Quotes on Depression

Depression is a mental health disorder which manifests as an extended period of low mood and/or lack of interest or pleasure in activities. It is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness, accompanied by various cognitive, somatic, behavioral and emotional symptoms. These include loss of energy, fatigue, difficulty concentrating or making decisions, sleep disturbances (including insomnia), decreased appetite or weight changes, and thoughts of death or suicide.

Here are some Quotes on Depression:

“It is okay to have depression, it is okay to have anxiety and it is okay to have an adjustment disorder. We need to improve the conversation. We all have mental health in the same way we all have physical health.” — Prince Harry

“All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are.” — Robin Williams​

“A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support. No one would feel embarrassed about seeking help for a child if they broke their arm.” — Kate Middleton​

“Being an actress hasn’t made me insecure. I was insecure long before I declared I was an actress.” — Amy Adams

“I was born with a great awareness of my surroundings and other people … Sometimes that awareness is good, and sometimes I wish I wasn’t so sensitive.” — Scarlett Johansson​

“If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you’re a badass with a heart of an angel.” — Keanu Reeves

“My brain and my heart are really important to me. I don’t know why I wouldn’t seek help to have those things be as healthy as my teeth. I go to the dentist. So why wouldn’t I go to a shrink?” — Kerry Washington

“Depression doesn’t take away your talents—it just makes them harder to find.” — Lady Gaga

“I have probably been very close to a complete breakdown on numerous occasions when all sorts of grief and sort of lies and misconceptions and everything are coming to you from every angle.” — Prince Harry

“I tend to get pretty depressed and I have some issues with anxiety and things like that … For me, it’s more psychological. Exercise is a means of expelling those demons.” — Ryan Reynolds

“Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colourful the world is.” —Atticus poetry

“Depression is melancholy minus its charms.” ―Susan Sontag

“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 greyness and numbness.” —Dan Reynolds, Imagine Dragons

“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

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

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

“Depression doesn’t take away your talents—it just makes them harder to find.” —Lady Gaga

“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

“It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness. I know sadness. Sadness is to cry and to feel. But it’s that cold absence of feeling—that really hollowed-out feeling.” —J.K. Rowling

“Almost everyone is overconfident—except the people who are depressed, and they tend to be realists.” ―Joseph T. Hallinan

“The sun stopped shining for me, that’s 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

“I was so scared to give up depression, fearing that somehow the worst part of me was actually all of me. ” —Elizabeth Wurtzel

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

It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there because it’s not sadness. -J.K. Rowling

You don’t understand depression until you can’t stand your own presence in an empty room. – Unknown.

If you feel everything intensely, ultimately, you feel nothing at all. – Elizabeth Wurtzel

Depression is like a heavy blanket. It covers all of me, and it’s hard to get up. But there’s comfort in it too. I know who I am when I’m under it. – Unknown

I wanted to talk about it. Damn it. I wanted to scream. I wanted to yell. I wanted to shout about it. But all I could do was whisper, “I’m fine.” – Unknown.

Sometimes, all you can do is lie in bed and hope to fall asleep before you fall apart. – William C. Hannan

Depression is living in a body that fights to survive, with a mind that tries to die. – Unknown

It’s not always the tears that measure the pain. Sometimes it’s the smile we fake. – Unknown

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless, and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that. – Robin Williams

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. —Matt Haig

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,

Depression is not a sign of weakness; it is a sign of being strong for too long. – Unknown

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

Depression is like a bruise that never fully heals. It may fade, but it’s always there, reminding you of your pain. – Unknown

Just like the sun will rise again, so will you. Keep going.- Unknown

Depression is a battle, but you are a warrior. Keep fighting.- Unknown

You are not alone in this fight. Reach out for support and let others lift you up.- Unknown

Depression is a temporary storm cloud, not a permanent state. Sunshine will break through.- Unknown

Your current situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.- Unknown

Depression may bend you, but it will never break you. You are stronger than you realize.- Unknown

Your worth is not determined by your productivity. You are valuable simply for being you.- Unknown

Depression is not a flaw or a personal failure. It’s an illness that can be treated and managed.- Unknown

