Powerful 50+ Anxiety And Depression Quotes


Anxiety And Depression Quotes

Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm – Murray Gell-Mann

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

I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it – Elizabeth Wurtzel

When people don’t know exactly what depression is, they can be judgmental – Marion Cotillard

Grief is depression in proportion to circumstance; depression is grief out of proportion to circumstance– Andrew Solomon

Depression is, in part, grief for your own life not turning out how it should; grief for your own needs not being met. – Johann Hari

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

That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward – Ernest Hemingway

Depression lies. It tells you you’ve always felt this way, and you always will. But you haven’t, and you won’t.– Halley Cornell

Depression on my left, loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well– Elizabeth Gilbert

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

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

The more you see and accept reality, the more you’ll understand and love yourself. – Maxime Lagacé

Depression taught me the importance of compassion and hard work, and that you can overcome enormous obstacles– Rob Delaney

Motivation for depression quotes

There are times when explanations, no matter how reasonable, just don’t seem to help.- Fred Rogers

A depressing and difficult passage has prefaced every page I have turned in life. – Charlotte Brontë

We know you’re tired, tired, and scared. Happens to everyone, okay? Just don’t let your feet stop. – Haruki Murakami

Perhaps depression is caused by asking oneself too many unanswerable questions.– Miriam Toews

No storm, not even the one in your life, can last forever. The storm is just passing over.- Iyanla Vanzant

Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy– Matt Lucas

Anger is energizing. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward.– Gloria Steinem

A depressing and difficult passage has prefaced every page I have turned in life – Charlotte Brontë

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

Our generation has had no great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives– Chuck Palahniuk

At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness – Dorothy Hamill

I was only able to start changing my life when I realized my depression was not a malfunction. It’s a signal. Your depression is a signal. It’s telling you something– Johann Hari

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it – Albert Ellis

Feelings of depression quotes

Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting– Siri Hustvedt

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

To get rid of depression, I swim with dolphins– Patt Stanger

Don’t trust your thought when you are depressed. It is highly unlikely that it is true. Whatever you are depressed about won’t last forever – Haemin Sunim

Depression and anxiety can’t fit in your head if you’re cultivating feelings of joy and inspiration– Austin Butler

Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement – Joyce Meyer

I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I’m so depressed, or life is terrible – Tony Curtis

Things like depression and obesity are global challenges– Jane McGonigal

Depression is frustrating. It’s knowing there’s so much to be grateful for and happy about and to enjoy, but you just can’t get there – Allie Griffin

That’s how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you’re gonna live.– Elizabeth Wurtzel

I do suffer from depression, I suppose. Which isn’t that unusual. You know, a lot of people do.– Amy Winehouse

Clinically speaking, depression is a pessimistic sense of your own capabilities and despondent lack of energy– Jane McGonigal

A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people – Lily Singh

Sadness and depression quotes

Depression isn’t a disease; depression is a normal response to abnormal life experiences– Johann Hari

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

Depression isn’t about, ‘Woe is me, my life is this, that and the other’, it’s like having the worst flu all day that you just can’t kick – Robbie Williams

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

With depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone.– Dwayne Johnson

It’s recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours– Harry Truman

Depression is, in part, grief for your own life not turning out how it should; grief for your own needs not being met – Johann Hari

Depression is a medical condition. We need to create a world where people are as comfortable seeking care for their minds as they are for their bodies – Adam Grant

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

Only those with skin as thick as elephant hide can hope to sail through their teens unscathed by self-doubt and bouts of depression– Mariella Frostrup

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

Broken heart depression quotes

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

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

Depression and anxiety are a symptom of too much consumption and too little creation. You were put on this earth to create – Bill Masur

Only those with skin as thick as elephant hide can hope to sail through their teens unscathed by self-doubt and bouts of depression – Mariella Frostrup

The world of manic depression is a world of bad judgment calls– Carrie Fisher

The opposite of play is not work – the opposite of play is depression– Stuart Brown

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 Poli Schultz

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

Through my own struggles with depression, I discovered that knowledge, therapy, medication, and education can provide the strength to get through it in one piece – Susan Polis Schutz