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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

564 Depression Quotes in English to Help You Overcome Depression

In this article, we will provide you the best and largest Collection of Depression Quotes, messages, thoughts and status which you can read and get to know how to overcome it and get back in your life.

Are you depressed? If yes, then these depression quotes will help you a lot to get rid of depression and anxiety. This article will provide you with some of the best quotes through which you can overcome depression manually in a healthy manner and treat yourself happily.

Depression is one of the worst states of mind through which we feel down which further leads to sadness, low metabolism, lack of interest and much more. And if it continues to remain for the long term, then it will further lead to serious health issues and mental disorders. So, you have to get rid of depression on time.

For getting rid of depression, we provided you the best life quotes which will keep you realized about the reality of life, encourage you and keep you happy and motivated all the time in a very healthy manner.




Below are the best Depression Quotes in English to Overcome Depression:-


. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”. John Wooden

. “It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.”. Isaac Asimov

. “Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”. James R. Cook

. “Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” . Guillaume Apollinaire

. “If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.” . Abraham H. Maslow

. “A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl.”. Stephan Hoeller

. “When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.”.Unknown

. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”. Lao Tzu

. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”. Helen Keller

. “In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”. Albert Camus

. “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” . Thomas Edison

. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” . Dolly Parton

. “Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.”. Richard L. Evans

. “Happiness does not depend upon who you are or what you have. It depends solely on what you think.” . Dale Carnegie

. “If you’re going through Hell, keep going.”. Winston Churchill

. “Issue a blanket pardon. Forgive everyone who has ever hurt you in any way. Forgiveness is a perfectly selfish act. It sets you free from the past.”. Brian Tracey

. “You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without want and a grief. But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.” . Khalil Gibran

. “Depression is melancholy minus its charms.” . Susan Sontag

. “Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” . Dr. David M. Burns

. “Whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy.meditate on these things.” . Bible Quote

. “Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them . every day begin the task anew.”. Saint Francis de Sales

. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”. Thich Nhat Hanh

. “Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?” . John Keats

. “Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.”. Napoleon Hill

. “Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.”. Norman Vincent Peale

. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”. F. Scott Fitzgerald

. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”. Confucius

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. “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”. Lance Armstrong

. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” . Walt Disney

. “One ceases to recognize the significance of mountain peaks if they are not viewed occasionally from the deepest valleys.” . Dr. Al Lorin

. “Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.” . Matt Lucas

. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”. St. Francis of Assisi

. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.”. Henry Ford

. “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.”.Winston Churchill

. “I like living. I have sometimes been wild, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all, I still know that just to be alive is a grand thing.” . Agatha Christie

. “Depression is to me as daffodils were to Wordsworth.” . Philip Larkin

. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail.” . Robert Schuller

. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”. Helen Keller

. “A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.”. Chinese Proverb

. “Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.” . Fyodor Dostoevsky

. “Our love will blend together like turquoise is blue and green. There’s no depression or envy when both blur into one.” . Jarod Kintz

. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”. Martin Luther King Jr.






. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”. Leo Buscaglia

. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”.Nelson Mandela

. “Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.”. Unknown

. “If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.”. E. Joseph Cossman

. “I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat.” . Christopher Hitchens

. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”. Mark Twain

. “A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” . Joyce Meyer

. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”. Japanese proverb

. “Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.”. Dorothy Rowe

. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life by changing his attitude of mind.”. William James

. “Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”. Thomas Edison

. “You miss % of the shots you don’t take.”. Wayne Gretzky

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. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”. Elisabeth Kübler- Ross

. “He who hears the rippling of rivers in these degenerate days will not utterly despair.” . Henry David Thoreau

. “The darkest hour has only sixty minutes.”. Morris Mandel

. “Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”. George S. Patton

. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget about everything except what you’re going to do now. and do it.”. William Durant

. “Even for me, life had its gleams of sunshine.” . Charlotte Brontë

. “Things are neither good nor bad but thinking makes it so.” . William Shakespeare

. “Only that day dawns to which we are awake.” . Henry David Thoreau

. “What you thought before has led to every choice you have made, and this adds up to you at this moment. If you want to change who you are physically, mentally, and spiritually, you will have to change what you think.”. Dr. Patrick Gentempo

. “Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time.” . Helen Reddy

. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”. Eleanor Roosevelt

. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’”. Mary Anne Radmacher

. “Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.”. Unknown

. “Pursue, keep up with, circle round and round your life, as a dog does his master’s chaise. Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.”. Thoreau

. “The universe never says no to your thought about yourself. It only grows it.” . Neale Donald Walsch

. “Change your thoughts and you change the world.” . Norman Peale

. “You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.” . Dan Millman

. “I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.”. Abraham Lincoln

. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” . Unknown

. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” . Richard Bach

. “Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”. Eleanor Roosevelt

. “Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.” . Dodie Smith

Popular Depression Quotes


. “When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one that has opened for us.”. Alexander Graham Bell

. “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”. Albert Einstein

. “If you never change your mind, why have one?.”. Edward De Bono

. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” . George Elliott

. “Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.” . Meister Eckhart

. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”. Will Rogers

. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”. Oscar Wilde

. “The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.”. Unknown

. “We learn from failure, not from success.” . Bram Stoker

. “Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.” . Madeleine L’Engle

. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” . Albert Einstein

. “Take the first step, no more, no less, and the next will be revealed.” . Ken Roberts

. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”. Helen Keller






. “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”. C.S. Lewis

. “The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.”. Tenzin Gyatso

. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” . Wayne Dyer

. “Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I am permitted to hold for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” . George Bernard Shaw

. “If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.” . Mary Pickford

. “Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself.” . Nathaniel Brand

. “Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” . Christopher Reeve

. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible!”. Audrey Hepburn

. “Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me.” . Susan Polis Schutz

. “Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.“ . Leonard Cohen

. “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” . Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” . Laurell K. Hamilton

Latest Depression Quotes


“Depression on my left, loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well.”. Elizabeth Gilbert

“Behind my smile is a hurting heart, behind my laugh I’m falling apart. Look closely at me and you will see, the girl I am, it isn’t me.”

“I think one thing is that anybody who’s had to contend with mental illness. whether it’s depression, bipolar illness or severe anxiety, whatever. actually has a fair amount of resilience in the sense that they’ve had to deal with suffering already, personal suffering.”. Kay Redfield Jamison

“If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.”. Kris Carr

“I don’t think people understand how stressful it is to explain what’s going on in your head when you don’t even understand it yourself”.

