Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob." - Ayn Rand
"Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it." - Henry Ford
"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." - William James
"God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it." - Daniel Webster