Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"The quest for good explanations is, I believe, the basic regulating principle not only of science, but for the enlightenment generally." - David Deutsch
"Nothing in life is to be feared it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." - Marie Curie
"I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head." - Theodore Roosevelt
"A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth." - Daniel Kahneman
"We are the killer bees. Give us all your honey!" - John Belushi
"What the human being is best at doing is interpreting all new information so that their prior conclusions remain intact." - Warren Buffett