It’s okay to ask for help. Seeking support is a sign of strength, not weakness.- Unknown

You are deserving of love, care, and compassion, especially from yourself.- Unknown

Even in the darkest moments, there is a flicker of hope. Hold onto it and let it guide you.- Unknown

Depression may dim your light, but it can never extinguish it. Your light will shine again.- Unknown

You are not defined by your depression. You are a multi-dimensional being with infinite potential.- Unknown

Depression may slow you down, but it cannot stop you from reaching your goals.- Unknown

Take one small step at a time. Progress is progress, no matter how slow.- Unknown

There is strength in vulnerability. Share your struggles and let others support you.- Unknown

Depression may cloud your vision, but it cannot erase the beauty that exists in the world.- Unknown

You have survived every bad day you’ve ever had. You have the resilience to overcome this too.- Unknown

Your story is not over. There are chapters yet to be written, filled with hope and happiness.- Unknown

Depression is a battle fought silently within, but you are never alone in the fight.- Unknown

Embrace self-care and prioritize your well-being. Your mental health matters.- Unknown

You are capable of healing and finding joy again, even if it feels impossible right now.- Unknown

Depression does not define you. You are a complex individual with dreams, passions, and potential.- Unknown

It’s okay to not be okay. Give yourself permission to feel, to heal, and to seek support.- Unknown

You are a survivor. Every day that you continue to push forward is a victory.- Unknown

Depression may cast a shadow, but it cannot extinguish the light that resides within you.- Unknown

Hold onto hope, even if it feels like a fragile thread. It has the power to carry you through the darkest times.- Unknown

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light. – J.K. Rowling

The only way out of the darkness is to keep moving forward, one step at a time.- Unknown

You are not alone. Reach out and let others help you carry the weight.- Unknown

Your worth is not determined by your productivity or accomplishments. You are inherently valuable.- Unknown

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Nelson Mandela

Your current situation does not define your future. There is always hope for better days.- Unknown

You are stronger than you think. You have overcome challenges before, and you will overcome them again.- Unknown

Every storm runs out of rain. The clouds will part, and the sun will shine again.- Unknown

Allow yourself to feel, even the pain. It is through acknowledging our emotions that we find healing.- Unknown

It’s okay to not be okay. Give yourself permission to rest, to heal, and to seek support.- Unknown

You are not your thoughts. Challenge negative thinking patterns and replace them with positive affirmations.- Unknown

There is beauty in the brokenness. Your scars tell a story of resilience and strength.- Unknown

Surround yourself with people who lift you up and inspire you. Positive influences make a difference.- Unknown

Take care of your body, for it houses your mind and spirit. Nourish it with healthy habits and self-care.- Unknown

Don’t compare your journey to others. Each path is unique, and you are making progress in your own way.- Unknown

Find solace in nature. The beauty of the world can remind you of the beauty within yourself.- Unknown

You have the power to rewrite your story. You are not bound by your past or your circumstances.- Unknown

Celebrate small victories. Each step forward, no matter how small, is a triumph.- Unknown

Practice self-compassion. Treat yourself with the same kindness and understanding you would offer a loved one.- Unknown

Remember that emotions are temporary. This moment will pass, and brighter days will come.- Unknown

Find joy in simple pleasures. Focus on the present and appreciate the little things.- Unknown

Choose gratitude. Even in difficult times, there are things to be grateful for.- Unknown

You are deserving of love, happiness, and a life filled with purpose. Believe in your worth.- Unknown

Seek professional help when needed. Therapy and medication can be valuable tools on your journey to healing.- Unknown

Connect with others who have experienced similar struggles. Sharing your stories can be a source of comfort and understanding.- Unknown

Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Strength comes from recognizing when support is needed.- Unknown

Create a self-care routine that nurtures your mind, body, and soul. Prioritize your well-being.- Unknown

Take one day at a time. Focus on the present and tackle each challenge as it comes.- Unknown

Remember that setbacks are not failures. They are opportunities to learn, grow, and come back stronger.- Unknown

You are not alone in your battle. There is a whole world of people who care and want to support you.- Unknown

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