A. Create as much as possible, love deeply, and enjoy every moment.
A. My parents.
A. If we are talking historical literary character, I'd go with The Fool, from King Lear. This might be partially due to loving the book Fool by Christopher Moore, but I loved Lear when I studied it in college and always wondered about this character. He seems smart and put together, but he follows this raving mad man around the countryside. I'd want to know why and what he got out of it.
A. At some point, someone figured out that sun would come up every day, even without all the dancing and singing. It would have to be that guy.