Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"Professional athletes are not paid to play, they're paid to WIN." - Bill Russell
"Wisdom is foreseeing the consequences." - Shane Parrish
"Sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers." - Herman Melville
"One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation." - Thomas Brackett Reed