Depression Quotes

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If you desire healing, let yourself fall ill.

Jalaluddin Rumi

If you are depressed you are living in the past.  If you are anxious you are living in the future.  If you are at peace you are living in the present.

I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top.

John Keats

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

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

Everyone can master a grief but he that has it.

William Shakespeare

The miserable have no other medicine, but only hope.

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.


We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.

The sadness will last forever.

Vincent Van Gogh

There are times when one would like to hang the whole human race and finish the farce.

Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.

Helen Keller

I hated school. Even to this day, when I see a school bus it's just depressing to me. The poor little kids.

When it looked like the sun wasn't going to shine any more, there's a rainbow in the clouds.

Maya Angelou

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job, it's a depression when you lose yours.

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.


When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow, that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Kahlil Gibran

Life is suffering.


We should feel sorrow but not sink under its oppression.


Tired with all these, for restful death I cry.

The deeper sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.

Kahlil Gibran

Despair is the result of each earnest attempt to go through life with virtue, justice and understanding, and to fulfill their requirements. Children live on one side of despair, the awakened on the other side.

Herman Hesse

I have wasted my hours.

Leonardo da Vinci

To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing.

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.

Poverty entails fear and stress, and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts, that is something on which to pride yourself, but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.

J. K. Rowling

Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair.

Depression is when you have lots of love but no one's taking.

The chief problem about death incidentally is the fear that there may be no afterlife -- a depressing thought particularly for those who have bothered to shave. Also there is the fear that there is an afterlife but no one will know where it's being held

I hate myself and I want to die

When I graduated from high school it was during the Depression and we had no money.

Ray Bradbury

If we can boondoggle ourselves out of this depression that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of the American people for years to come.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I was very depressed when I was 19... I would go back to my apartment every day and I would just sit there. It was quiet and it was lonely. It was still. It was just my piano and myself. I had a television and I would leave it on all the time just to feel like somebody was hanging out with me.

Lady Gaga

There is too much fathering going on just now and there is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.

I had a great many sex and love cases where people were absolutely devastated when somebody with whom they were compulsively in love didn't love them back. They were killing themselves with anxiety and depression.

Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.

What may seem depressing or even tragic to one person may seem like an absolute scream to another person especially if he has had between four and seven beers.

To the scientist there is the joy in pursuing truth which nearly counteracts the depressing revelations of truth.

Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.

Jim Carrey

Our Generation has had no Great war no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.

The Great Depression like most other periods of severe unemployment was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.

It was a lack of system that made the '30s Depression as inevitable as all others previously suffered.

I don't feel depressed. I feel elated.

The polls are just being used as another tool of voter suppression. The polls are an attempt to not reflect public opinion but to shape it. Yours. They want to depress the heck out of you.

He was so depressed he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian.

I can't not write if I don't then I get really depressed.

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!

Thomas A. Edison

I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.

I say there're no depressed words just depressed minds.

Greed affects the mind, disappointment makes man depressed.

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

Death has a tendency to encourage a depressing view of war.

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore you can deconstruct it.

No one can possibly have lived through the Great Depression without being scarred by it. No amount of experience since the depression can convince someone who has lived through it that the world is safe economically.

If a leader doesn't convey passion and intensity then there will be no passion and intensity within the organization and they'll start to fall down and get depressed.

Depression is rage spread thin.

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.

William Shakespeare

I do talk less now because the sound of my voice saying over and over the things I said years ago embarrasses and depresses me. Why do I say the same things over and over?

I find as an artist if I'm not expressed relatively consistently I get really depressed.

I'm really clear about what my life mission is now. There's no more depression or lethargy and I feel like I've returned to the athlete I once was. I'm integrating all the parts of me - jock musician writer poet philosopher - and becoming stronger as a result.

The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get I'll never be as good as a wall.