Best Depression Quotes and Sayings

These are some inspiring depression quotes that I find particularly poignant.

When you are in the middle of a crisis it is important to remember that you are not alone …

If you have little willingness to step out of your suffering and accept this moment as it is instead of resisting it, a great healing can happen.

Here they are, our best depression quotes:

"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today."

Dale Carnegie

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

Albert Camus

"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."

Buckminster Fuller

“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.”

Grenville Kleiser

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."

Calvin Coolidge

More “spot on” depression quotes …

"Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something."

Morihei Ueshiba

"...And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." Anais Nin

"Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain."

Khalil Gibran

"We choose our sorrows and our joys long before we experience them."

Khalil Gibran

“Some authors have conceptualized depression as a "depletion syndrome" because of the prominence of fatigability; they postulate that the patient exhausts his available energy during the period prior to the onset of the depression and that the depressed state represents a kind of hibernation, during which the patient gradually builds up a new story of energy.”

Aaron T. Beck (Father of Cognitive Therapy )

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”

Helen Keller

“After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.”

Sophia Loren

“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

“If I had not been already been meditating, I would certainly have had to start. I've treated my own depression for many years with exercise and meditation, and I've found that to be a tremendous help.”

Judy Collins

"Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship to myself."

Nathaniel Brand

There is Light at the End of the Tunnel

I hope you enjoyed these wonderful depression quotes and sayings …

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