“But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.”. Bob Geldof

“Everyone thinks I’ve gotten better. I haven’t. I’ve just gotten better at hiding it.”

“I’m fine, I’m just tired”. My depression is setting in but I don’t want to bother you with it.”

“Depression is the inability to construct a future.”. Rollo May

“Depression is like a war. You either win or die trying”.

“Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.”. Matt Lucas

“At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness.”. Dorothy Hamill

“Depression taught me the importance of compassion and hard work, and that you can overcome enormous obstacles.”. Rob Delaney

“To get rid of depression, I swim with dolphins.”. Patti Stanger

“Depression isn’t about, ‘Woe is me, my life is this, that and the other’, it’s like having the worst flu all day that you just can’t kick.”. Robbie Williams

“I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it.”. Elizabeth Wurtzel

“I’m happy, I would say that I’m one of the happiest people I know but I’ve certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.”. Richard Marx

“Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That’s applicable to any kind of depression.”. Judy Collins

“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.”. Albert Ellis

“The deepest fear we have, ‘the fear beneath all fears,’ is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It’s this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.”. Tullian Tchividjian

“I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I’m so depressed, or life is terrible.”. Tony Curtis

“I have had issues with depression all my life, and it’s probably true to say there was a tendency towards it even when I was very young, during my schooldays. There was often. and this is quite common with comics. a sense of not feeling as if I belonged anywhere.”. Jack Dee

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“I might look successful and happy being in front of you today, but I once suffered from severe depression and was in total despair.”. Ji-Hae Park

“Only those with skin as thick as elephant hide can hope to sail through their teens unscathed by self-doubt and bouts of depression.”. Mariella Frostrup

“Depression is living in a body that fights to survive, with a mind that tries to die.”

“I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.”

“People think depression is sadness. People think depression is crying. People think depression is dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. Being numb to emotions, being numb to lie. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again. Days aren’t really days; they are just annoying obstacles that need to be faced. And how do you face them? Through medication, through drinking, through smoking, through drugs, through cutting. When you’re depressed, you grasp on to anything that can get through the day. That’s what depression is, not sadness or tears, it’s the overwhelming sense of numbness and the desire for anything that can help you make it from one day to the next.”

“Often the people with the strongest hearts carry the heaviest ones.”

“I’m so broken that I can feel it. I mean, physically feel it. This is so much more than being sad now. This is affecting my whole body.”






“Depression is like drowning. Except you can see everyone else around you breathing.”

“Depression is darkness filling your heart, surrounding your soul. Everything takes so much energy. People around you don’t understand, you’re doing the best you can Responsibilities overwhelm, expectations you can’t meet weigh heavily, Sorrow fills you until there is no room for anything else. Strength to fight, to find joy and love, slowly seeps from your soul. Endless days without hope loom before you, enveloping you in the darkness.”

“I’m hurt, and I’m heartbroken, and I’m sad, and I’m depressed, and I have been crying, but I don’t want to let it ruin my life.”

“Depression cannot be explained, it’s impossible, even if two people with depression come together to talk about it. No one knows how to explain it properly but, if you get it you’ll know what it is straight away, it changes your whole perspective on life & in a way in the long run depression can sometimes be a good thing.”

“Nothing is more depressing than despite the fact of having it all but still feeling empty.”

“Depressions may bring people closer to family but so do funerals.”

“Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.”

“It’s recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.”. Harry S Truman

“To be depressed is to be lonely; to have a friend is to be happy.”

“I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.”. Henry Rollins

“The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.”

“Almost everyone is overconfident except the people who are depressed, and they tend to be realists.”. Joseph T. Hallinan

“Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.”. Siri Hustvedt

“Perhaps depression is caused by asking oneself too many unanswerable questions.”. Miriam Toews

“Depression is feeling dead but not being able to die.”

Short Depression Quotes


“And I knew it was bad when I woke up in the mornings and the only thing I looked forward to was going back to bed.”

“The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.”

“It’s not the feeling of completeness I need, but the feeling of not being empty.”

“Depression has nothing to do with having a bad day or being sad.”

“My silence is just another word for my pain.”

“Sometimes I get so sad. So sad that I completely shut down. I stare blankly at the wall and it doesn’t matter what you say to me. Because in that moment. I don’t exist.”

“When a depressed person shrinks away from your touch it does not mean she is rejecting you. Rather she is protecting you from the foul, destructive evil which she believes is the essence of her being and which she believes can injure you.”

“My life is just one constant battle between wanting to be alone, but not wanting to be lonely.”

“That feeling when you’re not necessarily sad, but you just feel really empty.”

“I’m exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel.”

“It’s not always the tears that measure the pain. Sometimes it’s the smile we fake.”

“I want to be happy but something inside me screams that I do not deserve it.”

“I can’t describe what I’m feeling. I’m not happy, and I know that. But I’m also not exactly sad either. I’m just caught right in between all these emotions and I feel so empty.”

“The worst kind of pain is when you’re smiling just to stop the tears for falling.”

“It’s a bit like walking down a long, dark corridor, never knowing when the light will go on.”

“Sometimes just the thought of facing the day, feels like broken glass in my soul.”

“Saying “I’m tired” when you’re actually sad.”

“I’m the type of girl who smiles to make everyone’s day. Even though I’m dying on the inside.”

“I am not living. I am surviving.”

“I hate this feeling. Like I’m here, but I’m not. Like someone cares. But they don’t. Like I belong somewhere else, anywhere but here.”

“Sometimes you just need someone to tell you you’re not as terrible as yo u think you are.”

“I feel lost inside of myself.”

“You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.”

“I wish I could go back to a time when I could smile and it didn’t take everything in me to do it.”

“I’m not sure if I’m depressed. I mean, I’m not sad, but I’m not exactly happy either. I can laugh and joke and smile during the day, but sometimes when I’m alone at night I forget how to feel.”

“The worst kind of sad is not being able to explain why.”

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”

. “Depression is a battle between a body that fights with all its might to survive and a mind that wants to die.”

. “People ask me what depression is like. I tell them it’s a lot like walking down a dark hallway, never really knowing when the light turn go on.”

. “Remember this: You weren’t put here to be depressed. To feel guilty, ashamed, unworthy or condemned. You were put here to be victorious.”

