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On Sat, 02 Jan 16 00:39:29 UTC Daniel Stephens (Character Sketch) (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 irrevocably separated from my one true love, and then to live forever alone.
Where would you like to live?
In the Irish country, with a few neighbors I can trust.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To live where I would like to live with my one true love
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Anger, random acts
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Odysseus, for defying the gods; and of course, batman
Who are your favorite characters in history?
The Celts of northern Europe for defying the Romans,
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My wife - her beauty and grace, her tenderness, her bravery
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
I haven't read enough of fiction with women in the lead roles, though perhaps Katniss in her better moments
Your favorite painter?
Those that depict nature and weapons of war in Romantic manners
Your favorite musician?
The Dubliners - manly, invigorating music
The quality you most admire in a man?
Integrity, man of his oath
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Beauty and grace, seduction and sensual eroticism in the context of faithfulness, loyalty
Your favorite virtue?
Justice and courage
Your favorite occupation?
Making love, bringing justice to those who deserve it
Who would you have liked to be?
A god, I could have made the world safer; that or a passionate fiddler
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Integrity, hard work
What is your principle defect?
Brashness, idealism run rampant
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
For my love to die - I unable to protect her
What would you like to be?
Satisfied - rather, my world be such as to give me satisfaction
What is your favorite color?
The color of shining metal, beset by rosebuds
What is your favorite flower?
Lilacs, or the rose - the former for its complexity, the latter for the passion it emanates
What is your favorite bird?
The falcon
Who are your favorite prose writers?
John McGahern
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your heroes in real life?
Though I fail, I am my own hero - there are no others in this age
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Those lesser know women, elders, ones who were known for their wisdom and kindness - Mother Theresa was great
What are your favorite names?
Ones having to do with nature, symbols of something deeper
What is it you most dislike?
Those who pose as great men or leaders, but are only criminals or low life
What historical figures do you most despise?
Ghengis Khan, Caligula, Nero, Julius Caesar
What event in military history do you most admire?
Battle of Teutoburg Forest, all the sackings of Rome, Easter Rising
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
A bullet to the head - you can't do anything right without being hated
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Justice - not laws - makes true life possible

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