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On Sun, 24 Feb 13 17:25:37 UTC Amber (18) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Complete emptiness.
Where would you like to live?
Far away.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To wake up genuinely smiling.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
The perfect man.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Miep Gies, Rosa Parks, Bonnie Parker and Odette Sansom.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Those whose strength makes me feel like crying.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Idgie Threadgoode, the 2nd Mrs de Winter
Your favorite painter?
Camille Corot
Your favorite musician?
Ani DiFranco/Suzanne Vega/Annie Lennox.
The quality you most admire in a man?
Gentle manliness.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Strange beauty.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Becoming lost in music.
Who would you have liked to be?
Truly alive.
Your most marked characteristic?
Constantly thinking of problems that could but mostly don't arise.
What do you most value in your friends?
That they love me as I love them.
What is your principle defect?
A tendency to become completely depressed.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To not spend days investigating music.
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Daphne du Maurier.
Who are your favorite poets?
Wilfred Owen.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Ani DiFranco, my grandmother.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Any woman who became extraordinary during the Holocaust to help all she could.
What are your favorite names?
Ones that hold mystery.
What is it you most dislike?
What I see in the mirror.
What historical figures do you most despise?
What event in military history do you most admire?
Any that were for the best reasons.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Underlying beauty that you can't put your finger on.
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
Just below melancholy.
What is your motto?
This too shall pass.

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