. “I honestly don’t know what I want in life. I don’t even know what I want right now. All I know is that it hurts so much inside, and it’s eating me alive. One day, there won’t be anything left of me.”

. “I honestly don’t like getting close to people. In my mind, they’re just going to walk out of my life anyway no matter how close we were.”




New Depression Quotes


. “Depression is an overwhelming feeling of numbness, and the endless desire for something. anything. to take you from one day to the next.”

. “I smile to make everyone’s day, but the truth is that I’m crying on the inside.”

. “I hate feeling like I’m here, but I’m really not; like someone cares, but they really don’t; like I belong anywhere but here.”

. “Sometimes, you just need that one person to tell you that you aren’t as bad as you think you are.”

. “Depression makes you feel like you want to just disappear from the world, but in reality, all you truly want is to be found.”

. “I really wish that I could go back to a time when I would smile, and it didn’t take every fiber of my being to do it.”

. “In my mind, depression is comparing your current reality to a fantasy about how you think your life should really be.”

. “Sometimes, you just don’t know the true weight of what you’re carrying until the day you feel its release.”

. “The very worst kind of sadness is the kind that doesn’t have an explanation.”

. “When words can’t express the pain you’re feeling, you cry. That’s the heart’s way of expressing the pain.”

. “You never want people to see you cry because you want to be strong. But you hate how nobody seems to notice that you’re completely broken and torn apart inside.”

. “It’s hard to answer the question “what’s wrong?” when nothing is right.”

. “Depression is that feeling when you’re not really sad. you just feel empty inside.”

. “That’s the scary thing about depression: humans can survive just about anything as long as we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. But depression is sneaky and it continues to build up each day. Ultimately, it becomes impossible to see the light. The fog is like being trapped in a cage without a key.”

. “When you’re depressed, just living day to day is a full-time job.”

. “Depression is a sinister thing. You’re both the prisoner and the cruel jailer.”

. “You enjoy music when you’re happy. You understand the lyrics when you’re sad.”

. “Poverty isn’t a lack of money, but rather a feeling of loneliness and being unloved.”

. “Nothing is more depressing than having everything and still feeling really sad.”

. “Our wounds and sorrows can only be healed when we touch them with kindness and compassion.”

. “Depression is a lot like a bruise in your mind that never truly goes away.”

. “Unhappiness is not caused by the situation itself, but your thoughts about the situation.”

. “Depression and I may be old friends, but I never court his company.”

. “Sometimes, I feel tired and miserable and sad for no reason at all.”

. “Depression is like drowning and you can see everyone around you breathing.”

. “I’m really tired of feeling hopeless and worthless. But above everything else, I’m just tired of being so tired.”

. “My fingers text “I’m good”. My lips say “I’m okay”. My heart says “I’m shattered to pieces”.”

. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone. That way, no one can hurt me.”

. “I already know what it feels like to give up. Now, I want to see what it feels like not to.”

. “Don’t ever allow your loneliness and pain to drive you into the arms of someone you know you shouldn’t be with.”

. “This life was given to you because you’re strong enough to live it.”

. “Flowers always grow back. even if someone stomps on them. So will I.”

. “She’s just like the moon. part of her is always hidden away.”

. “Sometimes, the sadness makes it hard to breathe. It gets hard to talk about your demons when they’re sitting on your lungs.”

. “Depression, panic attacks and anxiety are not signs of being weak. They are signs that a person has been too strong for too long.”

Popular Depression Quotes


. “I am my own worst enemy. I’m the one who beats me up. I am the one who creates the monsters. I am the one who strips away my own confidence.”

. “The bravest, strongest thing I ever did was continue on with my life even though I wanted to die.”

. “I am stronger because I had to be. I am smarter because I’ve made mistakes. I am happier because I’ve been sad. I am wiser now because I’ve learned.”

. “Depression is almost like a reverse nightmare. Instead of waking up from a nightmare and feeling relieved, I woke up into a nightmare.”

. “I keep things inside because that’s the safest place to hide.”

. “They never told me that monsters don’t actually sleep under your bed; they live in your mind.”

. “Depression has a way of sneaking up on me when I think I’m flying high. It clips my wing, but not both because I will not let it take over every single piece of me.”

. “I’m only now just learning how to simile. It’s really not as easy as it sounds.”

. “I’m heartbroken and sad. I’m hurt and depressed. All I want to do is cry, but I don’t want to let this ruin my life.”

. “Pain is emotional. Depression and fear are always in company with chronic hurting.”

. “Sometimes I think depression arises when we ask ourselves far too many questions that can’t be answered.”

. “Depression thrives when you have a lifetime of unforgiven hurts.”

. “Depression needs to be handled in the same way you would handle a tiger.”

. “Everyone wants someone else to notice. But the moment they do, we wish that they never had.”






. “People tell me not to be sad because other people have it worse. That’s like telling someone they don’t have a right to be happy because someone else has it better than them.”

. “Sometimes, the people who are always there for everyone else just need someone to be there for them.”

. “My heart is a secret garden, and my walls are very high.”

. “I think it’s time to stop keeping track of all my mistakes, and just forgive myself.”

. “I don’t mind being alone. It’s the loneliness that I hate.”

. “I hate it when I get flashbacks of things I don’t want to remember.”

. “Sometimes, this overwhelming feeling of sadness just washes over me out of nowhere. I get upset and I feel discouraged. I feel sad, hurt and hopeless. I feel numb to the world.”

. “People always comment on how sad and tired I look. Of course I look sad and tired. I am sad and tired.”

. “I think I’m just afraid to be happy. Every time I get too happy, something bad happens.”

. “Please stop asking if I’m okay. I’m really tired of lying.”

. “Someday, this pain will all make sense to you.”

. “I’m pretty sure that no one else could ever criticize me as viciously as I criticize myself.”

. “I feel like everyone else is busy living their lives while I’m stuck here inside of this hole I can’t climb out of.”

. “My past is constantly haunting me, and I just can’t seem to figure out how to let it go.”

. “I feel completely lost in my own mind. I bottle up my emotions until I burst. It’s a vicious cycle.”

. “She could never really tell who would leave or stay, so she just pushed everyone away. It was much easier that way.”

. “Although things may seem like they’re falling apart, they may actually be just falling into place.”

Short Depression Quotes


. “Everyone is searching for that one person whose demons play nice with theirs.”

. “The scars may have healed, but that doesn’t mean that the pain has.”

. “To heal a wound, you have to stop touching it.”

