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On Tue, 10 Feb 15 05:31:55 UTC Catherine answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To realize you've never fulfilled a dream
Where would you like to live?
Where the sun greets me every morning
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be surrounded by those you love
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Inhibition of the self and others
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Those who remind me of myself or those who put others before themselves
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Charles Corm, Bashir Gemayel, all martyrs of justice and freedom
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Queen Rania and those who are independent and strive to make the world a better place for their children and the children of others
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those that can carry the world on their shoulders and still wear a smile on their face
Your favorite painter?
My brother
Your favorite musician?
I have mang
The quality you most admire in a man?
Sensibility, respect, and moral understanding
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Care, affection, independence, selflessness
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Writing, laughing, momentarily living a life of adventure
Who would you have liked to be?
Someone who had the resources to make the difference in the lives of those who don't
Your most marked characteristic?
Lover of life and others, see people as my equal
What do you most value in your friends?
Care, thoughtfulness, loyalty
What is your principle defect?
Not as strong as I know I should be
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Never to give birth and experience the love of a mother
What would you like to be?
Someone's source of happiness
What is your favorite color?
Royal blue and burgundy
What is your favorite flower?
Water lilies and roses
What is your favorite bird?
Tucan or dove
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Jack Kerouac
Who are your favorite poets?
Mahmoud Darwish, Rumi, Pablo Neruda, Khalil Gibran
Who are your heroes in real life?
Pope Francis, my father, King Abdullah of Jordan
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc
What are your favorite names?
Eyal, George, Francesca
What is it you most dislike?
Feeling constricted
What historical figures do you most despise?
Those who didn't think for themselves or defend the rights of others
What event in military history do you most admire?
The loving self-sacrifice of a Greek priest during WWII to protect the Jews in his village
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Humility and non-judgement of others
How would you like to die?
Happy with the life I've lived, surrounded by life I've created and those I love before all else
What is your present state of mind?
On the brink of content
What is your motto?
There's always a next time

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