaken in the direction along which satisfaction is sought. For all outward objects and beings can yield only a transient and imperfect delight that can never be equivalent to the uninterrupted happiness of life in the Overself.

-- Notebooks Category 1: Overview of the Quest > Chapter 1: What the Quest Is > # 168

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