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On Wed, 16 Sep 2009 13:57:36 UTC Ash (23) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Lacking self-confidence.
Where would you like to live?
In an urban city infused with culture and the arts.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Being with friends and family.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Over analysis of everything. Whining.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Mr. Darcy.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Jane Austen, Henry II, Arthur Rimbaud, Emily Bronte.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Jane Austen.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Elizabeth Bennet.
Your favorite painter?
I don't have one.
Your favorite musician?
Mozart. Cat Stevens. David Bowie. The Beatles. The Smiths.
The quality you most admire in a man?
Self-confidence, honesty.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Self-confidence, honesty.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
Elizabeth I.
Your most marked characteristic?
Speaking my mind, regardless.
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
Lack of patience.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Not having friends.
What would you like to be?
A successful writer.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Roses, daises and sunflowers.
What is your favorite bird?
The sparrow.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Emily Bronte, Jane Austen, John Steinbeck, Richard Yates, Truman Capote, Flannery O'Conner.
Who are your favorite poets?
Arthur Rimbaud, Sylvia Plath, William Blake, Dorothy Parker.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Mr. Samuel, my grade 12 politics and philosophy teacher.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
I don't think I have a favourite, but I love reading about women in medieval Europe.
What are your favorite names?
Cordelia, Lauren, Jenna, Jake, Jack, Llwelyn, John, Autumn, Jane, Mark.
What is it you most dislike?
Mind games.
What historical figures do you most despise?
The ones that used their power to fuck up the world instead of making it better. What a waste.
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Normandy Landings (D-Day).
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to diffuse conflict.
How would you like to die?
Peacefully and painlessly.
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
You might as well live.

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