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Famous quotes containing the words total, valid and/or votes:

    If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning “Good morning” at total strangers.
    Maya Angelou (b. 1928)

    Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others. Then we might even come to see that it is our veneration for what has already been created, however beautiful and valid it may be, that petrifies us.
    Antonin Artaud (1896–1948)

    Yet do not I invite
    The wrinkled shopman to my sounding woods,
    Nor bid the unwilling senator
    Ask votes of thrushes in the solitudes.
    Every one to his chosen work.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)