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On Mon, 26 Mar 12 00:37:59 UTC efha (23) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To be alone and loveless in a meaningless life.
Where would you like to live?
In a place where I could find peace, love and beauty.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To love even the darkest times.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
The lack of confidence
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
The desperate ones (Werther, Brutus, A., Ahab, etc.) and the villains
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Heraclitus, Plato, Pascal, Rousseau, Goethe, Kierkegaard, Baudelaire, Nietzsche
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Beautiful women are like heroin to me
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Tender, poetic and pure women or hotties
Your favorite painter?
Turner, Klee and Van Gogh
Your favorite musician?
Mozart, Mahler and Elliott Smith
The quality you most admire in a man?
Exemplarity, passion, intelligence, probity, loyalty, freedom
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Sweetness, tenderness, naturalness, curiosity, joy, intelligence
Your favorite virtue?
Selflessness or probity
Your favorite occupation?
Reading, writting, listening to music and day dreaming
Who would you have liked to be?
Someone luckier than me, a seducer or a genius
Your most marked characteristic?
Melancholia, craving to be loved, passion, shyness
What do you most value in your friends?
Loyalty, laughs, truth, trust, reliability
What is your principle defect?
weakness of will, lack of self-confidence, social difficulties to connect with others
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To find no purpose and no love in one's lifetime
What would you like to be?
Someone who makes history and delivers humanity an important work of art to diminish its suffering
What is your favorite color?
Those in an unexpected sunset
What is your favorite flower?
Roses or tulips
What is your favorite bird?
Eagle or falcon
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Baudelaire, Goethe, Melville, Hamsun, Pascal, Rousseau, Thoreau, Kafka, Sartre, Artaud, Barrès, Céline, Stendhal
Who are your favorite poets?
Baudelaire, Goethe, Artaud, Hölderlin, Lamartine, Byron, Shelley, Heine
Who are your heroes in real life?
Bear Grylls
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Sabrina Spielrein, Rosa Luxemburg, Lou Andrea Salome
What are your favorite names?
What is it you most dislike?
Spiders, insects, guilt, being a coward, my hegelian negativity, my emptiness, my inability to act and to dare, the lack of creativity, one's narcissism and stupidity, fear
What historical figures do you most despise?
Mostly dictators and Voltaire
What event in military history do you most admire?
Rome's conquests and struggles
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Like Proust, "will power and irrestible charm" and faith
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
I'm tired
What is your motto?

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