Depression Quotes and Sayings About Depression

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There was a time when you laughed your heart out and was a source of envy for others. Your smile was magnetic and it was enough to create hope in a person’s life. People counted on you in there bad days. But things changed suddenly and you got yourself caught in one of the dangerous states of mind being depression!!!!

The people who experience sadness may feel that they can easily understand what depression is. But this is not the case rather depression is a serious mental disorder. Unfortunately, society does not view depression as an illness but considers it something that can be easily snapped off. But it is actually a nightmare for some people as they have to pass through it every day. Here I present a list of quotes to describe what it is for people who are living in depression. Some will make you think hard but most of them will pep you up so that you can be hopeful for a better tomorrow.

Best Quotes about Being Depressed

Depression tends to nurture a feeling that you are all alone in the world and no one has gone through the state in which you are right now. But that is not true!! There are many people like you who are in the same state of mind as you. The need is to connect with them and they are sure to support you if you gather the courage to express your feelings. In these quotes, I have made an attempt to express your current state of mind.

Who wants to wake up when you feel a lot better while in sleep? That is the feeling in depression. It is just like a reverse nightmare where you wake up from a good dream just to end up in a nightmare.

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Depression has made me so demanding and difficult that I just wish my loved ones to be with me even though I am no fun, in a dreamy state and crying most of the time.

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I am a girl lost in her thoughts and going far away from reality. One day I may leave this world but before that I expect a smiling face and a big hug to cherish my soul.

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You cannot uplift a depressed person by saying: Cum on, let’s hang out, you will be fine soon!!! it is much much more than that.

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Sadness is more like a headache- you keep patience and it will go away. But depression is like cancer. You keep patience and it will take you away.

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Quotes Related to Depression and Anxiety

Being in a state of depression also makes you anxious. Let’s dwell more into the quotes to make others understand your emotional state.

Depression is that state of mind which cannot be expressed to a person who has not been there. It’s not like being sad where you feel miserable and cry. It is a lot more than that: an absence of feeling – a hollow feeling.

The real issue with depression is that you don’t feel it dying rather a constant fear that you will have to live with it forever and ever.

You just cannot pretend to be not depressed as it will make you more exhausted.

People have many devices to judge the intensity of physical pain but alas there is no device for mental pain.


Deep Meaningful Quotes about Being Depressed

The thing with depression is that it is so insidious that you never see an end. Rather it creates a feeling that you are locked in a room without a key.

No one actually cares for a depressed soul until something bad happens.

Depression is a constant struggle to be alone or lonely. But the reality is I want to be alone but not lonely.

A depressed soul can flee from the world but he cannot flee from his own thoughts.

Depression not just affects your body rather it takes away your soul..!!

It is easy to say I am fine to a person but impossible to your ailing heart..


Short Inspirational Quotes about Fighting Depression

You might have heard about some success stories about how a person came out of depression. You may just!! All of them followed a simple saying: Nothing can finish your life until you give up. It’s time to fight depression by reading some encouraging quotes which can make you feel that overcoming depression is not that tough.

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. – Helen Keller

The best antidote for depression is to work and be active.

Two best medicines for a depressed person: a listening ear and an understanding person.

I have gone through this and I am still in front of you are the best words for a depressed soul than saying I understand and I am here for you.

In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.– Albert Camus


Motivational Quotes about Overcoming Hard Depression

I very well agree that overcoming depression is not an easy task. But if you want to live a better life then you have to make efforts. Here is a list of some motivating quotes that is sure to help you.

  1. The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life by changing his attitude of mind- William James
  2. Be a brave soul who wakes up every morning to fight the demons with a positive hope to get over them than getting into them.
  3. There is a well-known phrase: This too shall pass. Same applies to depression it will pass one day but if you quit, it will last forever.
  4. “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
  5. Believe it or not: a listening ear will do more benefit to a depressed person than bits of advice.
  6. Depression makes you talk to yourself in the manner you will never dare to talk with others. Cmon be kind to yourself!!

Funny Anti Depression Encouraging Quotes

They say laugh about your problems and it will vanish soon. Why don’t we try this with depression? If nothing else then these funny quotes are sure to make you smile and give you strength to continue your battle.

Depression and intelligence go hand in hand: Yes, it seems to be true. Look at Einstein and his therapist.

For Halloween, I will be an emotionally stable guy and no one will know it’s me.

Depression is actually having conspiracy theories about you.

Don’t you think a negative thought in depression is just like buy one and get seven free?


Motivational Quotes for Beating Teenage Depression

Are you aware of the fact that teenage depression is the worst of its kind and is also underdiagnosed and undertreated? A depressed teenager is absolutely clueless as to what can make him or her feel better. So, if your friend is showing symptoms of depression then use these inspiring quotes and make sure he feels ok.

The mind that constantly wanders through the past is always a terrible mess. ― Marwane Caber, THE PAST

There may be some extremely bad days but don’t let them scare you. You will surely bounce back again with a roar.

Be confident and appreciate yourself and depression will loosen its hold against you.

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew. –Saint Francis de Sales

If you want to change how you feel then first to change what you think. The feeling will change automatically.

Have patience that if you have come out of a small trouble then you can come out of a big one too.

Depression may make you feel bad about yourself. But don’t allow it to control your feelings. Rather get dressed, show up and never ever give up.

Final words

I hope you enjoyed reading these thought-provoking, funny as well as inspirational quotes on depression. If you have a favorite quote in mind that has helped you to sail in bad times then please mention it in the comment section below. Help the readers especially the depressed ones to have a ray of hope in their lives