Depression Quotes 

Quotes have been a big part of my life. They encougre me many times before and will continue to do so. I have added a collection of depression quotes in hopes of them encouraging you also. Let me know which is your favorite in the comments below. Share them with others.

Many of lifes failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas Edison

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - this is to have succeeded.
Bessie Anderson Stanley

I am success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.
Abraham Lincoln

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

Remember sadness is always temporary. This, too, shall pass.
Chuck T. Falcon

Common sense dictates that we evaluate our beliefs on the basis of how they affect us. If they make us more loving, creative, and wise, they are good beliefs. If they make us cruel, jealous, depressed and sick, they cannot be good beliefs.
Barbara Marx Hubbard

When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
Jesse Jackson

"Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed."
Gerald Jampolsky

One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.

Jackie Kennedy

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. 
No man is free who cannot control himself.


Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
Jeanette Winterson

The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.
Arnold Bennett

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression.
Bertrand Wilbertforce

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

My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.
Patty Duke

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
Dodie Smith

The best insurance policy for tomorrow is to make the most productive use of today. A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
Geoffrey Norman

Depression is a treatable medical illness like cancer and heart disease.
Judith Peacock

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own.
Harry S. Truman

A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
Geoffrey Norman

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
Paul Fussell

When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth,?and then we are angry at being undervalued.
Julia Margaret Cameron

It baseball is an American institution and more lasting than some marriages, war, Supreme Court decisions and even major depressions
Art Rust

The one who keeps the stars in their place can keep us in our place. There is no depression for good deeds, and that is all that business consists of, and that is our real business.
Henry N. Kost

When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking.
Elayne Boosler

The average man gets his living by such depressing devices that boredom becomes a sort of natural state to him.
H. L. Mencken

If you are cold, tea will warm you; If you are too heated, it will cool you; If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited, it will calm you.

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

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Looking Upward 
"I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward." Charlotte Bronte

Lonely Not rated yet
A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you're in a room full of a million people. Lilly Singh

Wisdom Not rated yet
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Future Not rated yet
Depression is the inability to construct a future. Rollo May

Happy Not rated yet
Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed. -Bertrand Russell

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Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us." -Samuel Smiles

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Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about …

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