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On Tue, 15 May 12 04:22:41 UTC James (30) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be in pain.
Where would you like to live?
A small, quiet town on a coast
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be surrounded by friends, with the ability to read, and to be able to experience art and beauty all around me
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Envy, Doubt, Bitterness
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Jay Gatsby, Don Draper, Hank Moody, Roger Sterling, Aloyosha Fyodorov,
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
My Mother
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Oedipa Maas
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
Ryan Adams
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
A soldier in World War II
Your most marked characteristic?
A need to be liked and accepted
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To be alone
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Dostoyevsky, Fitzgerald, Sarah Vowell, Erik Larsen, Tolstoy,
Who are your favorite poets?
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Who are your heroes in real life?
Those that help Third World countries
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Queen Elizabeth, the Virgin Mother,
What are your favorite names?
Myra, Thomas (my parents)
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
everyone that has oppressed the weak.
What event in military history do you most admire?
right now, Operation Anthropoid
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
the ability to speak more clearly
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
life, living it

I feel that I rushed through these a bit, but it's easy to overthing them, I think.

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