. “I can’t sleep at night. I can’t wake up in the morning either.”

. “My life is a constant battle between wanting to be left alone, but not wanting to feel lonely.”

. “When you’re depressed, sleep isn’t just sleep; it’s an escape.”

. “Sometimes, I’m really afraid to open up to my friends about my anxiety and sadness because they’ll think I’m just looking for attention.”

. “Don’t think for a second that my bad days are a sign of weakness. Those are the days that I’m actually fighting the hardest.TFOM Team

. “I’ve reached a point where everything is incredibly overwhelming. Even the smallest of tasks make me feel like breaking down and crying my eyes out. It’s all just too much to bear right now.”

. “I feel like, secretly, everyone around me hates me.”

. “I always feel like everyone is prettier, funnier, skinnier, better than me.”

. “Oh there’s a hell. Trust me. I’ve been there.”

. “You may smile, but you really want to cry. You may talk, but you really want to be silent. You pretend that you’re happy, but you really aren’t.”

. “When you’re depressed, you just keep going and going until you finally crash and break down about anything and everything.”

. “Depression is a kind of tired that no amount of sleep in the world can fix.”

. “I’m really not sure if I’m depressed. I mean, I’m not really sad. But late at night when I’m alone, I just forget how to feel.”

. “There are some days when I feel like I’m on top of the world. And then the next day, it’s falling down all around me.”

. “I keep all the hurt and pain inside because I would rather have it destroy me than everyone else around me.”

. “I think people really have a hard time understanding how stressful it can be to try and explain all the things going on in your head when you can’t even understand it yourself.”

. “There are times when I feel like I’m getting better. I’ll eat normally. I’ll laugh more and talk more. I’ll sleep better. But then it’s like something happens. like a switch turns off in my mind. And all of sudden, I’m left with just the darkness of my mind.”

. “You can’t change the things that are going on around you until you change the things that are going on within you.”

. “I am just not me anymore. And that scares me.”

. “I just never get my hopes up. That way, I can never be let down.”

. “When you feel like you’ve reached the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and keep holding on.”

. “Sometimes, it’s the one person who tries to make everyone else happy that is the loneliest of all.”

. “The strongest people in the world are not the ones who win battles in front of us, but the ones who win the battles we know nothing about.”

. “I think most people don’t realize that there are a lot of people out there who expend a tremendous amount of energy just trying to be normal.”

. “I tend to be silent when I’m really screaming inside.”

. “I knew who I was this morning, but since then, I’ve change a few times.”

. “Every person has their own secret sorrows that they hide from the world. Oftentimes, we call people cold when they’re just sad.”

. “When I feel anxious, it’s because I’m living in the future. When I feel depressed, it’s because I’m still living in the past.”

. “I’ve finally realized that I just have to accept things the way they are. Life gets much easier when you do this.”

. “There are times when I just want to run away and see if anyone misses me.”

. “I always compare myself to every person I see, and I lose every single time.”

. “I know first-hand what it’s like to be completely terrified of your own mind.”

. “Each day, you wake up just to fight the same demons that left you feeling utterly exhausted the day before.”






Trending Depression Quotes


. “Please. do not mock or poke fun at a pain that you’ve never personally endured.”

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.. Albert Ellis

Depression is the inability to construct a future.. Rollo May

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.. Pythagoras

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.. Laurell K. Hamilton

Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.. Stephen Fry

That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.. Elizabeth Wurtzel

I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.. Henry Rollins

The sun stopped shining for me at all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever.. Nina LaCour

You say you’re ‘depressed’. all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective. it just means you’re human.. David Mitchell

In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant… My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known . no wonder, then, that I return the love.. Søren Kierkegaard

If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.. Amit Ray

Every age yearns for a more beautiful world. The deeper the desperation and the depression about the confusing present, the more intense that yearning.. Johan Huizinga

I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat.. Christopher Hitchens

That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward.. Ernest Hemingway

Through my own struggles with depression, I discovered that knowledge, therapy, medication and education can provide the strength to get through it in one piece.. Susan Polis Schutz

When I believe, I am crazy. When I don’t believe, I suffer psychotic depression.. Philip K. Dick

Depression is melancholy minus its charms. the animation, the fits.. Susan Sontag

If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.. Matthew Quick

I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives.. Tom Bosley

Anything that instills a sense of hope will at least temporarily help treat depression.. Irving Kirsch

Depression, for me, wasn’t a dulling but a sharpening, an intensifying, as though I had been living my life in a shell, and now the shell wasn’t there. It was total exposure.. Matt Haig

I think most human beings go through some sort of depression in their life. And if they don’t, I think that’s weird.. Kirsten Dunst

Old Memories Depression Quotes


My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.. Patty Duke

Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.. Jeanette Winterson

Depression and anxiety can’t fit in your head if you’re cultivating feelings of joy and inspiration.. Austin Butler

Creative people are more prone to depression.. Adam Ant

Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.. Murray Gell-Mann

I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone.. Dwayne Johnson

A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people.. Lilly Singh

Depression, suffering, and anger are all part of being human.. Janet Fitch

Depression is frustrating. It’s knowing there’s so much to be grateful for and happy about and to enjoy, but you just can’t get there.. Allie Griffin

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. Laurell K. Hamilton

Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying. John Green

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken. C.S. Lewis

I waste at least an hour every day lying in bed. Then I waste time pacing. I waste time thinking. I waste time being quiet and not saying anything because I’m afraid I’ll stutter. Ned Vizzini

Its so hard to talk when you want to kill yourself. That’s above and beyond everything else, and it’s not a mental complaint-it’s a physical thing, like it’s physically hard to open your mouth and make the words come out. They don’t come out smooth and in conjunction with your brain the way normal people’s words do; they come out in chunks as if from a crushed-ice dispenser; you stumble on them as they gather behind your lower lip. So you just keep quiet. Ned Vizzini

It’s not all bad. Heightened self-consciousness, apartness, an inability to join in, physical shame and self-loathing.they are not all bad. Those devils have been my angels. Without them I would never have disappeared into language, literature, the mind, laughter and all the mad intensities that made and unmade me. Stephen Fry

Some days,  hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse. Regina Brett

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself. Pythagoras

Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth. Bo Burnham

I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it. Elizabeth Wurtzel

I have rituals for cleaning out resentments, disappointments, heartbreak, depression and for work. One of the things I do is go over old stuff if I have been unable to write for a while. Hubert Selby, Jr.

