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What should you most like to do, to know, to be?

BUT I AM.

Why wouldn’t you change places with any other human being?

BECAUSE I AM I.

What do you look forward to?

MORE OF THE SAME.

What do you fear most from the future?

ANYTHING.

What has been the happiest moment of your life? The unhappiest?

BIRTHDAY.

What do you consider your weakest characteristics?

WEAKNESS.

Your strongest?

NOTHING.

What do you most like about yourself?

EVERYTHING.

Dislike most?

ALMOST ANYTHING.

What things do you really like?

WHAT I LIKE.

Dislike?

HARDLY ANYTHING.

What is your attitude toward art today?

I LIKE TO LOOK AT IT.

What is your world view? Are you a reasonable being in a reasonable scheme?

NOT VERY LIKELY OR OFTEN.

Why do you go on living?

I AM.



(Questions Little Review Magazine - Answers Gertrude Stein, 1929)




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