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On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 22:59:50 UTC Ellen answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be without books.
Where would you like to live?
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To live by the ocean surrounded by books and the ones I love.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Procrastination, feeling inadequate.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Tom Joad
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Thomas Jefferson
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Madeleine Albright
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Jane Eyre, Tess
Your favorite painter?
Jackson Pollock
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Confidence without cockiness.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
The ability to fit into any given situation.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Reading, painting
Who would you have liked to be?
Your most marked characteristic?
The need to feel accepted.
What do you most value in your friends?
That they want to be my friend.
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To never have learned to read.
What would you like to be?
An artist.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, Capote, Runyon
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your heroes in real life?
Anyone who puts their safety on the line for others.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Eleanor Roosevelt
What are your favorite names?
Bartmann, Lucius, Clara and Grace
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
What event in military history do you most admire?
The bravery of the Native Americans.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
To sing.
How would you like to die?
Knowing that those I love know how much I loved them.
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Screw it.

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