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On Sun, 31 May 2009 09:32:27 UTC Genevieve (22) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To not reach my true potential.
Where would you like to live?
Where cell phones are a rarity.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be sipping on a coffee, while reading a book.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Self loathing and procrastination.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Atticus Finch.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Socrates, Marcel Proust, Epicurus, Charles Darwin.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My grandmother.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Penelope of The Odyssey.
Your favorite painter?
Da Vinci.
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Quiet dignity.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Reading, listening to music, gazing into the sky.
Who would you have liked to be?
Someone who could write a novel that's worth giving a damn.
Your most marked characteristic?
I can be very rude to the people that only mean me well.
What do you most value in your friends?
To be humble and caring.
What is your principle defect?
Self loathing and lack of confidence.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To be homeless.
What would you like to be?
A doctor.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
The rose.
What is your favorite bird?
The crow.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Proust, Dostoevsky, Nabokov.
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your heroes in real life?
My grandmother.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
Genevieve and James.
What is it you most dislike?
Willful ignorance.
What historical figures do you most despise?
There are way too many to list.
What event in military history do you most admire?
Churchill's speech that announced the end of the Nazi virus.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Boundless intelligence.
How would you like to die?
A much wiser man than I am now.
What is your present state of mind?
Scatterbrained and dishevelled.
What is your motto?
Sleep on it.

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