Some quotes that I hope may resonate with you.
"Government does not exist to make us equal, but to treat us equally. It does not exist to make life fair, but to treat us fairly." - Andrew Klavan
"A book that burns in your belly - something that has to be written before you can go on to something else." - Teddy White (on what makes a "bestseller")
"If you are lonely when you are alone, you are in bad company." - Jean Paul Satre
"In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir gopher.'" - Carl Spackler Greenskeeper
"If you're not seeking approval, they have no power." - Shane Parrish
"The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. And the first to forget is the happiest." - Unknown
"Don't brand yourself.You want to be the kind of person others brand while you keep learning, improving, and moving forward. It's hard to be true to yourself when you've tied yourself to an idea that, years ago, you thought was your best." - Neil Strauss