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On Fri, 22 Jan 16 18:47:13 UTC DefMelon answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Losing my wife
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Spending time with family, reading and gardening
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
over eating
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Jefferson, Plato
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
A woman of strength and intelligence. My wife.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who overcome adversity without becoming bitter
Your favorite painter?
Andrew Wyeth
Your favorite musician?
Thelonious Monk
The quality you most admire in a man?
loyalty, sense of humor
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence, loyalty, sense of humor
Your favorite virtue?
Honor and humility
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
Your most marked characteristic?
over thinking things
What do you most value in your friends?
honesty and humor
What is your principle defect?
lack of patience with others
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
to not know my parents
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
birds of prey
Who are your favorite poets?
EE Cummings and Neruda
Who are your heroes in real life?
My parents and my wife
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
mata hari
What are your favorite names?
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Will power
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
trust in God but tie your camel

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