28
Nov
08

Proust Questionnaire

I thought I’d share my answers to the famous Proust Questionnaire. It was a lot of fun to take. Made famous by French writer Marcel Proust.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

To be considered a failure

Where would you like to live?

In the present…or a nice brownstone in New York

What is your idea of earthly happiness?

Success, friendships, love

To what faults do you feel most indulgent? ra

envy at times…I wish I were taller.

Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?

Superman, the sun god Ra and Harry Potter.

Who are your favorite characters in history?

Harriet Tubman.

Who are your favorite heroines in real life?

Any woman strong enough to truly be herself.

Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?

Isis and Storm

Your favorite painter? jimi hendrix

Basquiat

Your favorite musician?

Jimi Hendrix

The quality you most admire in a man?

masculinity and kindness

The quality you most admire in a woman?

intuition and “realness”

Your favorite virtue?

Temperance

Your favorite occupation?

writing. loving. being.

Who would you have liked to be?

Me.

Your most marked characteristic?

Subtlety

What do you most value in your friends?

Honesty

What is your principle defect?

introvertedness

What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?

Never knowing love.

What would you like to be?

Loved.

What is your favorite color? purple-tulips

Purple.

What is your favorite flower?

Tulips.

What is your favorite bird?

Swan.

Who are your favorite prose writers?

Aristotle. Plato. James Baldwin.

Who are your favorite poets?

Nikki Giovanni. Confucius (it was poetic!)

Who are your heroes in real life?

My ancestors.

Who are your favorite heroines of history?

Harriet Tubman.

What are your favorite names?

Mine.

What is it you most dislike?

Fake laughter.

What historical figures do you most despise?

Oppressors and tyrants.

What event in military history do you most admire?

The Haitian Rebellion of 1791

What natural gift would you most like to possess?

Allure.

How would you like to die?

Happily and quickly.

What is your present state of mind?

Introspective.

What is your motto?

“Work hard, live well”

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