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On Tue, 19 Feb 13 08:51:03 UTC Berlin (25) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Self pity
Where would you like to live?
In a character home in a vibrant community
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Be with those I love, doing what I love
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Impatience
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Biff Loman
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Abraham Lincoln
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Single mothers & other independently successful women
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Anna Karenina
Your favorite painter?
Paintings by young children
Your favorite musician?
Neil Young
The quality you most admire in a man?
Honesty, integrity, loyalty, passion, sense of humor, humility
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Same as the above
Your favorite virtue?
Random acts of kindness
Your favorite occupation?
Reading, Discussions with those whose opinion I admire
Who would you have liked to be?
I don't wish to be anyone but myself
Your most marked characteristic?
Tough wit shielding a vulnerable interior
What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty and a shared sense of the ridiculous
What is your principle defect?
Quick defenses
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To not have the family I do
What would you like to be?
Myself- with a few improvements
What is your favorite color?
Turquoise
What is your favorite flower?
Bleeding hearts
What is your favorite bird?
Swallow
Who are your favorite prose writers?
John Irving
Who are your favorite poets?
Sylvia Plath
Who are your heroes in real life?
Family
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Anne Frank
What are your favorite names?
Strong ones
What is it you most dislike?
Dishonesty, those lacking empathy
What historical figures do you most despise?
Those who grossly misused their power
What event in military history do you most admire?
Any time of peace negotiations
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Public speaking
How would you like to die?
After a life well lived
What is your present state of mind?
Unsteady
What is your motto?
Always make sure those you cherish know it

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