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Depression is a serious, widespread illness that afflicts many. It is not to be taken lightly. Here we present a collection of depression quotes for you to ponder and we hope these are helpful... if nothing else hopefully it helps to understand you are not alone. You are definitely not alone, you are strong, and help is out there. Please please do not hesitate to seek help.

If you or someone you care about is suffering from depression, you absolutely should please seek help immediately!

Some depression resources where you can get help:

Recovery Village List of Depression Hotlines

Depression & BiPolar Support Alliance List of Hotlines and Help Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

quote by Dan Reynolds: People who have never dealt with depression think it's just being sad or being in a bad mood. That's not what depression is for me; it's falling into a state of grayness and numbness. with background image: photo of author Dan Reynolds with quote

People who have never dealt with depression think it's just being sad or being in a bad mood. That's not what depression is for me; it's falling into a state of grayness and numbness.

--Dan Reynolds
quote by Elizabeth Wurtzel: That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful. with background image: photo of author Elizabeth Wurtzel with quote

That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.

--Elizabeth Wurtzel

quote by Dwayne Johnson: With depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you're not alone. with background image: photo of author Dwayne Johnson with quote

With depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you're not alone.

--Dwayne Johnson
quote by Stephen Fry: 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. with background image: photo of author Stephen Fry with quote

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

Longer Version:

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. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they're going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It's hard to be a friend to someone who's depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.


quote by Terry Bradshaw: Depression is a physical illness. with background image: Russian Blue cat sleeping on whit textile
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Depression is a physical illness.

--Terry Bradshaw
quote by Gail Honeyman: I have been waiting for death all my life. I do not mean that I actively wish to die, just that I do not really want to be alive. with background image: yellow sunflower in close up photography
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I have been waiting for death all my life. I do not mean that I actively wish to die, just that I do not really want to be alive.

--Gail Honeyman
quote by Jasmine Warga: I wonder if that's how darkness wins, by convincing us to trap it inside ourselves, instead of emptying it out.
I don't want it to win. with background image: sunset
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I wonder if that's how darkness wins, by convincing us to trap it inside ourselves, instead of emptying it out.
I don't want it to win.

--Jasmine Warga
quote by Patricia Briggs: She wondered that hope was so much harder then despair. with background image: shorebird on pier
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She wondered that hope was so much harder then despair.

--Patricia Briggs
quote by Jasmine Warga: Sometimes I wonder if my heart is like a black hole--it's so dense that there's no room for light, but that doesn't mean it can't still suck me in. with background image: white wooden door
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Sometimes I wonder if my heart is like a black hole--it's so dense that there's no room for light, but that doesn't mean it can't still suck me in.

--Jasmine Warga

quote by Nikita Gill: The monsters were never
under my bed.
Because the monsters
were inside my head.


I fear no monsters,
for no monsters I see.
Because all this time
the monster has been me. with background image: photo of author Nikita Gill with quote

The monsters were never
under my bed.
Because the monsters
were inside my head.

I fear no monsters,
for no monsters I see.
Because all this time
the monster has been me.

--Nikita Gill
quote by Louis-Ferdinand Céline: The sadness of the world has different ways of getting to people, but it seems to succeed almost every time. with background image: iris flower blue wallpaper
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The sadness of the world has different ways of getting to people, but it seems to succeed almost every time.

--Louis-Ferdinand Céline
quote by Brené Brown: If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief. with background image: photo of author Brené Brown with quote

If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.

--Brené Brown
quote by Jasmine Warga: Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there's nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression. with background image: white flowers
Background Photo: Veri Ivanova

Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there's nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression.

--Jasmine Warga
quote by Katie McGarry: I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colours and shades I knew existed. with background image: pink and white tulips on white surface
Background Photo: Larisa Birta

I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colours and shades I knew existed.

--Katie McGarry
quote by Jasmine Warga: I will be stronger than my sadness. with background image: three people paddling in canoe
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I will be stronger than my sadness.

--Jasmine Warga
quote by Susan Sontag: Depression is melancholy minus its charms. with background image: photo of author Susan Sontag with quote

Depression is melancholy minus its charms.

--Susan Sontag

Longer Version:

Depression is melancholy minus its charms, the animation, the fits.


quote by Shaun David Hutchinson: 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. with background image: bunch of tulips flower on wooden surface
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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
quote by Jasmine Warga: You're like a grey sky. You're beautiful, even though you don't want to be. with background image: pink flower
Background Photo: Xuan Nguyen

You're like a grey sky. You're beautiful, even though you don't want to be.

