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On Tue, 22 Jan 13 20:37:00 UTC alliswell (62) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
living in fear
Where would you like to live?
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
surrounded by beauty, music, good food and warm people.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
trying to take over and fix things
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
those that find a way in the face of adversity
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Carrie Chapman Catt, John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, nelson mandella
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
michele obama, Joe biden,
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those that fight against oppression
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
beatles, mozart, phillip glass, too many to answer
The quality you most admire in a man?
Honesty, laughter, morals and intelligence
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Honesty, laughter, morals and intelligence
Your favorite virtue?
Honesty, laughter, morals and intelligence
Your favorite occupation?
traveling, exercising, reading, listening to music, watching movies
Who would you have liked to be?
myself only starting with my current knowledge at 22
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
honesty and adaptability
What is your principle defect?
taking over and trying to fix things
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
never to have found my husband
What would you like to be?
myself but more organized and balanced
What is your favorite color?
the interplay of all colors
What is your favorite flower?
all those with a fragrance
What is your favorite bird?
hummingbird or pelican
Who are your favorite prose writers?
too many to write, chaucer, irving, dostyevsky, marquez
Who are your favorite poets?
shakespeare, tennyson, wordsworth, ginsberg, susuki roshi
Who are your heroes in real life?
nelson mandela, dali lama, michele obama
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Carrie Chapman Catt, mother theresa, rosa parks
What are your favorite names?
conner and camile
What is it you most dislike?
cruely and violence
What historical figures do you most despise?
george w bush, cheney, hitler, stalin, herbert hoover
What event in military history do you most admire?
signing of the bill of rights
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
happy and satisfied
What is your motto?
be grateful

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