I think one thing is that anybody who’s had to contend with mental illness. whether it’s depression, bipolar illness or severe anxiety, whatever. actually has a fair amount of resilience in the sense that they’ve had to deal with suffering already, personal suffering. Kay Redfield Jamison

Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable. James Hillman

Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise. Rumi
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Below are the best Depression Quotes in English to Overcome Depression:-


. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”. John Wooden

. “It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.”. Isaac Asimov

. “Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”. James R. Cook

. “Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” . Guillaume Apollinaire

. “If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.” . Abraham H. Maslow

. “A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl.”. Stephan Hoeller

. “When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.”.Unknown

. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”. Lao Tzu

. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”. Helen Keller

. “In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”. Albert Camus

. “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” . Thomas Edison

. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” . Dolly Parton

. “Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.”. Richard L. Evans

. “Happiness does not depend upon who you are or what you have. It depends solely on what you think.” . Dale Carnegie

. “If you’re going through Hell, keep going.”. Winston Churchill

. “Issue a blanket pardon. Forgive everyone who has ever hurt you in any way. Forgiveness is a perfectly selfish act. It sets you free from the past.”. Brian Tracey

. “You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without want and a grief. But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.” . Khalil Gibran

. “Depression is melancholy minus its charms.” . Susan Sontag

. “Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” . Dr. David M. Burns

. “Whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy.meditate on these things.” . Bible Quote

. “Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them . every day begin the task anew.”. Saint Francis de Sales

. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”. Thich Nhat Hanh

. “Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?” . John Keats

. “Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.”. Napoleon Hill

. “Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.”. Norman Vincent Peale

. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”. F. Scott Fitzgerald

. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”. Confucius

Best Depression Quotes


. “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”. Lance Armstrong

. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” . Walt Disney

. “One ceases to recognize the significance of mountain peaks if they are not viewed occasionally from the deepest valleys.” . Dr. Al Lorin

. “Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.” . Matt Lucas

. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”. St. Francis of Assisi

. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.”. Henry Ford

. “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.”.Winston Churchill

. “I like living. I have sometimes been wild, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all, I still know that just to be alive is a grand thing.” . Agatha Christie

. “Depression is to me as daffodils were to Wordsworth.” . Philip Larkin

. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail.” . Robert Schuller

. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”. Helen Keller

. “A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.”. Chinese Proverb

. “Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.” . Fyodor Dostoevsky

. “Our love will blend together like turquoise is blue and green. There’s no depression or envy when both blur into one.” . Jarod Kintz

. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”. Martin Luther King Jr.






. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”. Leo Buscaglia

. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”.Nelson Mandela

. “Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.”. Unknown

. “If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.”. E. Joseph Cossman

. “I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat.” . Christopher Hitchens

. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”. Mark Twain

. “A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” . Joyce Meyer

. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”. Japanese proverb

. “Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.”. Dorothy Rowe

. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life by changing his attitude of mind.”. William James

. “Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”. Thomas Edison

. “You miss % of the shots you don’t take.”. Wayne Gretzky

Get Rid Of Depression Quotes


. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”. Elisabeth Kübler- Ross

. “He who hears the rippling of rivers in these degenerate days will not utterly despair.” . Henry David Thoreau

. “The darkest hour has only sixty minutes.”. Morris Mandel

. “Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”. George S. Patton

. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget about everything except what you’re going to do now. and do it.”. William Durant

. “Even for me, life had its gleams of sunshine.” . Charlotte Brontë

. “Things are neither good nor bad but thinking makes it so.” . William Shakespeare

. “Only that day dawns to which we are awake.” . Henry David Thoreau

. “What you thought before has led to every choice you have made, and this adds up to you at this moment. If you want to change who you are physically, mentally, and spiritually, you will have to change what you think.”. Dr. Patrick Gentempo

. “Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time.” . Helen Reddy

. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”. Eleanor Roosevelt

. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’”. Mary Anne Radmacher

. “Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.”. Unknown

. “Pursue, keep up with, circle round and round your life, as a dog does his master’s chaise. Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.”. Thoreau

. “The universe never says no to your thought about yourself. It only grows it.” . Neale Donald Walsch

. “Change your thoughts and you change the world.” . Norman Peale

. “You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.” . Dan Millman

. “I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.”. Abraham Lincoln

. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” . Unknown

. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” . Richard Bach

. “Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”. Eleanor Roosevelt

. “Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.” . Dodie Smith

Popular Depression Quotes


. “When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one that has opened for us.”. Alexander Graham Bell

. “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”. Albert Einstein

. “If you never change your mind, why have one?.”. Edward De Bono

. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” . George Elliott

. “Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.” . Meister Eckhart

. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”. Will Rogers

. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”. Oscar Wilde

. “The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.”. Unknown

. “We learn from failure, not from success.” . Bram Stoker

. “Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.” . Madeleine L’Engle

. “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” . Albert Einstein

. “Take the first step, no more, no less, and the next will be revealed.” . Ken Roberts

. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”. Helen Keller






. “Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”. C.S. Lewis

. “The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.”. Tenzin Gyatso

. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” . Wayne Dyer

. “Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I am permitted to hold for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” . George Bernard Shaw

. “If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.” . Mary Pickford

. “Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself.” . Nathaniel Brand

. “Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” . Christopher Reeve

. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible!”. Audrey Hepburn

. “Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me.” . Susan Polis Schutz

. “Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.“ . Leonard Cohen

. “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” . Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” . Laurell K. Hamilton

Latest Depression Quotes


“Depression on my left, loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well.”. Elizabeth Gilbert

“Behind my smile is a hurting heart, behind my laugh I’m falling apart. Look closely at me and you will see, the girl I am, it isn’t me.”

“I think one thing is that anybody who’s had to contend with mental illness. whether it’s depression, bipolar illness or severe anxiety, whatever. actually has a fair amount of resilience in the sense that they’ve had to deal with suffering already, personal suffering.”. Kay Redfield Jamison

“If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.”. Kris Carr

“I don’t think people understand how stressful it is to explain what’s going on in your head when you don’t even understand it yourself”.

“But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.”. Bob Geldof

“Everyone thinks I’ve gotten better. I haven’t. I’ve just gotten better at hiding it.”

“I’m fine, I’m just tired”. My depression is setting in but I don’t want to bother you with it.”

“Depression is the inability to construct a future.”. Rollo May

“Depression is like a war. You either win or die trying”.

“Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.”. Matt Lucas

“At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness.”. Dorothy Hamill

“Depression taught me the importance of compassion and hard work, and that you can overcome enormous obstacles.”. Rob Delaney

“To get rid of depression, I swim with dolphins.”. Patti Stanger

“Depression isn’t about, ‘Woe is me, my life is this, that and the other’, it’s like having the worst flu all day that you just can’t kick.”. Robbie Williams

“I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it.”. Elizabeth Wurtzel

“I’m happy, I would say that I’m one of the happiest people I know but I’ve certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.”. Richard Marx

“Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That’s applicable to any kind of depression.”. Judy Collins

“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.”. Albert Ellis

“The deepest fear we have, ‘the fear beneath all fears,’ is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It’s this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.”. Tullian Tchividjian

“I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I’m so depressed, or life is terrible.”. Tony Curtis

“I have had issues with depression all my life, and it’s probably true to say there was a tendency towards it even when I was very young, during my schooldays. There was often. and this is quite common with comics. a sense of not feeling as if I belonged anywhere.”. Jack Dee

Best Depression Quotes


“I might look successful and happy being in front of you today, but I once suffered from severe depression and was in total despair.”. Ji-Hae Park

“Only those with skin as thick as elephant hide can hope to sail through their teens unscathed by self-doubt and bouts of depression.”. Mariella Frostrup

“Depression is living in a body that fights to survive, with a mind that tries to die.”

“I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.”

“People think depression is sadness. People think depression is crying. People think depression is dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. Being numb to emotions, being numb to lie. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again. Days aren’t really days; they are just annoying obstacles that need to be faced. And how do you face them? Through medication, through drinking, through smoking, through drugs, through cutting. When you’re depressed, you grasp on to anything that can get through the day. That’s what depression is, not sadness or tears, it’s the overwhelming sense of numbness and the desire for anything that can help you make it from one day to the next.”

“Often the people with the strongest hearts carry the heaviest ones.”

“I’m so broken that I can feel it. I mean, physically feel it. This is so much more than being sad now. This is affecting my whole body.”






“Depression is like drowning. Except you can see everyone else around you breathing.”

“Depression is darkness filling your heart, surrounding your soul. Everything takes so much energy. People around you don’t understand, you’re doing the best you can Responsibilities overwhelm, expectations you can’t meet weigh heavily, Sorrow fills you until there is no room for anything else. Strength to fight, to find joy and love, slowly seeps from your soul. Endless days without hope loom before you, enveloping you in the darkness.”

“I’m hurt, and I’m heartbroken, and I’m sad, and I’m depressed, and I have been crying, but I don’t want to let it ruin my life.”

“Depression cannot be explained, it’s impossible, even if two people with depression come together to talk about it. No one knows how to explain it properly but, if you get it you’ll know what it is straight away, it changes your whole perspective on life & in a way in the long run depression can sometimes be a good thing.”

“Nothing is more depressing than despite the fact of having it all but still feeling empty.”

“Depressions may bring people closer to family but so do funerals.”

“Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.”

“It’s recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.”. Harry S Truman

“To be depressed is to be lonely; to have a friend is to be happy.”

“I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.”. Henry Rollins

“The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.”

“Almost everyone is overconfident except the people who are depressed, and they tend to be realists.”. Joseph T. Hallinan

“Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.”. Siri Hustvedt

“Perhaps depression is caused by asking oneself too many unanswerable questions.”. Miriam Toews

“Depression is feeling dead but not being able to die.”

Short Depression Quotes


“And I knew it was bad when I woke up in the mornings and the only thing I looked forward to was going back to bed.”

“The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.”

“It’s not the feeling of completeness I need, but the feeling of not being empty.”

“Depression has nothing to do with having a bad day or being sad.”

“My silence is just another word for my pain.”

“Sometimes I get so sad. So sad that I completely shut down. I stare blankly at the wall and it doesn’t matter what you say to me. Because in that moment. I don’t exist.”

“When a depressed person shrinks away from your touch it does not mean she is rejecting you. Rather she is protecting you from the foul, destructive evil which she believes is the essence of her being and which she believes can injure you.”

“My life is just one constant battle between wanting to be alone, but not wanting to be lonely.”

“That feeling when you’re not necessarily sad, but you just feel really empty.”

“I’m exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel.”

“It’s not always the tears that measure the pain. Sometimes it’s the smile we fake.”

“I want to be happy but something inside me screams that I do not deserve it.”

“I can’t describe what I’m feeling. I’m not happy, and I know that. But I’m also not exactly sad either. I’m just caught right in between all these emotions and I feel so empty.”

“The worst kind of pain is when you’re smiling just to stop the tears for falling.”

“It’s a bit like walking down a long, dark corridor, never knowing when the light will go on.”

“Sometimes just the thought of facing the day, feels like broken glass in my soul.”

“Saying “I’m tired” when you’re actually sad.”

“I’m the type of girl who smiles to make everyone’s day. Even though I’m dying on the inside.”

“I am not living. I am surviving.”

“I hate this feeling. Like I’m here, but I’m not. Like someone cares. But they don’t. Like I belong somewhere else, anywhere but here.”

“Sometimes you just need someone to tell you you’re not as terrible as yo u think you are.”

“I feel lost inside of myself.”

“You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.”

“I wish I could go back to a time when I could smile and it didn’t take everything in me to do it.”

“I’m not sure if I’m depressed. I mean, I’m not sad, but I’m not exactly happy either. I can laugh and joke and smile during the day, but sometimes when I’m alone at night I forget how to feel.”

“The worst kind of sad is not being able to explain why.”

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”

. “Depression is a battle between a body that fights with all its might to survive and a mind that wants to die.”

. “People ask me what depression is like. I tell them it’s a lot like walking down a dark hallway, never really knowing when the light turn go on.”

. “Remember this: You weren’t put here to be depressed. To feel guilty, ashamed, unworthy or condemned. You were put here to be victorious.”

. “I honestly don’t know what I want in life. I don’t even know what I want right now. All I know is that it hurts so much inside, and it’s eating me alive. One day, there won’t be anything left of me.”

. “I honestly don’t like getting close to people. In my mind, they’re just going to walk out of my life anyway no matter how close we were.”




New Depression Quotes


. “Depression is an overwhelming feeling of numbness, and the endless desire for something. anything. to take you from one day to the next.”