--Jasmine Warga
quote by Elizabeth Wurtzel: Mental illness is so much more complicated than any pill that any mortal could invent. with background image: yellow flowers
Background Photo: Evie S.

Mental illness is so much more complicated than any pill that any mortal could invent.

--Elizabeth Wurtzel
quote by Jasmine Warga: Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others. with background image: blue and white abstract painting
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Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.

--Jasmine Warga
quote by Kay Redfield Jamison: If I can't feel, if I can't move, if I can't think, and I can't care, then what conceivable point is there in living? with background image: photo of author Kay Redfield Jamison with quote

If I can't feel, if I can't move, if I can't think, and I can't care, then what conceivable point is there in living?

--Kay Redfield Jamison
quote by Ned Vizzini: I'm fine. Well, I'm not fine - I'm here.
Is there something wrong with that?
Absolutely. with background image: brown rugby ball
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I'm fine. Well, I'm not fine - I'm here.
Is there something wrong with that?
Absolutely.

--Ned Vizzini
quote by Soren Kierkegaard: In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant… My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known — no wonder, then, that I return the love. with background image: photo of author Soren Kierkegaard with quote

In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant… My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known — no wonder, then, that I return the love.

--Soren Kierkegaard
quote by Amit Ray: If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. with background image: white rose enclosed photograph
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If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.

--Amit Ray
quote by David Mitchell: 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. with background image: photo of author David Mitchell with quote

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
quote by Nina LaCour: The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can't get away from it. Not ever. with background image: aerial view of river in between green trees during daytime
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The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can't get away from it. Not ever.

--Nina LaCour
quote by William Styron: It is hopelessness even more than pain that crushes the soul. with background image: photo of author William Styron with quote

It is hopelessness even more than pain that crushes the soul.

--William Styron
quote by Elizabeth Wurtzel: In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression. with background image: white and purple flower in macro shot
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In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression.

--Elizabeth Wurtzel

quote by Mary J. Blige: We are all spirits. We get depressed. But music makes you want to live. I know my music has saved my life. with background image: shallow focus photography of bee on flower
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We are all spirits. We get depressed. But music makes you want to live. I know my music has saved my life.

--Mary J. Blige
quote by Euripides: Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.

--Euripides

Longer Version:

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm; great good fortune comes to failure in the end. All is change; all yields its place and goes; to persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs.


quote by Cesare Pavese: The only way to escape the abyss is to look at it, gauge it, sound it out and descend into it. with background image: blue rose in close up photography
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The only way to escape the abyss is to look at it, gauge it, sound it out and descend into it.

--Cesare Pavese
quote by Aristotle: To perceive is to suffer. with background image: photo of author Aristotle with quote

To perceive is to suffer.

--Aristotle
quote by Leonard Cohen: There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. with background image: photo of author Leonard Cohen with quote

There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.

--Leonard Cohen
quote by Stephen Fry: It's hard to be a friend to someone who's depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do. with background image: photo of author Stephen Fry with quote

It's hard to be a friend to someone who's depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.

--Stephen Fry
quote by Art Buchwald: Sharing our depressions felt like having survived a war. The experience bonds you to the other person for life. with background image: photo of author Art Buchwald with quote

Sharing our depressions felt like having survived a war. The experience bonds you to the other person for life.

--Art Buchwald
quote by Siobhan Fahey: If you suffer from depression, anything that makes you feel has to the most important thing in your life, because it's the only thing that can save you. with background image: snow covered mountain during daytime
Background Photo: Jason Abdilla

If you suffer from depression, anything that makes you feel has to the most important thing in your life, because it's the only thing that can save you.

--Siobhan Fahey
quote by Pink: In my experience the best way to beat depression is to get involved in something inspiring. with background image: white and black soccer ball on grass field
Background Photo: Wesley Tingey

In my experience the best way to beat depression is to get involved in something inspiring.

--Pink
quote by Jean Cocteau: What uniform can I wear to hide my heavy heart? It is too heavy. It will always show. with background image: sunflower field during daytime
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What uniform can I wear to hide my heavy heart? It is too heavy. It will always show.

--Jean Cocteau

Longer Version:

What uniform can I wear to hide my heavy heart? It is too heavy. It will always show. Jacques felt himself growing gloomy again. He was well aware that to live on earth a man must follow its fashions, and hearts were no longer worn.


quote by Andrew Solomon: Grief is depression in proportion to circumstance; depression is grief out of proportion to circumstance. with background image: calm body of water near alp mountains during nighttime
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Grief is depression in proportion to circumstance; depression is grief out of proportion to circumstance.

