[Answer the Proust Questionnaire]
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On Sun, 26 Sep 10 11:16:43 UTC Gionna (28) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):
- What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
- To lose all hope and fear of the gift of life.
- Where would you like to live?
- New York City, or Basel, Switzerland.
- What is your idea of earthly happiness?
- To be productive in a healthy society where there is balance in culture in prusuit of growth in commerce and education, and general concern for the environment.
- To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
- To admiring beauty and desiring excess.
- Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
- King Arthur of Camelot.
- Who are your favorite characters in history?
- Cleopatra, Aristotle, Leonardo da Vinci, and St. Augustine.
- Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
- A person filled of passion and one who aims for precision.
- Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
- Gaia, Athena, and Hera.
- Your favorite painter?
- Gustav Klimt and Diego Velasquez.
- Your favorite musician?
- The quality you most admire in a man?
- Intelligence and compassion.
- The quality you most admire in a woman?
- Graciousness and sophistication.
- Your favorite virtue?
- Your favorite occupation?
- Being in publications and as a news/travel reporter.
- Who would you have liked to be?
- I would like to be Isabella Rosselini and Katharine Hephburn.
- Your most marked characteristic?
- Strong presence.
- What do you most value in your friends?
- Humor, charm, and tact.
- What is your principle defect?
- What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
- To not reach my ideals because of fear and shame of nothing.
- What would you like to be?
- I would like to maximize my fullest potential as a woman and an intellectual.
- What is your favorite color?
- Emerald green. gold, vermillion, and midnight blue.
- What is your favorite flower?
- hydrangeas and tulips.
- What is your favorite bird?
- the peacock.
- Who are your favorite prose writers?
- Anais Nin.
- Who are your favorite heroines of history?
- Elizabeth I.
- What are your favorite names?
- Alexandra, Claudia, Agatha, Monique.
- What is it you most dislike?
- Broken promises/oaths. Tardiness.
- What historical figures do you most despise?
- Nero and his cronies.
- What event in military history do you most admire?
- The downfall of the Axis powers.
- What natural gift would you most like to possess?
- Will power and youthful zeal.
- How would you like to die?
- Of old age.
- What is your present state of mind?
- Agitation on cramming.
- What is your motto?
- To make each day an opportunity for progress.
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