Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"The wide world is all about you, you can fence yourself in, but you cannot forever fence it out." - JRR Tolkien
"If the able and good withdraw themselves from Society [Government], the venal and ignorant will succeed." - John Tyler 1783
"Do away with all fancies. Cease to be passions puppet. Limit time to the present. Learn to recognize every experience for what it is, whether it be your own or another's." - Marcus Aurelius
"Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."- Albert Einstein