Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"It never ceases to amaze me: We all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own." - Marcus Aurelius
"The quality of your mind is the quality of your life." - Naval Ravikant
"Snake Plissken? I thought he was dead." - Escape from New York
"Energy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin
"To get better outcomes, learn to do the boring work no one wants to do when no one is watching." - Shane Parrish
"You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality." - Ayn Rand
"At that time (1909) the chief engineer was almost always the chief test pilot as well. That had the fortunate result of eliminating poor engineering early in aviation." - Igor Sikorski