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On Fri, 16 Nov 12 00:24:39 UTC Isolde (17) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Human suffering, genocides.
Where would you like to live?
Anywhere that will accept me and I can accept.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Beauty, literature, and music with my friends.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Arrogance and capriciousness.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Byronic ones and metaphorical ones.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Oscar Wilde, Alan Turing, Kurt Vonnegut, Niels Bohr, and Sir Arthur Conan Coyle in no particular order.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Women who are intelligent and think for themselves, those who are selfless.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Sibyl Vane and Irene Adler.
Your favorite painter?
Gustav Klimt
Your favorite musician?
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, appreciation of aesthetics, morality.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
The same as above.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
Albert Camus or Claude Debussy.
Your most marked characteristic?
A sort of deep-set romanticism combined with a love of science.
What do you most value in your friends?
Compassion and intelligence.
What is your principle defect?
Petulance and the inability to understand most people.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To be trapped eternally.
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
Forsythia, it seems like a kindred flower-spirit. If that's possible?
What is your favorite bird?
The nightingale.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Oscar Wilde, Kurt Vonnegut, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, James Joyce
Who are your favorite poets?
Allen Ginsberg, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes
Who are your heroes in real life?
My teachers
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Hildegard von Bingen and Hannie Schaft
What are your favorite names?
Johanna, Isolde, Adele
What is it you most dislike?
My lack of self-esteen
What historical figures do you most despise?
Oppressors and especially committors of genocide.
What event in military history do you most admire?
None, since war can never lead to good.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Beauty or self-esteem.
How would you like to die?
Peacefully and surrounded with love.
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
You much create your own truth.

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