Some quotes that I hope may resonate with you.
"Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money." - Moliere
"Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it." - Spanish proverb
"Subordinating your ego is the ultimate form of self-confidence." - Jocko Willink
"Nothing says, 'This was a perfectly normal election, and now it's time to come together as a united nation,' like having your swearing-in behind 12-foot-high razor wire surrounded by 25,000 troops whose loyalty you doubt." - Glenn Reynolds
"I feel a great comfort and relief knowing that there were others who lived and died and thought and fought so long ago; I feel less tyrannized by the present day." - Iggy Pop
"Authority has always attracted the lowest elements in the human race. All through history mankind has been bullied by scum." - P.J. O'Rourke
"The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously." - Hubert Humphrey