Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary." - H.L. Mencken
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life... Stay hungry. Stay foolish." - Steve Jobs
"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience." - Eleanor Roosevelt
"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Max Planck
"Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them." - Aristotle
"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." - Thomas Jefferson
"It is remarkable how much long term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent." - Charlie Munger