Depression Quotes

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Dealing With Depression


Bless Your Uneasiness As A Sign

Depression Quotes, dealing with depression, Bless Your Uneasiness As A Sign


"Bless your uneasiness as a sign that
there is still life in you."
~Dag Hammarskjold

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"The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer somebody else up."
~Mark Twain

"Don't turn away, through cowardice, from despair.
Go through it...Pass beyond. On the other side of the tunnel
you will find light again."
~Andre Gide

"He who hears the ripples rippling of rivers
in these degenerate days will not utterly despair."
~Henry David Thoreau

"Wherever there is distress which one cannot remove,
one must fast and pray."
~Mohandas K Gandhi


Quotes on Depression

"And nothing to look backward to with pride,
And nothing to look forward to with hope."
~Robert Frost

"Depression is the inability to construct a future."
~Rollo May

"Despair aggravates our weakness."
~French Proverb

"God does not send us despair in order to kill us;
he sends it in order to awaken us to new life."
~Hermann Hesse

"No power in society,
no hardship in your condition can depress you,
keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence,
but by your own consent."
~William Ellery Channing

"Both are foes to tranquility...the inability to change
and the inability to endure."
~Seneca The Younger

"A hundred cartloads of anxiety will not pay an ounce of debt."
~Italian Saying


Causes Of Depression

"Despair is due not to failure but to the inability to hear deeply
and personally the challenge that confronts us."
~Abraham Joshua Heschel

"One has no right to despair because
one has been deceived in one's expectations;
one must revise them."
~Sigmund Freud

"Depression...is caused by the loss of hope."
~Ronald Leifer

"Depression is nourished by a lifetime of
ungrieved and unforgiven hurts."
~Penelope Sweet

"Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent,
it is plain and simple reduction of feeling...
People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile."
~Judith Guest


Depression And Loneliness

"I lie here buried alive in my loneliness."
~Friedrich Nietzsche

"The key to the prison of depression is
simply to become truly your own best friend."
~Dorothy Rowe

"When you feel you are alone
Remember there are angels
Whose sole purpose
Is to embrace the lonely."
~Corrine De Winter


Funny Depression Quotes

"Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression."
~Dodie Smith

"There's nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms
As rum and true religion."
~Lord Byron


Being Happy in The Moments of Despair

"Happiness lies in wait; it comes
upon suddenly, like a midnight
thief at a turn up in the street,
or in the midst of a dream, because
a ray of light, a strain of music, a
face, or a gesture has overcome
the despair of living."
~Hector Bianciotti

"For happiness one needs security,
but joy can spring like a flower
even from the cliffs of despair."
~Anne Morrow Lindberg


The Bible on Depression

"Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you disquieted within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my help and my God."
~Psalms 43:5, The Bible


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