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50 Best Depression Quotes

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1. “You’re like a grey sky. You’re beautiful, even though you don’t want to be.” – Jasmine Warga

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

3. “It’s like being in a glass elevator in the middle of a crowded mall; you see everything  and would love to join in, but the door won’t open so you can’t.” – Lisa Moore Sherman

4. “Depression, suffering and anger are all part of being human.” – Janet Fitch

5. “Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.” – Philip K. Dick

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

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7. “Even for me life had its gleams of sunshine.” – Charlotte Bronte

8. “A melancholy-looking man, he had the appearance of one who has searched for the leak in life’s gas-pipe with a lighted candle.” – P.G. Wodehouse

9. “All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously.” – Tom Robbins

10. ”Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.” – Joyce Meyer

11. “I feel like a defective model, like I came off the assembly line flat-out fucked and my parents should have taken me back for repairs before the warranty ran out.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel

12. “If you are chronically down, it is a lifelong fight to keep from sinking ” – Elizabeth Wurtzel

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13. “You must hold your quiet center, where you do what only you can do.” – Ha Jin

14. ”I want to nurture it, grow it, cultivate it. It’s mine. I want to check out with it, drift asleep wrapped in its arms and not wake up for a long, long time.” – Stephanie Perkins

15. “If I can’t feel, if I can’t move, if I can’t think, and I can’t care, then what conceivable point is there in living?” – Kay Redfield Jamison

16. “I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head, too?” – Laurie Halse Anderson

17. “It’s brilliant, being depressed; you can behave as badly as you like.” – Nick Hornby

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

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19. “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

20. “I’m not grateful for depression, but it honestly made me work harder and gave me the drive that I have to succeed and to make it work.” – Lili Reinhart

21. “Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.” – Shannon L. Alder

22. “The sun stopped shining for me is 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

23. “Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.” – Jasmine Warga

24. “I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.” – Andrew Solomon

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25. “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” – Jodi Picoult

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26. “I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?” – Ned Vizzini

27. “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

28. “If they tell you that she died of sleeping pills you must know that she died of a wasting grief, of a slow bleeding at the soul.” – Clifford Odets

29. “In the meantime, I could withdraw to my room, could hide and sleep as if I were dead” – Elizabeth Wurtzel

30. “I don’t want to do anything. I don’t even want to start this day because then I’ll just be expected to finish it.” – Rainbow Rowell

31. “So you try to think of someone else you’re mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.” – Ellen Hopkins

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32. “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

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

34. “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

35. “Perhaps the saddest irony of depression is that suicide happens when the patient gets a little better and can again function sufficiently.” – Dick Cavett

36. “Mental illness is so much more complicated than any pill that any mortal could invent.” – Elizabeth Wintzel

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37. “Dance until your bones clatter. What a prize / you are. What a lucky sack of stars.” – Gabrielle Calvocoressi

38. “One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” – Aristotle

39. “I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colours and shades I knew existed.” – Katie McGarry

40. “Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.” – Swami Sivananda

41. “You don’t have to live a lie. Living a lie will mess you up. It will send you into depression. It will warp your values.” – Gilbert Baker

42. “The pupil dilates in darkness and in the end finds light, just as the soul dilates in misfortune and in the end finds God.” – Victor Hugo

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43. “Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems.” – Epictetus

44. “I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top.” – John Keats

45. “If you desire healing, let yourself fall ill, let yourself fall ill.” – Jalaluddin Rumi

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

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

48. “But in the end, I’d be able to get up and on with it, could always do what little must be done to scratch by.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel

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49. “Life is 10 percent what you experience and 90 percent how you respond to it.” – Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

50. “I don’t want any more of this try, try again stuff. I just want out. I’ve had it. I am so tired. I am twenty and I am already exhausted.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel

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