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Depression Quotes to deal with it better

Whether you suffer from depression on day to day basis or get bouts of depressed feelings occasionally, always remember you’re not alone and that people are there who feel your pain and care for you. Here are the best depression quotes to deal with it better.

Depression Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people.” – Lilly Singh
  3. “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
  4. “It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch.” – Matt Haig
  5. “Depression, suffering and anger are all part of being human.” – Janet Fitch

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  1. “Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.” – Matt Lucas
  2. “Mental illness is so much more complicated than any pill that any mortal could invent.” – Elizabeth Wintzel
  3. “At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness.” – Dorothy Hamill
  4. “The five stages – denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance – are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  5. “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

Depression Sad Quotes

  1. “Depression taught me the importance of compassion and hard work, and that you can overcome enormous obstacles.” – Rob Delaney
  2. “When people don’t know exactly what depression is, they can be judgmental.” – Marion Cotillard
  3. “To get rid of depression, I swim with dolphins.” – Patti Stanger
  4. “Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.” – Jasmine Warga
  5. “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
  6. “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
  7. “That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel
  8. “I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.” – Andrew Solomon
  9. “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
  10. “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

Quotes about Depression

  1. “A depressing and difficult passage has prefaced every page I have turned in life.” – Charlotte Brontë
  2. “Depression lies. It tells you you’ve always felt this way, and you always will. But you haven’t, and you won’t.” Halley Cornell
  3. “You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.” – Albert Ellis
  4. “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
  5. “I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I’m so depressed, or life is terrible.” – Tony Curtis
  6. “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
  7. “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
  8. “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
  9. “It’s recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.” – Harry S Truman
  10. “Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.” – Siri Hustvedt

Deep Depression Quotes

  1. “Perhaps depression is caused by asking oneself too many unanswerable questions.” – Miriam Toews
  2. “We know you’re tired, tired and scared. Happens to everyone, okay? Just don’t let your feet stop.” – Haruki Murakami
  3. “There is no person in this whole world who is a mistake, no matter how different that person may seem”. – Fred Rogers
  4. “Depression isn’t a war you win. It’s a battle you fight every day. You never stop, never get to rest. It’s one bloody fray after another.” Shaun David Hutchinson
  5. “Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.” – Jo Nesbo

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  1. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds” –Laurell K. Hamilton
  2. “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.” Elizabeth Wurtzel
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. “Depression is focusing on yourself; on your troubles and what is not right. You can’t be depressed if you are focusing on others. It’s impossible.” Elizabeth Bourgeret

Quotes on Depression

  1. “It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness. I know sadness. Sadness is to cry and to feel. But it’s that cold absence of feeling that really hollowed-out feeling.”  K. Rowling
  2. “Depression is, in part, grief for your own life not turning out how it should; grief for your own needs not being met.” Johann Hari
  3. “Love your future more than your past.” Joe Dispenza
  4. “The shadows are as important as the light.” – Charlotte Brontë
  5. “Nothing changes if nothing changes.”  Mel Robbins

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  1. “Depression is a kind of constricted consciousness.”  Bill Richards
  2. “Going through anxiety or depression or any other psychological condition doesn’t make you unlovable – it makes you human.” Seth J. Gillihan
  3. “Depression isn’t a disease; depression is a normal response to abnormal life experiences.” Johann Hari
  4. “With depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone.” Dwayne Johnson
  5. “The opposite of play is not work – the opposite of play is depression.” Stuart Brown

Depression Quotes

  1. “Depression is a medical condition. We need to create a world where people are as comfortable seeking care for their minds as they are for their bodies.” – Adam Grant
  2. “Admitting you needs help with depression or any challenge is strength.”  Lance Allred
  3. “The scientific evidence is clear that exercise significantly reduces depression and anxiety.”  Johann Hari
  4. “Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is.” Atticus
  5. “Depressed means you need deep rest from the character you’ve been playing in the world.” Jim Carrey
  6. “Make peace with your past so it won’t destroy your present.” Paulo Coelho

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  1. “Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes.” Sigmund Freud
  2. “Much misery comes from our current self not wanting to betray our past self.” – Luca Dellanna
  3. “There are real brain changes that can happen when you become depressed that can make it harder to get out.” Johann Hari
  4. “If you are depressed, you live in the past. If you are anxious, you live in the future. But if you are at peace, you live in the present.” Lao Tzu

Quotes about Depression

  1. “I was so scared to give up depression, fearing that somehow the worst part of me was actually all of me. ” –Elizabeth Wurtzel
  2. “I think if there’s a great depression there might be some hope.” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  3. “Mental health can be just as important as physical health – and major depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental illnesses.” – Michael Greger
  4. “Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. And, our depression is our lives” – Chuck Palahniuk
  5. “It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.” Harry S Truman
  6. “People who have never dealt with depression think it’s just being sad or being in a bad mood. That’s not what depression is for me; it’s falling into a state of grayness and numbness.” Dan Reynolds
  7. “I often say that the opposite of depression is not happiness but vitality.” Andrew Solomon
  8. “Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.” Joyce Meyer
  9. “I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” – Henry Rollins
  10. “Almost everyone is overconfident except the people who are depressed, and they tend to be realists.” – Joseph T. Hallinan

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