Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"People who are brutally honest generally enjoy the brutality more than the honesty." - Richard Needham
"The game of life is the game of everlasting learning. At least it is if you want to win." - Charlie Munger
"God will not have his work made manifest by cowards." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The best place to store food is in the belly of a friend." - African proverb
"The Democratic Party in power is a standing menace to the prosperity of the country." - Republican motto from the 1888 election.
"You are 99 years old, you are on your deathbed, and you have a chance to come back to right now. What do you do?" - Christopher Carmichael
"Let all your activity be directed to some object, let it have some end in view." - Seneca