Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company. Arthur Schopenhauer

It’s okay if you cannot be free from the system in your lifetime, as long as you are doing the work for the generations to come. We will not be free from the system in our generation, but we can pave the way for those to come.

And as a phrase allegedly attributed to some Native Americans: “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”