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On Fri, 14 Dec 12 18:54:29 UTC Colin (22) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be completely and utterly bored.
Where would you like to live?
In a place that I can get out of.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be in love with life.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Stephen Dedalus, Meursault, Hamlet, Buddy Glass.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
J.D. Salinger, Walt Whitman, Ernest Hemingway, Socrates, Shakespeare.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
A woman of brilliance leading an ordinary life.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Lady Brett Ashley, Beatrice, Franny, Patty Berglund.
Your favorite painter?
Van Gogh.
Your favorite musician?
Neil Young.
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Gentleness, Intelligence, Style.
Your favorite virtue?
All of them.
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
A happy person.
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
The inability to change.
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
Beauty lies not in colors but in their harmony- Proust
What is your favorite flower?
The smelly ones.
What is your favorite bird?
A warbler.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Kazuo Ishiguro and Antonya Nelson right now.
Who are your favorite poets?
Raymond Carver and Walt Whitman.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Joseph Hughes and my Father.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Helen of Troy and Edie Sedgwick.
What are your favorite names?
Today, probably Zooey.
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Constantine, Adolf Hitler, and Lenin.
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Trojan Horse.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Intense Motivation.
How would you like to die?
Different but the same.
What is your present state of mind?
Bored with the day.
What is your motto?
I have not thought of such a thing in a long time.

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