Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence." - Leonardo da Vinci
"Actually we're better when we're sober... But it's not as much fun... So we get drunk." - Shane MacGowan
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." - Marie Curie
"I'm not upset that you lied to me; I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you." - Friedrich Nietzsche