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On Mon, 04 Jun 12 21:43:02 UTC Gracie (22) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Where would you like to live?
Surrounded by people I love, in a place with beautiful weather
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be loved and know it, to be learning but not beaten down, to be healthy and lean but also find pleasure in good food and beautiful pleasures
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Passion, frequent changes in opinion
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Jean ValJean, Pierre Bezukhov, Atticus Finch,
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Alexander, John F. Kennedy, Thomas Jefferson, Christopher Hitchens, Eleanor Roosevelt,
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
my mother, my father,
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Penelope, Holly Golightly, Anna Karenina,
Your favorite painter?
Manet, John Singer Sargent
Your favorite musician?
Bob Dylan, Mozart, Bach, Joan Jett, Phoenix, The Avett Brothers
The quality you most admire in a man?
Drive, intelligence, intuition
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Honesty, contentment, intelligence
Your favorite virtue?
The belief in virtue itself
Your favorite occupation?
Reading, enjoying, talking
Who would you have liked to be?
Jackie Kennedy, Josephine
Your most marked characteristic?
a hunger for authenticity and validation
What do you most value in your friends?
love, appreciation
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
never to have known my family
What would you like to be?
the fullest version of myself, a contributor to not only others but my own self-realization
What is your favorite color?
blue, green, white, gold
What is your favorite flower?
gardenia, peony
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Christopher Hitchens, James Nord, William Manchester, Malcolm Gladwell
Who are your favorite poets?
WB Yeats, ee cummings, Shelley
Who are your heroes in real life?
Clay, Valen
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Eleanor Roosevelt
What are your favorite names?
Names with a legacy, like Penelope or Joseph
What is it you most dislike?
being disappointed
What historical figures do you most despise?
Nixon, Louis XVI, Catherine the Great
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Russian defiance of Napoleon
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
irresistible charm, wisdom
How would you like to die?
Without any loose ends
What is your present state of mind?
Confusion at the questions, self-doubt in general, discontent with status quo
What is your motto?
Be mindful

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