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On Sun, 20 Jun 10 12:01:45 UTC a young boy (91) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To not exist
Where would you like to live?
A world worth living in
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To love without abandon, to immerse oneself in the knowledge of the world, to be captivated by beauty
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Our own mortality
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
A true idea of a man being in the thrones of romance and wisdom
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Camus, Feynman, Newton, Salinger
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
A woman of virtue and beauty leading an ordinary life
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who are more than women without ceasing to be womanly; everything that is tender, poetic, pure and in every way beautiful
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Intelligence, reason, vanity
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Kindness, wisdom, heart to love
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
An enlightened man
Your most marked characteristic?
Vanity to be loved
What do you most value in your friends?
Truth in everything
What is your principle defect?
Naiveté and lack of a stroke of brillance
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
not to be loved
What would you like to be?
Human. So I can live
What is your favorite color?
The most modest color of them all
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
The albatross
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Who are your favorite poets?
Edgar Allen Poe
Who are your heroes in real life?
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
All who failed to live up to the standards of being a human being
What event in military history do you most admire?
The Age of Enligthenment
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Knowledge of the world, and gentle being
How would you like to die?
With wisdom and strength
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
What I cannot create, I do not understand

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