. “I smile to make everyone’s day, but the truth is that I’m crying on the inside.”

. “I hate feeling like I’m here, but I’m really not; like someone cares, but they really don’t; like I belong anywhere but here.”

. “Sometimes, you just need that one person to tell you that you aren’t as bad as you think you are.”

. “Depression makes you feel like you want to just disappear from the world, but in reality, all you truly want is to be found.”

. “I really wish that I could go back to a time when I would smile, and it didn’t take every fiber of my being to do it.”

. “In my mind, depression is comparing your current reality to a fantasy about how you think your life should really be.”

. “Sometimes, you just don’t know the true weight of what you’re carrying until the day you feel its release.”

. “The very worst kind of sadness is the kind that doesn’t have an explanation.”

. “When words can’t express the pain you’re feeling, you cry. That’s the heart’s way of expressing the pain.”

. “You never want people to see you cry because you want to be strong. But you hate how nobody seems to notice that you’re completely broken and torn apart inside.”

. “It’s hard to answer the question “what’s wrong?” when nothing is right.”

. “Depression is that feeling when you’re not really sad. you just feel empty inside.”

. “That’s the scary thing about depression: humans can survive just about anything as long as we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. But depression is sneaky and it continues to build up each day. Ultimately, it becomes impossible to see the light. The fog is like being trapped in a cage without a key.”

. “When you’re depressed, just living day to day is a full-time job.”

. “Depression is a sinister thing. You’re both the prisoner and the cruel jailer.”

. “You enjoy music when you’re happy. You understand the lyrics when you’re sad.”

. “Poverty isn’t a lack of money, but rather a feeling of loneliness and being unloved.”

. “Nothing is more depressing than having everything and still feeling really sad.”

. “Our wounds and sorrows can only be healed when we touch them with kindness and compassion.”

. “Depression is a lot like a bruise in your mind that never truly goes away.”

. “Unhappiness is not caused by the situation itself, but your thoughts about the situation.”

. “Depression and I may be old friends, but I never court his company.”

. “Sometimes, I feel tired and miserable and sad for no reason at all.”

. “Depression is like drowning and you can see everyone around you breathing.”

. “I’m really tired of feeling hopeless and worthless. But above everything else, I’m just tired of being so tired.”

. “My fingers text “I’m good”. My lips say “I’m okay”. My heart says “I’m shattered to pieces”.”

. “Sometimes it’s better to be alone. That way, no one can hurt me.”

. “I already know what it feels like to give up. Now, I want to see what it feels like not to.”

. “Don’t ever allow your loneliness and pain to drive you into the arms of someone you know you shouldn’t be with.”

. “This life was given to you because you’re strong enough to live it.”

. “Flowers always grow back. even if someone stomps on them. So will I.”

. “She’s just like the moon. part of her is always hidden away.”

. “Sometimes, the sadness makes it hard to breathe. It gets hard to talk about your demons when they’re sitting on your lungs.”

. “Depression, panic attacks and anxiety are not signs of being weak. They are signs that a person has been too strong for too long.”

Popular Depression Quotes


. “I am my own worst enemy. I’m the one who beats me up. I am the one who creates the monsters. I am the one who strips away my own confidence.”

. “The bravest, strongest thing I ever did was continue on with my life even though I wanted to die.”

. “I am stronger because I had to be. I am smarter because I’ve made mistakes. I am happier because I’ve been sad. I am wiser now because I’ve learned.”

. “Depression is almost like a reverse nightmare. Instead of waking up from a nightmare and feeling relieved, I woke up into a nightmare.”

. “I keep things inside because that’s the safest place to hide.”

. “They never told me that monsters don’t actually sleep under your bed; they live in your mind.”

. “Depression has a way of sneaking up on me when I think I’m flying high. It clips my wing, but not both because I will not let it take over every single piece of me.”

. “I’m only now just learning how to simile. It’s really not as easy as it sounds.”

. “I’m heartbroken and sad. I’m hurt and depressed. All I want to do is cry, but I don’t want to let this ruin my life.”

. “Pain is emotional. Depression and fear are always in company with chronic hurting.”

. “Sometimes I think depression arises when we ask ourselves far too many questions that can’t be answered.”

. “Depression thrives when you have a lifetime of unforgiven hurts.”

. “Depression needs to be handled in the same way you would handle a tiger.”

. “Everyone wants someone else to notice. But the moment they do, we wish that they never had.”






. “People tell me not to be sad because other people have it worse. That’s like telling someone they don’t have a right to be happy because someone else has it better than them.”

. “Sometimes, the people who are always there for everyone else just need someone to be there for them.”

. “My heart is a secret garden, and my walls are very high.”

. “I think it’s time to stop keeping track of all my mistakes, and just forgive myself.”

. “I don’t mind being alone. It’s the loneliness that I hate.”

. “I hate it when I get flashbacks of things I don’t want to remember.”

. “Sometimes, this overwhelming feeling of sadness just washes over me out of nowhere. I get upset and I feel discouraged. I feel sad, hurt and hopeless. I feel numb to the world.”

. “People always comment on how sad and tired I look. Of course I look sad and tired. I am sad and tired.”

. “I think I’m just afraid to be happy. Every time I get too happy, something bad happens.”

. “Please stop asking if I’m okay. I’m really tired of lying.”

. “Someday, this pain will all make sense to you.”

. “I’m pretty sure that no one else could ever criticize me as viciously as I criticize myself.”

. “I feel like everyone else is busy living their lives while I’m stuck here inside of this hole I can’t climb out of.”

. “My past is constantly haunting me, and I just can’t seem to figure out how to let it go.”

. “I feel completely lost in my own mind. I bottle up my emotions until I burst. It’s a vicious cycle.”

. “She could never really tell who would leave or stay, so she just pushed everyone away. It was much easier that way.”

. “Although things may seem like they’re falling apart, they may actually be just falling into place.”

Short Depression Quotes


. “Everyone is searching for that one person whose demons play nice with theirs.”

. “The scars may have healed, but that doesn’t mean that the pain has.”

. “To heal a wound, you have to stop touching it.”

. “I can’t sleep at night. I can’t wake up in the morning either.”

. “My life is a constant battle between wanting to be left alone, but not wanting to feel lonely.”

. “When you’re depressed, sleep isn’t just sleep; it’s an escape.”

. “Sometimes, I’m really afraid to open up to my friends about my anxiety and sadness because they’ll think I’m just looking for attention.”