--Andrew Solomon
quote by William Styron: Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain. with background image: photo of author William Styron with quote

Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain.

--William Styron
quote by Louis Mann: Just remember that the darkest night did not turn out all the stars. with background image: mountains under starry sky during nighttime
Background Photo: Yusuf Evli

Just remember that the darkest night did not turn out all the stars.

--Louis Mann
quote by Andrew Solomon: Depression is the flaw in love. To be creatures who love, we must be creatures who can despair at what we lose, and depression is the mechanism of that despair. with background image: photo of author Andrew Solomon with quote

Depression is the flaw in love. To be creatures who love, we must be creatures who can despair at what we lose, and depression is the mechanism of that despair.

--Andrew Solomon
quote by Ann-Marie MacDonald: Depression is anger slowed down; panic is grief speeded up. with background image: purple flower field during daytime
Background Photo: Lucas Gao

Depression is anger slowed down; panic is grief speeded up.

--Ann-Marie MacDonald
quote by Francis of Assisi: Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. with background image: blue sky with white clouds
Background Photo: Lucas Ludwig

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

--Francis of Assisi
quote by Miriam Toews: There are no windows within the dark house of depression through which to see others, only mirrors. with background image: blue sky with white clouds
Background Photo: Lucas Ludwig

There are no windows within the dark house of depression through which to see others, only mirrors.

--Miriam Toews
quote by Dolly Parton: The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. with background image: red tulip flowers under calm blue sky
Background Photo: Esther Gorlee

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

--Dolly Parton
quote by Robert Genn: Passion is the force that springs an artist from the needling cushion of depression. with background image: photo of author Robert Genn with quote

Passion is the force that springs an artist from the needling cushion of depression.

--Robert Genn
quote by Barbara Kingsolver: Sadness is more or less like a head cold - with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer. with background image: castle surrounded fog
Background Photo: Martin Sattler

Sadness is more or less like a head cold - with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.

--Barbara Kingsolver
quote by Clarissa Pinkola Estes: It is in the middle of misery that so much becomes clear. The one who says, 'Nothing good came of this' is not yet listening. with background image: photo of author Clarissa Pinkola Estes with quote

It is in the middle of misery that so much becomes clear. The one who says, 'Nothing good came of this' is not yet listening.

--Clarissa Pinkola Estes
quote by Andrew Solomon: Living with depression is like trying to keep your balance while you dance with a goat -- it is perfectly sane to prefer a partner with a better sense of balance. with background image: photo of author Andrew Solomon with quote

Living with depression is like trying to keep your balance while you dance with a goat -- it is perfectly sane to prefer a partner with a better sense of balance.

--Andrew Solomon
quote by James Hillman: Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable. with background image: closed white painted door with exit signage
Background Photo: Michael Jasmund

Instead of seeing depression as a dysfunction, it is a functioning phenomenon. It stops you cold, sets you down, makes you damn miserable.

--James Hillman
quote by Judith Guest: Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling. with background image: white stars in the sky during night time
Background Photo: Jonas Von Werne

Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling.

--Judith Guest
quote by Jeffrey Eugenides: Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It's always there, though. with background image: Light blue to dark blue gradient
Background Photo: Luke Chesser

Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It's always there, though.

--Jeffrey Eugenides
quote by Confucius: Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

--Confucius
quote by Winston Churchill: If you're going through hell, keep going. with background image: photo of author Winston Churchill with quote

If you're going through hell, keep going.

--Winston Churchill
quote by Elizabeth Gilbert: Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don't need to show me thier badges. I know these guys very well. with background image: photo of author Elizabeth Gilbert with quote

Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don't need to show me thier badges. I know these guys very well.

--Elizabeth Gilbert
quote by Albert Camus: In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. with background image: photo of author Albert Camus with quote

In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

--Albert Camus
quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. with background image: photo of author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow with quote

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
quote by Elizabeth Wurtzel: Depression is about as close as you get to somewhere between dead and alive, and it's the worst. with background image: photo of author Elizabeth Wurtzel with quote

Depression is about as close as you get to somewhere between dead and alive, and it's the worst.

--Elizabeth Wurtzel
quote by Pete Wentz: The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy. with background image: red flower in white background
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The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy.

