Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"The secret of change is to focus all your energy. Not on fighting the old, but on building the new." - Socrates
"There is only one god, and his His name is Death. And there is only one thing we say to Death: 'not today.'" - Syrio Forel
"Why, then, do we continue to pursue joys without substance! Because the pursuit itself has become our only substitute for joy." - Thomas Merton
"The problem is the English can't remember history, while the Irish can't forget it." - Oscar Wilde
"He serves the State best who opposed the State the most." - Thoreau
"My soul would be an outlaw. I can do nothing with it." - Harlan Ellison