Depression Quotes And Sayings


Depression Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of depression quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

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

“The old grey donkey, Eeyore stood by himself in a thistly corner of the Forest, his front feet well apart, his head on one side, and thought about things. Sometimes he thought sadly to himself, “Why?” and sometimes he thought, “Wherefore?” and sometimes he thought, “Inasmuch as which?” and sometimes he didn’t quite know what he was thinking about.”
– A. A. Milne

“Depression is a choice.”
– A.B. Curtiss

“Some authors have conceptualized depression as a “depletion syndrome” because of the prominence of fatigability; they postulate that the patient exhausts his available energy during the period prior to the onset of the depression and that the depressed state represents a kind of hibernation, during which the patient gradually builds up a new story of energy.”
– Aaron T. Beck

“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

Sadness is no more than a bit of acid transfixed in the cerebellum.”
– Alan Lightman

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

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

“I cut myself to end my pain, tears and blood are what remain. They still don’t see that them I need, until they know that I can bleed.”
– Angelina S.

“Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.”
– Dale Carnegie 

People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.”
– Anonymous

“I was horribly depressed, and I felt like I had failed as a band leader, a professional, as a person.”
– Ben Moody

Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.”
– Benjamin Franklin 

“How many times can life kick you down before you just give in and not bother trying because you know you’re just going your end up there again.”
– Beth

“I say there’re no depressed words just depressed minds.”
– Bob Dylan. 

“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“ 
– Bob Geldof

“The cure for depression is ending it once and for all.”
– Brianna

“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.”
– Buddha 

“I inherited depression from my mother’s side of the family. Her father committed suicide. She committed suicide the year before I went to the moon.”
– Buzz Aldrin

“Mania starts off fun, not sleeping for days, keeping company with your brain, which has become a wonderful computer, showing 24 TV channels all about you. That goes horribly wrong after awhile.”
– Carrie Fisher

“I would prefer to die than to be depressed for depression can hurt you every day and it’ll last for a lifetime while on dying, you can only feel pain the moment you’ll die.”
– Cedric Go

“This is my depressed stance. When you’re depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you’ll start to feel better. If you’re going to get any joy out of being depressed, you’ve got to stand like this.”
– Charlie Brown

“Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.”
– Dr. Seuss 

“They say they don’t know when but a day is gonna come. When there won’t be a moon and there won’t be a sun. It will just go black. It will just go back to the way it was before.”
– Conor Oberst

“Depression is one of the few psychological disorders that can be said to be fatal. Of all the consequences, suicide is, of course, the starkest consequence of the individual’s feelings of hopelessness and debility.”
– Constance Hammen

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama

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

“I became depressed and I cut my self with scissors and stuff.”
– Dame Kelly Holmes

“The way sadness works is one of the strange riddles of the world. If you are stricken with a great sadness, you may feel as if you have been set aflame, not only because of the enormous pain, but also because your sadness may spread over your life, like smoke from an enormous fire. You might find it difficult to see anything but your own sadness, the way smoke can cover a landscape so that all anyone can see is black. You may find that if someone pours water all over you, you are damp and distracted, but not cured of your sadness, the way a fire department can douse a fire but never recover what has been burnt down.”
– Daniel Handler

“Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.”
– David D. Burns 

“You say I’m happy and that I’m good at what I do, but what you’ll never realize is I’m a damn good actress too.”
– Davilee

“He wondered if this was what clinical depression felt like, a total numbness, a weary lack of hope.”
– Dennis Lehane

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

“If you’re feeling low, don’t despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back up every morning. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” 
– Dolly Parton

“Our greatest glory is not in ever falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

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