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On Sun, 08 Mar 2009 18:22:39 UTC Emillia (16) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To not complete anything exceptional in life.
Where would you like to live?
In a place with 1000 oppportunities to start a new life every day - New York I guess.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be satisfied with what you've done in life and to love earthly life itself.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Bridget Jones, Hamlet, Childe Harold, Gregory House
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Einstein, Picasso, Jesus Christ, Proust, Martin L. King
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Brave, independent women who've survived many things: Rosa Parks, Virginia Woolf, my grandmother.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Bridget Jones, Samantha Jones, Lolita, and misunderstood, extraordinary women
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
Philip Glass
The quality you most admire in a man?
Sensibility, depth, respect
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Sensibility, calmness, courage, independence
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Dreaming, spending time with myself
Who would you have liked to be?
Me in a bolder/braver way.
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
When/if they listen to me and understand me
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
If it turned out that Barack Obama was actually just like Bush
What would you like to be?
An eagle.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Roses, lavender
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Marcel Proust, Helen Fielding, Paulo Coelho
Who are your favorite poets?
Byron, Pushkin, Boris A. Novak, Sappho
Who are your heroes in real life?
My father, Barack Obama, Stephen Hawking
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc, Rosa Parks, Sappho
What are your favorite names?
Agnes, Saffron, Jean (male only), Siobhan, Viviene Marcheline, John
What is it you most dislike?
Nonchalance, shallowness and my phobias
What historical figures do you most despise?
Hitler, Bush and people who claimed to be christians but they weren't
What event in military history do you most admire?
I don't like nor I'm interested in military
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Like Proust, irresistible charm. And the ability to communicate with people.
How would you like to die?
Content, loved and of happiness, if possible
What is your present state of mind?
Distracted by my inner voice that's telling me I have to study for two more exams.
What is your motto?
Figure out what you personally love and like go after it with everything you have, no matter how much it takes.

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