. “Don’t think for a second that my bad days are a sign of weakness. Those are the days that I’m actually fighting the hardest.TFOM Team

. “I’ve reached a point where everything is incredibly overwhelming. Even the smallest of tasks make me feel like breaking down and crying my eyes out. It’s all just too much to bear right now.”

. “I feel like, secretly, everyone around me hates me.”

. “I always feel like everyone is prettier, funnier, skinnier, better than me.”

. “Oh there’s a hell. Trust me. I’ve been there.”

. “You may smile, but you really want to cry. You may talk, but you really want to be silent. You pretend that you’re happy, but you really aren’t.”

. “When you’re depressed, you just keep going and going until you finally crash and break down about anything and everything.”

. “Depression is a kind of tired that no amount of sleep in the world can fix.”

. “I’m really not sure if I’m depressed. I mean, I’m not really sad. But late at night when I’m alone, I just forget how to feel.”

. “There are some days when I feel like I’m on top of the world. And then the next day, it’s falling down all around me.”

. “I keep all the hurt and pain inside because I would rather have it destroy me than everyone else around me.”

. “I think people really have a hard time understanding how stressful it can be to try and explain all the things going on in your head when you can’t even understand it yourself.”

. “There are times when I feel like I’m getting better. I’ll eat normally. I’ll laugh more and talk more. I’ll sleep better. But then it’s like something happens. like a switch turns off in my mind. And all of sudden, I’m left with just the darkness of my mind.”

. “You can’t change the things that are going on around you until you change the things that are going on within you.”

. “I am just not me anymore. And that scares me.”

. “I just never get my hopes up. That way, I can never be let down.”

. “When you feel like you’ve reached the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and keep holding on.”

. “Sometimes, it’s the one person who tries to make everyone else happy that is the loneliest of all.”

. “The strongest people in the world are not the ones who win battles in front of us, but the ones who win the battles we know nothing about.”

. “I think most people don’t realize that there are a lot of people out there who expend a tremendous amount of energy just trying to be normal.”

. “I tend to be silent when I’m really screaming inside.”

. “I knew who I was this morning, but since then, I’ve change a few times.”

. “Every person has their own secret sorrows that they hide from the world. Oftentimes, we call people cold when they’re just sad.”

. “When I feel anxious, it’s because I’m living in the future. When I feel depressed, it’s because I’m still living in the past.”

. “I’ve finally realized that I just have to accept things the way they are. Life gets much easier when you do this.”

. “There are times when I just want to run away and see if anyone misses me.”

. “I always compare myself to every person I see, and I lose every single time.”

. “I know first-hand what it’s like to be completely terrified of your own mind.”

. “Each day, you wake up just to fight the same demons that left you feeling utterly exhausted the day before.”






Trending Depression Quotes


. “Please. do not mock or poke fun at a pain that you’ve never personally endured.”

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.. Albert Ellis

Depression is the inability to construct a future.. Rollo May

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.. Pythagoras

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.. Laurell K. Hamilton

Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.. Stephen Fry

That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.. Elizabeth Wurtzel

I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.. Henry Rollins

The sun stopped shining for me at all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever.. Nina LaCour

You say you’re ‘depressed’. all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective. it just means you’re human.. David Mitchell

In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant… My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known . no wonder, then, that I return the love.. Søren Kierkegaard

If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.. Amit Ray

Every age yearns for a more beautiful world. The deeper the desperation and the depression about the confusing present, the more intense that yearning.. Johan Huizinga

I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat.. Christopher Hitchens

That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward.. Ernest Hemingway

Through my own struggles with depression, I discovered that knowledge, therapy, medication and education can provide the strength to get through it in one piece.. Susan Polis Schutz

When I believe, I am crazy. When I don’t believe, I suffer psychotic depression.. Philip K. Dick

Depression is melancholy minus its charms. the animation, the fits.. Susan Sontag

If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.. Matthew Quick

I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives.. Tom Bosley

Anything that instills a sense of hope will at least temporarily help treat depression.. Irving Kirsch

Depression, for me, wasn’t a dulling but a sharpening, an intensifying, as though I had been living my life in a shell, and now the shell wasn’t there. It was total exposure.. Matt Haig

I think most human beings go through some sort of depression in their life. And if they don’t, I think that’s weird.. Kirsten Dunst

Old Memories Depression Quotes


My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.. Patty Duke

Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.. Jeanette Winterson

Depression and anxiety can’t fit in your head if you’re cultivating feelings of joy and inspiration.. Austin Butler

Creative people are more prone to depression.. Adam Ant

Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm.. Murray Gell-Mann

I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone.. Dwayne Johnson

A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people.. Lilly Singh

Depression, suffering, and anger are all part of being human.. Janet Fitch

Depression is frustrating. It’s knowing there’s so much to be grateful for and happy about and to enjoy, but you just can’t get there.. Allie Griffin

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. Laurell K. Hamilton

Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying. John Green

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken. C.S. Lewis

I waste at least an hour every day lying in bed. Then I waste time pacing. I waste time thinking. I waste time being quiet and not saying anything because I’m afraid I’ll stutter. Ned Vizzini

Its so hard to talk when you want to kill yourself. That’s above and beyond everything else, and it’s not a mental complaint-it’s a physical thing, like it’s physically hard to open your mouth and make the words come out. They don’t come out smooth and in conjunction with your brain the way normal people’s words do; they come out in chunks as if from a crushed-ice dispenser; you stumble on them as they gather behind your lower lip. So you just keep quiet. Ned Vizzini

It’s not all bad. Heightened self-consciousness, apartness, an inability to join in, physical shame and self-loathing.they are not all bad. Those devils have been my angels. Without them I would never have disappeared into language, literature, the mind, laughter and all the mad intensities that made and unmade me. Stephen Fry

Some days,  hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse. Regina Brett

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself. Pythagoras

Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth. Bo Burnham

I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it. Elizabeth Wurtzel

I have rituals for cleaning out resentments, disappointments, heartbreak, depression and for work. One of the things I do is go over old stuff if I have been unable to write for a while. Hubert Selby, Jr.

I think one thing is that anybody who’s had to contend with mental illness. whether it’s depression, bipolar illness or severe anxiety, whatever. actually has a fair amount of resilience in the sense that they’ve had to deal with suffering already, personal suffering. Kay Redfield Jamison

Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable. James Hillman

Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise. Rumi
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