The Proust Questionnaire

After endlessly reading and re-reading and talking about "Influence" by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, I've decided to complete my own Proust Questionnaire as they did in their amazing book. 
 

The Proust Questionnaire
Your most marked characteristic?I wear my heart on my sleeve. You can always tell what I am feeling/thinking just by looking at me. My face is very expressive. Also, I stand out from the crowd, I always have. I wear bright and colourful items and I am not afraid to express myself.
The quality you most like in a man?
Sense of humor, sense of self, respectful, kind. 
The quality you most like a woman?
Empowered, confident, sense of humor, confident, trust worthyand strong sense of self. 
What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty and humor. 
What is your principle defect?
Socially awkward and shy. Although, I have grown a lot so I am not as shy as I used to be. Had a major confidence boost.
What is your favorite occupation?                                                                                                                                                   Something that I love to do, that I don't dread. Fashion is ever changing, it never gets boring. It keeps my attention.
What is your dream of happiness?                                                                                                                                                        Being truly happy and honest to myself. I don't want to settle. 
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
Death. Failure.
What you would like to be?
Lauren Hutton - “A wise woman.”
In what country would you like to live?
London, France, Australia. I like to move around. I can see myself being a world traveller if I have the opportunity to do so.
What is your favorite color?
Black and white are my favorites. Both blank canvases.
What is your favorite flower?Hydrangeas and peonies
What is your favorite bird?
Hummingbirds, they are so small but so beautiful and powerful.
Who are you favorite prose writers?
Jane Austen
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette, Juliet
Who are you favorite composers?
Florence Welch
Who are your favorite painters?
Andy Warhol
Who are your heroes in real life?
Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Diane von Furtsenburg, Audrey Hepburn, my mom. People who are true to themselves. 
What is it you most dislike?
Bullshit. People who are untrustworthy, cheaters. 
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
To be able to sing well.
How you like to die?
Happy and laughing. But it would be peaceful to fall asleep while dreaming. 
What is your present state of mind?
Content.
What is your motto?
You must be the change you want to see in the world. - Ghandi
"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." 
— Marilyn Monroe
"They danced down the streets like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I've been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn... like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars"
- Jack Kerouac, On the Road
Your name or pseudo?
Hill, Hilly, Hilroy, HillyBilly, Huey

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