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On Thu, 16 Feb 17 22:03:57 UTC Clarence (17) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be humiliated
Where would you like to live?
When I am old, somewhere quiet and peaceful; While on my youth, somewhere I can change.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be content of myself, reading books where only nature to disturb me in my home.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
My human ignorance, it's the most basic.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Those whom contain human faults, but rise up to change society. And also Icarus
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Those whom were ambitious in character; and revolution screaming in their hearts, like Lenin and Guevarra.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
The women who fought, including its writers. More generally, the ambitious types.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who try not to be too much of a woman but act feminine. Rebellious but tender, ambitious but graceful.
Your favorite painter?
Van Gogh, Danilo Danela, Amorsolo, Francisco Goya, Monet.
Your favorite musician?
Beethoven, Schubert, Wagner, Carl Weber.
The quality you most admire in a man?
His passion and ambition combined with charm, intelligence and rebelliousness
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Her passion and ambitions, combined with her gentleness, graceful, but manipulative character.
Your favorite virtue?
Virtues that make humanity progress.
Your favorite occupation?
Reading, strolling, writing, thinking, and staring into a beautiful view of nature.
Who would you have liked to be?
The Greek philosophers, maybe Plato. Or Nietzsche just to feel and understand his philosophy better
Your most marked characteristic?
Contradictory, bit absent-minded, unsure, passionate, original.
What do you most value in your friends?
Sincerity mostly, loyalty and shared ambitions.
What is your principle defect?
My anxiety, my hesitance and laziness to act. I think more than I should and never get to do anything.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
My parents suffering because they're begging me to be satisfied.
What would you like to be?
The person I admire in history and in fiction.
What is your favorite color?
Natural colors, how they blend and light up in nature like the trees in an afternoon, and the moon on a dark sky.
What is your favorite flower?
The ones that give lighter colors. The humble ones in random fields, not the gorgeous types in gardens.
What is your favorite bird?
Owl and the Raven.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Maybe Orwell and Camus, nothing else comes to mind.
Who are your favorite poets?
Sylvia Plath, Emerson, Wordsworth, Rimbaud---and I think only one poem by Kipling.
Who are your heroes in real life?
My Math teacher, Vladimir Lenin, the rest is in history.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
Valentine and Constantine.
What is it you most dislike?
My weaknesses, and annoying people.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Aaron Burr, Marcos and others whom only live and work for themselves.
What event in military history do you most admire?
Alexander the great's Campaign and, if it can be counted, revolutionary campaigns like in America.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
More ambition and charm, the ability to speak clearly and passionately.
How would you like to die?
Being remembered, left a legacy for society to ponder and built upon.
What is your present state of mind?
Contemplative at my answers, at the same time, being at a rush as I have to go somewhere
What is your motto?
Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam. To live is not merely to breathe, it is to act. I will see the world in my own eyes, and change it.

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