30 best quotes about depression and overcoming it

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Posted on August 8, 2019

If you are sad, if you feel depressed and no one understand you, if you don’t know how express your sadness and depression so that people can understand you, check those quotes about depression:

1- It’s often difficult for those who are lucky enough to have never experienced what true depression is to imagine a life of complete hopelessness, emptiness and fear. ~ Susan Polis Schutz

2- Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem. David D. Burns

3- Crying is how your heart speaks, when your lips can’t explain the pain you feel.

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4- Until you’ve had depression I don’t think you’re qualified to talk about it. Geoffrey Boycott

5- Depression is a state in which nothing tastes, smells, or feels right and you are unable to think or make decisions–yet you still have to carry on doing all those things. And so much of the time you just don’t have the energy or the desire. But you still carry on anyway

6- People don’t die from suicide, they die from sadness

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7- Here is the tragedy: when you are the victim of depression, not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful. There is nothing I can think of that is quite as isolating as this. Giles Andreae

8- I might look successful and happy being in front of you today, but I once suffered from severe depression and was in total despair.
Ji-Hae Park

9- She is hurt and she cries. But you can’t see the depression in her eyes. Because she just smiles

10- Depression is a state in which nothing tastes, smells, or feels right and you are unable to think or make decisions–yet you still have to carry on doing all those things. And so much of the time you just don’t have the energy or the desire. But you still carry on anyway

11- The worst kind of pain is when you’re smiling just to stop the tears from falling.

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12- Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. . . . It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different. – J.K. Rowling

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

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14- One of the things that frequently gets lost in descriptions of depression is that the depressed person often knows that it is a ludicrous condition to feel so disabled by the ordinary business of quotidian life. Andrew Solomon

15- Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again.

Positive quotes and sayings about depression and how to overcome it and the sadness.

Now it is not good to surrender to sadness and depression, you got to fight it and get yourself out of that mood, life is easier and better than how it seems for you right now, stay strong my friend and fight. Make sure to keep that in mind:

1- You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, and strong enough. Believe it and never let insecurity run your life.

2- A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

3- Get away from the place that makes you feel comfortable with your depression. The reality is it’s never as bad as the insanity you’ve created in your head. ~ Ben Huh

4- Life is a gift and God gave you that gift for a reason. You have a purpose. You’re special. You’re loved. Never forget that.

5- The greatest weapon against stress and depression is our ability to choose one thought over another.

6- Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Just do not repeat them in the future. ~ Swami Sivananda

7- No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles, sadness and depression changed your life for the better.

8- Life is too short to be depressed about stupid things. Have fun. Fall in love. Regret nothing, and don’t let people depress you or bring you down.

9- Stay strong and be positive. We all go through struggles and sadness sometimes.

10- If I let myself sink into depression, I won’t be able to get out. And then I’ll be awfully unhappy. I just have to turn my face to the light and walk on. And trust that things will be all right. ~ Marianne Faithfull

11- Depression taught me the importance of compassion and hard work, and that you can overcome enormous obstacles. ~ Rob Delaney

12- Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.

13- When we put our cares in God’s hands, He takes all our sadness, depressions, and pain away and puts His peace in our hearts.

14- If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days. ~ Kris Carr

15- Come to me, all you who are weary & burdened, & I will give you rest. – Matt 11:28

Stay faithful, pray and be sure that God loves you, you are his children and he will be taking care of you, you may don’t understand what is happening or you don’t see any change but remember how many times is seemed like it is the end and you went through it, you made it and you became stronger … this too will pass. Never surrender to your depression 

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