Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"Then you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the LORD will not answer you in that day." - 1 Samuel 8:18
"An economist is a fellow who knows 101 ways to make love but doesn't have a girl."- Dr. William C. Freund
"...one of the falsest of the proverbs is that you must lie on the bed that you have made. The experience of life shows that people are constantly doing things which must lead to disaster, and yet by some chance manage to evade the result of their folly." - W. Somerset Maugham
"Put politicians and journalists on unemployment and the lockdowns would be over within a week." - Naval Ravikant