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    #1

    "Happiness is a direction and not a place./..., not a place."

    Happiness is a direction and not a place.
    Happiness is a direction, not a place.

    Sydney J. Harris
    Is the second (better written/written better?) than the first regarding the punctuation?

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    #2

    Re: "Happiness is a direction and not a place./..., not a place."

    They are both correctly punctuated.
    They are both punctuated correctly.

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    #3

    Re: "Happiness is a direction and not a place./..., not a place."

    As a sentence, I prefer the second.

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