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On Thu, 26 Feb 15 03:18:19 UTC BlueOrchid (39) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Watching my mother die.
Where would you like to live?
In the middle of a city.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To live close to beauty as represented through art, theater, movies, nature, and friends.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Succumbing to the fear of looking foolish and losing out on something amazing.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Sherlock Holmes, Atticus Finch, Lestat
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Mozart, Winston Churchill
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My mother, Margaret Bourke-White, Hilary Clinton, Bette Midler
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Laura Wingfield
Your favorite painter?
Van Gogh
Your favorite musician?
George Michael
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence and a sense of humor
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence and a sense of humor
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
Perpetual Student
Your most marked characteristic?
A strong desire to connect with people, the more challenging the more compelling (to a point)
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
Setting boundaries
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Never to have known the love and constant support of my mother.
What would you like to be?
Wealthy enough to quit and study
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
blue roses
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your heroes in real life?
Mother, 5th grade, and German teachers
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Margaret Bourke-White
What are your favorite names?
Valmont and Sarah
What is it you most dislike?
Fear and spiders (related to the first)
What historical figures do you most despise?
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Courage to do anything
How would you like to die?
In my sleep, quickly and with no knowledge of the transition
What is your present state of mind?
Annoyance at not having quicker answers to these questions
What is your motto?
Don't have one yet.

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