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Depression Quotes are for those who need someone to understand them without feeling judged. These quotes reflect emotions and that is why they are very capable of motivating you especially when you are feeling down.

Depression is very different from being sad. A person may become sad because of momentarily bad incidents. However, a depressed person considers himself isolated from the whole world. He or she thinks they are good for nothing. This way, they gradually lose themselves in their own webs of overthinking which can lead to short-term sadness or even depression. This all maybe because they are misunderstood and disheartened so deeply

Motivation can stem from the smallest things, such as Depression Quotes. Unfortunately, today’s era is full of people who always say things they don’t truly mean. They pretend to be well-wishers but their words and actions don’t add up at all. This is where a depressed person goes wrong. He or she must not bother about such people. They should look up to those people who help bring them up, not put them down.

I understand you have not chosen this disheartening state. But still, I believe you need to try your best to change your mindset. Consider it rather, you just need some rest and time to overcome your past failures.

Today, I want to share 39 Depression Quotes to capture your emotions and help to cheer you up. These quotes understand what you feel deep inside but at the same time, they are here to motivate you to conquer your present and future.

I hope these will not only help you but also provide you with the strength to help others.

39 Depression Quotes & Sayings To Capture Your Emotions

  1. “When people don’t know exactly what depression is, they can be judgmental.” –Marion Cotillard
  2. “It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you.” –Buddha
  3. “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
  4. “If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.” –Dalai Lama
  5. “I don’t know if I was depressed when I avoided facing people and just wanted to be with myself the whole day. However, I do know that was the only phase of my life after which I gained immense courage to face people more confidently than ever before.” –Rahul Bansal
  6. “One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” –Aristotle
  7. “We know you’re tired, tired and scared. Happens to everyone, okay? Just don’t let your feet stop.” –Haruki Murakami
  8. “I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.” –Ned Vizzini
  9. “You don’t have to live a lie. Living a lie will mess you up. It will send you into depression. It will warp your values.” –Gilbert Baker
  10. “When you get little busy in developing your inner-self, People consider you in dark. But you know a new light is going to be shone out through that darkness.” –Rahul Bansal
  11. “Depression isn’t a war you win. It’s a battle you fight every day. You never stop, never get to rest. It’s one bloody fray after another.” –Shaun David Hutchinson
  12. “You say you’re ‘depressed’ — all I see is resilience. 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
  13. “No storm, not even the one in your life, can last forever. The storm is just passing over.” –Iyanla Vanzant
  14. “I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?” –Ned Vizzini
  15. “I have depression. But I prefer to say “I battle” depression instead of “I suffer” with it. Because depression hits, but I hit back. Battle on.” -Unknown
  16. “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.” –Lao Tzu
  17. “The pupil dilates in darkness and in the end finds light, just as the soul dilates in misfortune and in the end finds God.” –Victor Hugo
  18. “People think depression is sadness, crying or dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again.” –Mitch Clark
  19. “Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.” –Steve Maraboli
  20. “When you suffer from depression “I’m tired” means a permanent state of exhaustion that sleep doesn’t fix.” -Unknown
  21. “Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.” –Dodie Smith
  22. “And something inside me just….. broke…. That’s the only way I could describe it.” –Ranata Suzuki
  23. “Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace.” –Dalai Lama
  24. “I wanted to write down exactly what I felt but somehow, the paper stayed empty and I could not have described it any better” -Unknown
  25. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” –Laurell K. Hamilton
  26. “That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.” –Elizabeth Wurtzel
  27. “Sometimes I just think depression’s one way of coping with the world. Like, some people get drunk, some people do drugs, some people get depressed. Because there’s so much stuff out there that you have to do something to deal with it.” –Ned Vizzini
  28. “The broken will always be able to love harder than most because once you’ve been in the dark, you learn to appreciate everything that shines.” -Unknown
  29. “Today my Forest is dark, all the trees are sad and the butterflies have broken wings.” -Unknown
  30. “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.” –Susan Polis Schutz
  31. “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
  32. “I waste at least an hour every day lying in bed. Then I waste time pacing. I waste time thinking. I waste time being quiet and not saying anything because I’m afraid I’ll stutter.” –Ned Vizzini
  33. “Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.” –Pythagoras
  34. “I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” –Henry Rollins
  35. “Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.” –Swami Sivananda
  36. “I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colours and shades I knew existed.” –Katie McGarry
  37. “You’re like a grey sky. You’re beautiful, even though you don’t want to be.” –Jasmine Warga
  38. “All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously.” –Tom Robbins
  39. “I’m not grateful for depression, but it honestly made me work harder and gave me the drive that I have to succeed and to make it work.” –Lili Reinhart

Rahul Bansal

Rahul is a freelance author, chemist, a teacher and has a lot of passion for spirituality, humanity & self-development. Being in the writing industry for many years, Rahul has a plethora of knowledge which he loves to share and discuss with his readers. He loves to write about self-improvement and share quotes he finds inspiring.

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