Please find below a curated list of 569 of The Best Depression Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Depression Quotes that resonate.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.
There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.
I suppose our capacity for self-delusion is boundless.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.
Depressed, anxious, sad, frightened? Yes. But I’ve never been bored.
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
When we don’t nourish ourselves with fresh, healthy food, restful sleep, regular exercise, a daily spiritual practice such as meditation or journaling, and other mind-body healing habits, we will inevitably feel tired, out of balance, irritable, and sometimes even depressed.
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
There’s no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there’s no excuse for boredom, ever.
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
Just remember that the darkest night did not turn out all the stars.
In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Sadness is more or less like a head cold – with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
While each of us … has depressed hours, none of us needs to be a depressed person.
Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.
Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.
It’s good to know that if I behave strangely enough, society will take full responsibility for me.
Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.
I cling to nowhere until I fall – the crash of Nothing.
When a depressed person shrinks away from your touch it does not mean he is rejecting you. Rather he is protecting you from the foul, destructive evil which he believes is the essence of his being and which he believes can injure you.
One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world — making the most of one’s best.
What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.