Some quotes I hope may resonate with you.
"You get paid linearly for analyzing and solving problems and non-linearly for spotting and seizing opportunities." - Shane Parrish
"I'm not afraid of the media. Why should anyone listen to the media? Who are these people? What makes them experts? What have they accomplished?" - Dana White
"There's one thing worse than change and that's the status quo." - John Le Carre
"You have to lower your ideals of freedom if you want to suck on the warm teat of China." - South Park