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On Mon, 11 Jan 16 18:46:40 UTC B (31) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Being alone and unhappy
Where would you like to live?
Warm climate, near the beach
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To love and be loved
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Laziness, though it's so self-destructive
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
The anti-heroes, with warts and all
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Cleopatra, anyone with an interesting life
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Princess Di, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Jackie O, Helen Mirren, my grandmother, anyone bold enough to be themselves proudly
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Jane Eyre, Arya Stark, Matilda, anyone strong
Your favorite painter?
Bob Ross, Monet, Van Gogh, Erté
Your favorite musician?
Probably The Beatles, if only for the amount of their songs I adore
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, humor, caring, weirdness
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Humor, strength of character, weirdness
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
writer or artist
Your most marked characteristic?
good sense of humor wrapped in weirdness, with a loyal bow on top
What do you most value in your friends?
Being a good friend, sense of humor, kindness
What is your principle defect?
stubbornness, laziness, poor follow through
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Never meeting my spouse, never knowing that love
What would you like to be?
Happy. And myself.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Shakespeare? I don't have a great answer for this.
What is your favorite bird?
lark or sparrow
Who are your favorite prose writers?
I don't have a good answer to this one
Who are your favorite poets?
Pablo Neruda, Walt Whitman, ee cummings
Who are your heroes in real life?
my grandmother
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Cleopatra and Anne Boleyn, both strong women who went after what they wanted
What are your favorite names?
What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
What is it you most dislike?
Lying, gossip, or having no morals.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Hitler? He certainly sprang to mind.
What event in military history do you most admire?
I am a hippie in that I say, "Make love, not war," but I realize it is necessary sometimes. Don't have an answer for this, though.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Ability to easily make friends, and more willpower.
How would you like to die?
Peacefully and loved
What is your present state of mind?
Tired but happy
What is your motto?
Always be yourself

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