Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"First ask yourself who you want to be, and then do what you have to do." - Epictetus
"Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat, but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires." - John Steinbeck
"What I've learned in my life is if someone is acting badly, they're in pain. It's really a simple rule, they're either scared or in pain." - Sebastian Junger
"Journalists aren't neutral - they're the cavalry in the culture wars." - Naval Ravikant
"In order for men to do great evil, they must first believe they are doing good." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
"Of all the cards you can pick in the game of life, choose intelligence and drive. You can trade those two for almost anything else." - Naval Ravikant
"Sir, there is nothing which has been yet contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern." - Samuel Johnson