Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions but in having few wants." - Epictetus
"The more sweat on the training field, the less blood on the battlefield." - Col. David Hackworth
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our responsibility for the future." - John F. Kennedy
"If you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures. If you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly but the shame endures." - Gaius Musonius Rufus
"Always carry bolt cutters." - Werner Herzog
"If you don't want to go to the meeting right now, your future self won't want to go do it later, either." - Naval Ravikant
"Many people die at 25 and aren't buried until they are 75." - Ben Franklin