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On Fri, 14 Nov 2008 01:32:23 UTC Jackson8471 (23) answered the Proust Questionnaire:

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be seperated from my wife.
Where would you like to live?
In Ireland, or Germany.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Making my wife happy, and being a good man.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Laziness, habit, and boredom.
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
My heroes have always been jerks.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
General Patton, Groucho Marx, Socrates
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My wife.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who are the foils, or consciences of jerks.
Your favorite painter?
da Vinci.
Your favorite musician?
Isaac Watts
The quality you most admire in a man?
Courage, and the sense to better the things around him.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Strength and patience.
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Spending time with my wife, writing, drawing doodles.
Who would you have liked to be?
I would have liked to be Paul Newman.
Your most marked characteristic?
A deep and abiding sense of truth, and the need to voice it.
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
An open and questioning mind that is easily overwhelmed.
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To lose my family, my wife, and the people I love.
What would you like to be?
I would like to be a man of honor and respect.
What is your favorite color?
Green, and all of its shades.
What is your favorite flower?
Calla Lilly.
What is your favorite bird?
The African Gray parrot.
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Tom Wolfe.
Who are your favorite poets?
Who are your heroes in real life?
My Dad, General Patton, etc.
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
Nia Bree.
What is it you most dislike?
My disregard for my own shortcomings.
What historical figures do you most despise?
Any capable of great betrayal or deceit.
What event in military history do you most admire?
My family's history of service.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
In a manner that benefits those that I love.
What is your present state of mind?
Curiosity at the result of reading about myself.
What is your motto?
Any Time, Any Place

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