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On Thu, 19 Jun 14 13:47:31 UTC Catrina (15) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Not to live through action, thought, speech, love, adventure, but only through breath.
Where would you like to live?
Mentally, I already live in my own unvierse, populated with harlequines and faeries. It would be nice to live there physically, though.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To enjoy every second of life.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
To broken wings
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Those who are so incredibly absurd that you can't help loving them
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Cesare Borgia; the Medici; everyone who was too big for this small universe.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Everyone of them in a different way; my mother, my cousins; my grandmother would be just a few examples.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
The innocents, the smart and the funny
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
Jon Bon Jovi
The quality you most admire in a man?
Audacity, wits
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Same as for a man
Your favorite virtue?
The virtue of unlimited love
Your favorite occupation?
Dreaming. I constantly dream, I can't help it. There are too many people in my head, too many voices.
Who would you have liked to be?
a person who could love more and who understood more
Your most marked characteristic?
Pure desire for life
What do you most value in your friends?
I want them to share my love for life and at least to ressemble in their own thoughts my understanding of it.
What is your principle defect?
Lack of confidence at crucial times
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have been someone else, not to have loved the people that I do ( but of course, if i were someone else, I wouldn't know that I don't know them, right?)
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
any color that radiates, that shines brighter than the sun
What is your favorite flower?
All of them
What is your favorite bird?
All birds that can rise at the true height of their wings
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Neil Gaiman, Markus Zusak, Shakespeare, S. King for now.
Who are your favorite poets?
Auden, T.S. Elliot, Byron, Keats, Bukowski, Rimbaud, everyone who ever put his heart in a poem.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Everyday heroes; the ones who manage to stand up proud and are not lessened by the burdens they carry
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Caterina Sforza, Lucrezia Borgia.
What are your favorite names?
Each one.
What is it you most dislike?
People who are mean and can't see the light of life.
What historical figures do you most despise?
M. Thatcher for sure, otherwise I don't really know. All the ones I can think of were too grand to be despised. I admire most, even though I don't like them
What event in military history do you most admire?
Every war and fight that was fought for freedom. Especially the war of Spartacus.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Sight, as I understand the word.
How would you like to die?
At the end of a full life.
What is your present state of mind?
Somewhat irritated because of the silly answers I'm giving.
What is your motto?

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