Wednesday, 27 January 2010

monsieur proust

1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A creative existence

2. What is your greatest fear?

3.What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

4.What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Self pity

5.What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

6.On what occasion do you lie?
To get out of a task I have no fervour for

7.What do you dislike most about your appearance?
My nose

8.What is your greatest regret?
I literally cannot think of one

9.What or who is the greatest love of your life?
Dancing, literature, writing,

10. What is your current state of mind?
Pensive, inquisitive

11.What do you consider your greatest achievement?
independence, any advancement towards my chosen career

12. What is your most treasured possession?
My family

13. What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
failure, self disappointment

14. Where would you like to live?
I doubt I if could stay in any one place for a long period of time

15. What is your favorite occupation?

16. What do you most value in your friends?

17. What is your greatest extravagance?
Shoes et wine

18. What is the quality you most like in a man?
Intelligence, the ability to make me laugh, creativity

19. What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Independence, strength of character, wisdom

20. What are your favorite names?
Caden, freya, luella, amelie, lux, atticus

21. What is it that you most dislike?

22. How would you like to die?
Contented, in spring amongst the flowers (Who wants flowers when they're dead? Nobody.)

23. What is your favourite journey?
I haven’t taken it yet

24. What is your motto?
"I think you have to be influenced by everything and be reckless enough to gamble all or nothing to follow your dreams. You have to believe in what you do as much as you love it. You only get a short life so take chances, follow your dreams and go where the winds of fate blow you." -John Galliano

“Fear defeats more people than any other thing in the world.” -Emerson

25. Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

The Proust Questionnaire, popularized by Marcel Proust (1871–1922), the French essayist and novelist, who believed that, in answering these questions, an individual reveals his or her true nature. This version is slightly revised, there are nuances amongst many of them, including the original which Proust himself answered with zeal in 1840 and between the one Vanity Fair publishes monthly in the back of the magazine and which can be taken interactively at

Au Revoir

1 comment:

  1. "1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
    A creative existence"
    I agree with this... i believe i have every attribute to that man and also i like the quote it's a good one to follow
    i'll be over on the other blog probably tomorrow