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On Sun, 14 Feb 16 07:50:21 UTC Emily (22) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Reaching for the phone and having no one to call
Where would you like to live?
Someplace cozy but not cluttered, in a town big enough to get lost in
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To know what you want and never have to struggle for it
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
My favorite stories do not concern heroes
Who are your favorite characters in history?
I'm partial to anachronistic women living by their own rules
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
I feel like I should say, my mom
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
I like Jane Eyre and Wonder Woman, among others
Your favorite painter?
Is one who lets color and shape speak for itself
Your favorite musician?
Hard to say
The quality you most admire in a man?
I'll put two qualities on the next line, applicable to any gender.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Quiet confidence and empathy
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
I really appreciate nurses. It seems really hard to do what they do.
Who would you have liked to be?
I'm pretty lucky to be me.
Your most marked characteristic?
My eyes are rather big. Other than that, I don't know what other people see in me any better than I know what I see in myself.
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
I assume sometimes that certain people are not worth understanding
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
I was thinking about this recently - to accidentally kill someone with your car
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
I say orange
What is your favorite flower?
Any flower given by someone I love
What is your favorite bird?
I like to watch the ones that float in swarms through the sky
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Dostoevsky, Wilde, Joyce
Who are your favorite poets?
Guillevic, Lorine Niedecker, Edna St Vincent Millay, Sylvia Plath
Who are your heroes in real life?
The people who fight for what they believe
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Cleopatra, Joan of Arc
What are your favorite names?
I like Sid for a boy and Georgie for a girl, after my great aunt
What is it you most dislike?
Being talked down to
What historical figures do you most despise?
Fascists of any era
What event in military history do you most admire?
Hard to say
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
A decent singing voice
How would you like to die?
Suddenly, when I'm very old
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Everything will work out

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