40 Inspirational Depression Quotes About Life

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Following are the best collection of inspirational Depression quotes and sayings about life.

Depression Quotes


“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” — Margaret Thatcher

“I’m not faking being sick. I’m actually faking being well.” — Unknown

“Depression is the inability to construct a future.” — Rollo May

“Depression isn’t always sadness, it can also be emptiness, anger, tiredness or loneliness, sometimes a cry for help isn’t so visible.” — Unknown

“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

Depression Quotes

“Sometimes, you gotta pretend everything is okay.” — Unknown

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

“If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.” ― Stephen Fry

“You’re scared to tell people how much it hurts, so you keep it all to yourself.” — Unknown

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

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“The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery, even when they have to take a detour” — James Jeans

“The only thing standing between me and total happiness is reality.” — Unknown

“Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.” ― J.K. Rowling

“What people never understand is that depression isn’t about the outside; it’s about the inside” — Jasmine Warga

“The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.” — Unknown

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

“At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness.” — Dorothy Hamill

“Depression is like a war—you either win or die trying.” — Unknown

“Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is.” — Atticus Poetry

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

“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

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

“In each of us there is a spark that can reverse the trends of violence and depression spiraling within us and in the world around us. By setting in motion the spiral of gratefulness we begin the journey toward peace and joy.” — Br. David Steindl-Rast

“Behind my smile is a hurting heart, behind my laugh I’m falling apart. Look closely at me and you will see, the girl I am, it isn’t me.” — Unknown

“Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.” — Rumi

“You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy but you aren’t.” — Unknown

“Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.” — Matt Lucas

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“I am living in a nightmare, from which from time to time I wake in sleep.” — Ursula K. Le Guin

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

“Depression is living in a body that fights to survive, with a mind that tries to die.” — Unknown

“As your mind changes, your brain changes; and as your brain changes, your mind changes.” — Rick hanson

“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

“I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.” — Unknown

“True happiness is when the love that is within us finds expression in external activities” — Mata Amritanandamayi

“When you’ve suffered a great deal in life, each additional pain is both unbearable and trifling.” — Yann Martel

“Nothing is more depressing than despite the fact of having it all but still feeling empty.” — Unknown

“Some people are just not meant to be in this world. It’s just too much for them.” — Phoebe Stone

“You look happy, but you don’t feel happy. That’s what depression does to you.” — Unknown

“A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of disempowerment and the shackles of misery.” — Steve Maraboli

“The worst kind of sad is not being able to explain why.” — Unknown


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