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On Thu, 17 May 18 21:59:53 UTC Barry Wextall (20) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Living without love.
Where would you like to live?
I'd love to travel when I retire. My wife and I could buy a boat and sail the world.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Being under the sheets with my wife every night. Wouldn't trade that for the world.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
My own self-doubt.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Atticus Finch
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Catherine the Great, Saint Augustine of Hippo
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My wife, Vanessa.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Sarah Connor, Clarice Starling
Your favorite painter?
Edward Hopper. He captured every day life so beautifully.
Your favorite musician?
The one and only ELTON JOHN! Legend. There will never be another like that man.
The quality you most admire in a man?
Honesty
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Warmth
Your favorite virtue?
Respect
Your favorite occupation?
We're all just running toward retirement, right?
Who would you have liked to be?
I would have liked to be an artist.
Your most marked characteristic?
Being a meticulous worker.
What do you most value in your friends?
Openness.
What is your principle defect?
Putting up a wall.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Not being able to see the world.
What would you like to be?
I'm happy being me.
What is your favorite color?
Yellow.
What is your favorite flower?
Orange Stars. They're so vibrant.
What is your favorite bird?
Hummingbirds. Remarkable little creatures.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Flannery O'Connor
Who are your favorite poets?
Tom Waits, if you'd like to call him a poet. His insightfulness is something I'm jealous of.
Who are your heroes in real life?
My wife and my parents. Can't forget Sir Elton John either!
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Catherine the Great
What are your favorite names?
Vanessa, Hope
What is it you most dislike?
Those long days that feel like they won't end.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Hitler, Gaddafi, Hussein. Lots of evil in this world.
What event in military history do you most admire?
Battle of Rorke's Drift. Goes to show you
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability draw or paint.
How would you like to die?
Maybe while I'm asleep. That seems like the most peacefull way to go.
What is your present state of mind?
Content.
What is your motto?
"Live for each second without hesitation."

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