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On Thu, 15 Oct 15 20:43:48 UTC beezer (64) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
to be misunderstood
Where would you like to live?
big sur
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
to love truly and be loved in return
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
love of the pleasure of food and drink
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
none, they are fiction
Who are your favorite characters in history?
budda, Catherine the Great, St. Francis of Assisi, Samuel Clemens
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
any woman the stands up to tragedy and goes forward with life
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
none, they are fiction
Your favorite painter?
on some days Pollack on others Renoir
Your favorite musician?
Mozart and Dylan
The quality you most admire in a man?
knowing himself and honestly sharing that knowledge
The quality you most admire in a woman?
honesty and a warped sense of humor
Your favorite virtue?
virtue is open to debate
Your favorite occupation?
sitting outdoors on a perfect day with a nice glass of Syrah and a new book
Who would you have liked to be?
a better version of myself
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
honesty and affection
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
to have never been loved
What would you like to be?
a writer
What is your favorite color?
aubergine or deep violet
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Who are your favorite prose writers?
e.e. cummings
Who are your favorite poets?
whitman and frost
Who are your heroes in real life?
any man that works hard for his family
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Catherine the Great, Marie Curie
What are your favorite names?
Loren, Tasha
What is it you most dislike?
pettiness in service to self-interest
What historical figures do you most despise?
Napoleon, Hitler, Stalin
What event in military history do you most admire?
Christmas truces in the trenches of WW1
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
the ability to sing well
How would you like to die?
quietly after saying goodbye to all I love
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
I am what I am and that's all that I am

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