If you are not quite sure about what it’s like living with depression, then, hopefully, these depression quotes will give you a bit of an insight into that. Those who are depressed usually need that feeling that reminds them of inspiration, a feeling that someone out there ‘gets it’. Feel free to share this list of quotes that are dedicated to any kind of depressing thoughts that practically anyone could have floating around in their heads. Sharing is caring and if you really want to help, you should get a full grasp of what depression is like and what can trigger it. Remember, that sadness is a completely normal emotion to have, yet if one is depressed, we are talking about something that is much more than just ‘feeling sad’ – technically, it is a type of a mental disorder that persists for a longer period of time than, say, two weeks and interferes with one’s daily life. It is one of the most common mental disorders, and it can be debilitating, so please do not stay away from learning about it. Knowledge is power and it can do so much.
“Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is.”
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.
“At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life”
“When you suffer from depression “I’m tired” means a permanent state of exhaustion that sleep doesn’t fix.”
The deepest fear we have, ‘the fear beneath all fears,’ is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It’s this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.
“Dear Past, stop tapping me on the shoulders, I don’t wanna look back”
Quotes About Depression
Whether it’s caused by genes, hormonal changes, a lot of stress, grief from a loss, or substance abuse, depression is very much there, even if you don’t want to admit it. It knows no race, education level, or economic background. Every single human being is at risk. If so happens that you suffer from it, then we are glad to tell you that a) you are not alone; andb) there are ways to express how you feel that will make you feel liberated for a bit. If someone tries to help you, don’t push them away – they might not understand what you are going through. Maybe you can show them these quotes about depression that will, hopefully, help them do that.
“Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.”
“Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.”
“I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?”
“That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.”
“I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.”
Depressing Love Quotes
Love can make your heart ache greatly – just as much as it can make it soar with happiness. It can leave you heartbroken and in so much pain that you won’t know how to deal with it. Sometimes, it can even trigger depression. And if you want to get out of that rut, you would have to remember that even though the saying ‘misery loves company’ is a cliché, it is incredibly true. Go ahead and wallow in your feelings for a bit with the help of these depressing love quotes– they know better than we do that it is going to be okay – you just need a bit of time.
“Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?”
“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.”
“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”
“I don’t want to see anyone. I lie in the bedroom with the curtains drawn and nothingness washing over me like a sluggish wave. Whatever is happening to me is my own fault. I have done something wrong, something so huge I can’t even see it, something that’s drowning me. I am inadequate and stupid, without worth. I might as well be dead.”
“Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.”
Depressing Quotes About Life
Life can get pretty rough, huh? Sometimes you just want to feel all the feels, embrace the sadness and go with it. If that is the case, then below are some of the most depressing quotes about life there are. Cry your heart out and then come back – nice and refreshed, ready to go about your business and kick some asses!
“When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you’re by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone.”
“I didn’t want my picture taken because I was going to cry. I didn’t know why I was going to cry, but I knew that if anybody spoke to me or looked at me too closely the tears would fly out of my eyes and the sobs would fly out of my throat and I’d cry for a week. I could feel the tears brimming and sloshing in me like water in a glass that is unsteady and too full.”
“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
“There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, ‘There now, hang on, you’ll get over it.’ Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.”
“because wherever I sat—on the deck of a ship or at a street café in Paris or Bangkok—I would be sitting under the same glass bell jar, stewing in my own sour air.”
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