--Pete Wentz
quote by Stephen Fry: I may have looked happy but inside I was hopelessly depressed. with background image: photo of author Stephen Fry with quote

I may have looked happy but inside I was hopelessly depressed.

--Stephen Fry
quote by Laurell K. Hamilton: There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. with background image: splashy color wallpaper
Background Photo: Pawel Czerwinski

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.

--Laurell K. Hamilton
quote by J. K. Rowling: Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore. with background image: photo of author J. K. Rowling with quote

Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore.

--J. K. Rowling
quote by Maya Angelou: No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. with background image: photo of author Maya Angelou with quote

No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

--Maya Angelou
quote by Charles M. Schulz: I think I'm afraid of being happy because whenever I get too happy something bad always happens. with background image: photo of author Charles M. Schulz with quote

I think I'm afraid of being happy because whenever I get too happy something bad always happens.

--Charles M. Schulz
quote by Dan Reynolds: It does not mean you're broken to have depression and anxiety. I would encourage you to speak out. Don't hold it inside. Talk to friends. Talk to parents. If it's available, go to a therapist. with background image: photo of author Dan Reynolds with quote

It does not mean you're broken to have depression and anxiety. I would encourage you to speak out. Don't hold it inside. Talk to friends. Talk to parents. If it's available, go to a therapist.

--Dan Reynolds
quote by Douglas Coupland: Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking. with background image: photo of author Douglas Coupland with quote

Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking.

--Douglas Coupland

quote by Henri J. M. Nouwen: 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. with background image: photo of author Henri J. M. Nouwen with quote

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 J. M. Nouwen
quote by Susan Polis Schutz: 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. with background image: white wooden door
Background Photo: Pawel Czerwinski

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
quote by Will Arnett: This might be controversial, but sometimes I think that being happy is a decision. I don't mean that in a way to diminish clinical depression. But on a more day-to-day level. with background image: photo of author Will Arnett with quote

This might be controversial, but sometimes I think that being happy is a decision. I don't mean that in a way to diminish clinical depression. But on a more day-to-day level.

--Will Arnett
quote by Carlos Santana: The more choices we give patients affected by depression, the better we will serve them. with background image: photo of author Carlos Santana with quote

The more choices we give patients affected by depression, the better we will serve them.

--Carlos Santana
quote by Rosalynn Carter: If you look at suicides, most of them are connected to depression. And the mental health system just fails them. It's so sad. We know what to do. We just don't do it. with background image: photo of author Rosalynn Carter with quote

If you look at suicides, most of them are connected to depression. And the mental health system just fails them. It's so sad. We know what to do. We just don't do it.

--Rosalynn Carter

quote by Gayle Forman: Many of depression's symptoms - exhaustion, insomnia, nausea, headaches, weight loss, weight gain - are physical ailments. with background image: chocolate
Background Photo: eniko kis

Many of depression's symptoms - exhaustion, insomnia, nausea, headaches, weight loss, weight gain - are physical ailments.

--Gayle Forman
quote by Kay Redfield Jamison: We expect well-informed treatment for cancer or heart disease; it matters no less for depression. with background image: photo of author Kay Redfield Jamison with quote

We expect well-informed treatment for cancer or heart disease; it matters no less for depression.

--Kay Redfield Jamison
quote by Michael Redhill: The reason so many intelligent and creative people suffer from depression is that when you take the risk of being fully conscious, you open Pandora's box, and you can't close it again. with background image: photo of author Michael Redhill with quote

The reason so many intelligent and creative people suffer from depression is that when you take the risk of being fully conscious, you open Pandora's box, and you can't close it again.

--Michael Redhill
quote by Tom Bosley: Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it's not. with background image: photo of author Tom Bosley with quote

Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it's not.

--Tom Bosley
quote by Robert M. Sapolsky: Depression is like the worst disease you can get. It's devastating. with background image: photo of author Robert M. Sapolsky with quote

Depression is like the worst disease you can get. It's devastating.

--Robert M. Sapolsky
quote by Asha Parekh: Depression can take you into a black hole, so it is terrible. with background image: yellow flower field during sunset
Background Photo: Robin Mathlener

Depression can take you into a black hole, so it is terrible.

--Asha Parekh
quote by Tom Bosley: Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives. with background image: photo of author Tom Bosley with quote

Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.

--Tom Bosley
quote by Rosalynn Carter: We know how to treat depression, we know how to treat mental illness, and we have not had the political will in our country to make it happen. with background image: photo of author Rosalynn Carter with quote

We know how to treat depression, we know how to treat mental illness, and we have not had the political will in our country to make it happen.

