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“In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.”-Albert Camus. Here are 33 Uplifting Depression Quotes.

Depression Quotes

1. “Give yourself another day, another chance. You will find your courage eventually. Don’t give up on yourself just yet.”- Unknown

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

3. “Sometimes, life will kick you around, but sooner or later, you realize you’re not just a survivor. You’re a warrior, and you’re stronger than anything life throws your way.”- Brooke Davis

4. “Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.”-John Green

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

6. “That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end.”-Elizabeth Wurtzel

7. “Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside – remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.”-Charles Bukowski

8. “Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.”- C.S. Lewis

Depression Quotes

9. “On particularly rough days when I’m sure I can’t possibly endure, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100%, and that’s pretty good.”-Unknown

10. “There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, 'There now, hang on, you'll get over it.' Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.”- Barbara Kingsolver,

11. “I have endured pain and loss. I have felt broken. I have known hardship, and I have felt lost and alone. But here I stand, trying to move forward, one day at a time. I will remember the lessons in my life because they are making me who I am. Stronger. A warrior.”-Unknown

12. “When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you're really alone.”- Fiona Apple

13. “And if today all you did was hold yourself together, I’m proud of you.”-Unknown

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

15. “There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.”-John Green

16. “Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don't believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it's good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.”― Andrew Solomon

Depression Quotes

17. “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

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

19. “I've had a tremendous problem with depression in my life. I'd rather not talk about it, because it's over. But depression is real. ”-Henri Nouwen

20. “Our lyrics deal with real issues that face all humans: choices in life, depression, self-esteem. And the fans know that we are there for them, and they are there for us. ”-RM

21. “I believe that everyone experiences depression to some degree at some time in their lives. And there are probably millions of people who live with a low level of sadness and heaviness day in and day out.”- Joyce Meyer

22. “The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape. ”-Leonard Cohen

23. “I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.”-Andrew Solomon

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

Depression Quotes

25. “Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.”- Dorothy Rowe

26. “It's often difficult for those who are lucky enough to have never experienced what true depression is to imagine a life of complete hopelessness, emptiness and fear.”-Susan Polis Schutz

27. “We can alleviate physical pain, but mental pain - grief, despair, depression, dementia—is less accessible to treatment. It's connected to who we are—our personality, our character, our soul, if you like.”-Richard Eyre

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

29. “Depression, suffering and anger are all part of being human.”-Janet Fitch

30. “That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key.”-Elizabeth Wurtzel

31. “It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch. I was overwhelmed by something I did not understand—my own brain.”-Matt Haig

32. “A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you're in a room full of a million people.”-Lilly Singh

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

*If you are having any suicidal thoughts please call the suicide hotline. 


Best Depression Quotes

1.
"Depression is the inability to construct a future." —Rollo May
2.
"If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days." —Kris Carr
3.
"A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you're in a room full of a million people." —Lilly Singh

Ian Warner

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I went from a broken leg to a 2012 Olympian. I have spent the last 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete and entrepreneur. I founded Habit Stacker and dedicated my life to helping people to develop winning habits. I have helped over 5,000 people...

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