Depression Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Depression quotes and Depression sayings, and Depression proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"When I was born, the economy wasn’t in a great state; it was the Depression, and my father had to be quick to try and find work."

"I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat."

"The world of manic depression is a world of bad judgment calls. "

"Depression is not interesting to watch."

"Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth."

"It took capitalism half a century to come back from the Great Depression."

"To some degree depression is a function of unconscious anger. Pay attention to your angry feelings. Don’t feel guilty about them."

"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."

"Sharing our depressions felt like having survived a war. The experience bonds you to the other person for life."

"Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one’s taking."

"Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling."

"Every time you feel depressed about something, try to identify a corresponding negative thought you had just prior to and during the depression. Because these thoughts have actually created your bad mood, by learning to restructure them, you can change your mood."

"During depression the world disappears … because the inner voice is so urgent in its own discourse: How shall I live? How shall I manage the future? Why should I go on?"

"My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known — no wonder, then, that I return the love."

"Depression has been labelled the common cold of psychopathology. This comparison is unfortunate, for it conveys the impression of a frequent but mild complaint. In reality … depression is not only the most frequent mental health problem, but is among the most serious."

"Depression is a choice."

"Something crucial about depression … The smarter you were, the worse it was. The sharper your brain, the more it cut you up."

"Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me."

"Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy."

"Living with depression is like trying to keep your balance while you dance with a goat – it is perfectly sane to prefer a partner with a better sense of balance."

"Depression is the inability to construct a future."

"Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement."

"Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it’s not."

"Depression is boring, I think and I would do better to make some soup and light up the cave."

"Depression is useful. It signals that you need to make changes in your life, it challenges your tendency to withdraw, it reminds you to take action."

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

"Depression is only reached the instant your mind rejects the most basic of instincts – the need to survive at all costs."

"Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer."

"Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind."

"All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously."

© 2018 Quotm - Life Changing Quotes.