Depression Quotes

Depression Quotes: A unique collection of Quotes About Depression

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When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. -Thomas Jefferson



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



I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed. Never. What's to be ashamed of? I went through a really rough time and I am quite proud that I got out of that. -J. K. Rowling



Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine. -Ralph Waldo Emerson



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



When you're struggling with something, look at all the people around you and realize that every single person you see is struggling with something, and to them, it's just as hard as what you're going through. -Nicholas Sparks



If you're going through hell Keep on going. -Rodney Atkins



Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.


We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. -Mother Teresa



If you aren't just a little bit depressed, then you aren't paying very much attention to what's going on in the world. -Pete Wentz



It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness. -Eleanor Roosevelt



In my experience the best way to beat depression is to get involved in something inspiring. -P!nk



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



You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it. -Paulo Coelho



In depression you care about nothing. In sadness you care about everything. -Gloria Steinem



Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not. -Oscar Wilde



It's beautiful when two strangers become best friends, it's terribly depressing when two best friends become strangers.



I found that dance was key to keeping depression out of my life. When you dance, things just go away, things don't seem so bad. There's no better way to take care of health than through something as joyous and beautiful as dance. -Patrick Swayze



That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key. -Elizabeth Wurtzel



Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst. We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression. -Robert Johnson



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



There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. -Harry Crews



Great men suffer hours of depression through introspection and self-doubt. That is why they are great. That is why you will find modesty and humility the characteristics of such men. -Bruce Barton


There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. -Dante


When you're in a Slump,
you're not in for much fun.
Un-slumping yourself is not easily done. -Dr. Seuss



I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. -Mother Teresa



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



I like to pretend that everything's alright because when everybody else thinks you're fine, sometimes you forget for awhile that you're not.



The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. -M. Scott Peck



No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else. -Charles Dickens



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



The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. -Arnold Bennett


There’s always failure. And there’s always disappointment. And there’s always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums. -Michael J. Fox



Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling...People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile. -Judith Guest



Instead of weeping when a tragedy occurs in a songbird's life, it sings away its grief. I believe we could well follow the pattern of our feathered friends. -William Shakespeare


How come every other organ in your body can get sick and you get sympathy, except your brain? -Ruby Wax



Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind. -James Hillman



Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts. -Penelope Sweet



If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. -Flavia Weedn


Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever. -Leo Buscaglia



In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. -Robert Frost


There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. -C. S. Lewis



I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. -Paulette Sedgwick


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