--Rosalynn Carter
quote by Krista Tippett: My depression is not something very special. A lot of people go through depression. My divorce is not something very special; a lot of people go through divorce. with background image: photo of author Krista Tippett with quote

My depression is not something very special. A lot of people go through depression. My divorce is not something very special; a lot of people go through divorce.

--Krista Tippett
quote by Bryce Dallas Howard: Do I wish I had never endured postpartum depression? Absolutely. But to deny the experience is to deny who I am. with background image: photo of author Bryce Dallas Howard with quote

Do I wish I had never endured postpartum depression? Absolutely. But to deny the experience is to deny who I am.

--Bryce Dallas Howard
quote by Tom Bosley: I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives. with background image: photo of author Tom Bosley with quote

I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives.

--Tom Bosley
quote by Matt Haig: Thinking about death makes you analyse what life is. Anxiety makes you curious, and curiosity leads to understanding. I wouldn't be a writer without depression. with background image: photo of author Matt Haig with quote

Thinking about death makes you analyse what life is. Anxiety makes you curious, and curiosity leads to understanding. I wouldn't be a writer without depression.

--Matt Haig
quote by Mark Cavendish: The thing with depression is you don't realise you have it and even when you do you don't want to realise you have it. with background image: photo of author Mark Cavendish with quote

The thing with depression is you don't realise you have it and even when you do you don't want to realise you have it.

--Mark Cavendish
quote by Michael Schenker: Depression is something that makes you lose your sight. with background image: photo of author Michael Schenker with quote

Depression is something that makes you lose your sight.

--Michael Schenker
quote by Rachael Stirling: When you're on the verge of depression, a good leveller is to put one foot in front of the other and do some manual labour. with background image: red paint strokes wallpaper
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When you're on the verge of depression, a good leveller is to put one foot in front of the other and do some manual labour.

--Rachael Stirling
quote by Siddhartha Mukherjee: We don't know why, but pancreatic cancer has a very interesting physiological link to depression. There seems to be a deep link, and we don't know what it is. with background image: photo of author Siddhartha Mukherjee with quote

We don't know why, but pancreatic cancer has a very interesting physiological link to depression. There seems to be a deep link, and we don't know what it is.

--Siddhartha Mukherjee
quote by Brad Feld: While the line between stress, deep anxiety, and depression often blurs, most entrepreneurs struggle with broad mental health issues at various points in their lives. with background image: photo of author Brad Feld with quote

While the line between stress, deep anxiety, and depression often blurs, most entrepreneurs struggle with broad mental health issues at various points in their lives.

--Brad Feld
quote by Jennifer Holliday: When I was suffering with depression, people weren't talking about depression. It had a stigma. with background image: woman doing yoga meditation on brown parquet flooring
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When I was suffering with depression, people weren't talking about depression. It had a stigma.

--Jennifer Holliday
quote by Kirsten Dunst: I think most human beings go through some sort of depression in their life. And if they don't, I think that's weird. with background image: photo of author Kirsten Dunst with quote

I think most human beings go through some sort of depression in their life. And if they don't, I think that's weird.

--Kirsten Dunst
quote by Rene Russo: Unfortunately, I think depression and anxiety are really hard to live with. And what people don't need is to feel bad about themselves because they decide to go on medication. with background image: photo of author Rene Russo with quote

Unfortunately, I think depression and anxiety are really hard to live with. And what people don't need is to feel bad about themselves because they decide to go on medication.

--Rene Russo
quote by Priyanshu Chatterjee: The best way to get out of depression is to work out. with background image: sunset forest
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The best way to get out of depression is to work out.

--Priyanshu Chatterjee
quote by Andrew Weil: Massage therapy has been shown to relieve depression, especially in people who have chronic fatigue syndrome; other studies also suggest benefit for other populations. with background image: photo of author Andrew Weil with quote

Massage therapy has been shown to relieve depression, especially in people who have chronic fatigue syndrome; other studies also suggest benefit for other populations.

--Andrew Weil
quote by Luciana Berger: For many people who face anxieties, depression, trauma or grief that dominate their lives, a vital source of support may be a counsellor or psychotherapist. with background image: photo of author Luciana Berger with quote

For many people who face anxieties, depression, trauma or grief that dominate their lives, a vital source of support may be a counsellor or psychotherapist.

--Luciana Berger
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