Find Happiness by Not Seeking It

March 3, 2021 pwm1

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us on a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.

— Nathaniel Hawthorne (1860-64 range, by Mathew Brady; Public Domain

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