Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"When your sense of self and happiness comes from within and isn't a roller coaster ride dependent on others or circumstances, you approach life differently. You make better choices. You draw to you the people and situations that matter. The others, they fall away." - Kamal Ravikant
"I've learned to ignore what experts say I should do. Instead, I do what they do." - Scott Adams
"The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become." - Heraclitus
"We didn't love freedom enough. And even more, we had no awareness of the real situation. We spent ourselves... And we hurried to submit. We submitted with pleasure." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
"Communication is when someone understands what you are saying. Motivation is when they act on it." - John Thompson
"It's the news job to make you anxious and angry. Underlying scientific, economic, education and conflict trends are positive. Stay optimistic." - Naval Ravikant