What is the difference in meaning between:

on the truth quest vs in the quest for truth


on the happiness quest vs in the quest for the happiness

Examples https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/quest:

Nothing will stop them in their quest for truth.

Examples on the Twitter https://twitter.com/joshsimona/status/1129043253574230021:

...most people are not on the truth quest, most people are on the happiness quest

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    Syntactically, a truth quest is an attributive noun (adjective) followed by a noun. But a quest for truth is a noun followed by a prepositional phrase. May 16 '19 at 19:44

"The quest for [anything]" is an established phrase. "The [anything] quest" is not, and without context it might be momentarily confusing.

Otherwise there is no difference.

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