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.
I don’t like standing near the edge of a platform when an express train is passing through. I like to stand right back and if possible get a pillar between me and the train. I don’t like to stand by the side of a ship and look down into the water. A second’s action would end everything. A few drops of desperation.
At the end of each therapy session, I waited for an evaluation, a clinical judgment, some kind of pronouncement on my condition. I hoped I suffered from something serious, a clear syndrome, maybe requiring heavy medication and hospitalization. I pictured myself wearing a robe and paper slippers and looking out of a window with bars on it. I wanted to be relieved of the responsibility of taking any action to help myself.
I realized how for all of us who came of age in the late sixties and early seventies the war was a defining experience. You went o r you didn’t, but the fact of it and the decisions it forced us to make marked us for the rest of our lives, just as the depression and World War II had marked my parents.