Some quotes that I hope may resonate with you.
"Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat." - Jean Paul Sartre
"The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom." - John Locke
"There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way." - Christopher Morley
"Sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern." - Samuel Johnson
"Reappraise the past, re-evaluate where we've been, clarify where we are, and predict or anticipate where we are headed." - Toni Cade Bambara
"Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance." - George Bernard Shaw