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On Thu, 02 Feb 17 16:02:03 UTC Diana answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Falling out of power.
Where would you like to live?
In a mansion surrounded by servants, marble flooring, and gold mantles.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
There is no earthly happiness. Only man can make his own happiness. Money and power are happines.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Strength and power is all there is. It is not a fault. However, it is my indulgence.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
President Snow from The Hunger Games. Someone with absolute power and without fear will instill his will on others.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
There are no heroines in real life.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Again there are no heroines.
Your favorite painter?
Salvador Dali
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Strength, power, fearlessness.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Passive, compliant.
Your favorite virtue?
Men who worry about virtues are weak.
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
Napoleon or perhaps Alexander the Great.
Your most marked characteristic?
I must have power. I must be respected. I must be followed.
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
I have yet to find a principle defect. Perhaps I have made one or two rash decisions in my life.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To allow the masses to rule.
What would you like to be?
I am who I would like to be. I am a great leader.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
The bloodflower.
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
I can't say I have an answer to this.
Who are your favorite poets?
Again, I do not read poetry.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Would it be rude to say myself? That is who first comes to mind.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Well if I must answer perhaps Queen Mary I of England.
What are your favorite names?
Ha. Joseph of course.
What is it you most dislike?
Those who cannot follow direction.
What historical figures do you most despise?
I shall say any ruler weak enough to be overpowered by his own people.
What event in military history do you most admire?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
To be followed without question.
How would you like to die?
If I must die I would prefer it to be of my own accord.
What is your present state of mind?
I feel this is a waste of my time. I am quite aggravated.
What is your motto?
It is better to be feared than loved.

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