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On Wed, 16 May 18 15:10:07 UTC Aparajita (26) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Finding no reasons to live.
Where would you like to live?
A place with a good mixture of history, nature and social progressiveness. Ideally with loved ones.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Sharing different life experiences (via different mediums) and learning entirely different lessons from them.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Lately antiheroes with a richer depth of character seem more appealing.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Women who are breaking down glass ceilings everyday.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Women who do not have it all but do not cease to work towards getting what they want.
Your favorite painter?
Monet, Vermeer, Raja Ravi Verma.
Your favorite musician?
Ella Fitzgerald, Beyonce.
The quality you most admire in a man?
Empathy, intelligence and humour.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Empathy, intelligence and humour.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Being lost in my thoughts, exploring new topics/places/things.
Who would you have liked to be?
More comfortable with myself.
Your most marked characteristic?
Curiosity, empathy and resilience.
What do you most value in your friends?
Loyalty, compassion, honesty, knowledge and humour.
What is your principle defect?
Not being comfortable with myself.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Staying in an abusive household despite being capable of leaving, losing your whole family/support system to name a few.
What would you like to be?
Comfortable and happier with myself.
What is your favorite color?
All of them.
What is your favorite flower?
Hard to pick one, but I was reminded of white lilies with this question as they remind me of my grandmother.
What is your favorite bird?
Almost all of the birds but sparrows bring a sense of happy nostalgia.
Who are your favorite poets?
I don't enjoy poetry anymore.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Women who worked hard to give me the privilege I have.
What are your favorite names?
My parents'. Never called them by their names, sounds amazing when their friends say it.
What is it you most dislike?
Unkindness, craftiness and manipulative lies.
What historical figures do you most despise?
I have stopped despising deluded people. I do despise people who have done terrible things as means to justify the ends.
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Intelligence and self-confidence.
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Currently acquired is, "love yourself". A long kept one is, "There is always something to learn".

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