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Nano Participant 2007
Exercise #237

Exercise #237: Hodge Podge
Posted 11/9/07

Today's exercise is brought to you by Chas. Thanks, Chas!

Pick one of these quotes and let it take you where it will:

The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.
   ~ Maya Angelou

 The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
   ~ George Eliot (whose real name was Mary Anne Evans)

 Twisted legs can't chase a bouncing ball.
   ~ Mel Tillis (in "Survival of the Fittest")

 I have these new policies toward my life ...
   ~ Elizabeth Gilbert, in interview by Leah Ingram

 ... it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
   ~ William Faulkner

 Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.
   ~ Earl Wilson

 Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
   ~ Lewis Carroll (in "Alice in Wonderland")

 If you want to be full, let yourself be empty.
   ~ Lao Tzu

 Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the small print in dreams.
   ~ Ann Landers

 Beauty is about the improbable coming true suddenly.
   ~ Charles Simic

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