Depression Quotes, Sayings about being depressed
The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.
Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.
Depression sneaks up when I think I’m flying high and clips my wing, not both though, because I refuse to let it take over every part of me. I am up again and enjoying the beauty and pleasure that surrounds me.
Depression is when you’re waiting not to do things; happiness is when you can’t wait to do things.
I thought of this saying when I realized that when I was depressed, I stopped myself from doing things – I put obstacles in my way. When you’re melancholy it’s like when you’re in your garage and the engine won’t start.
When you’re contented, you’re revving the engine, raring to go.
I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness.
To be depressed is to be lonely; to have a friend is to be happy.
I’m just learning how to smile, and that’s not easy to do.
If I can’t feel, if I can’t move, if I can’t think, and I can’t care, then what conceivable point is there in living?
– Kay Redfield Jamison
Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.
– Siri Hustvedt
I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.
– Henry Rollins
Studies show… Intelligent girls are more depressed.
– Emilie Autumn
Almost everyone is overconfident- – except the people who are depressed, and they tend to be realists.
– Joseph T. Hallinan
Depression: Knowing when you gave your all for that person and all you can do is think of the ‘wonderful’ moments spent forgetting the hard times and forgiving the ones who REALLY broke your heart, embracing the ones who try to fix it, and finding the one who wants to heal it…but as life goes on you find it harder to forgive than forget, hold on than to let go, love what you hated and hate what you loved…and all you think about is what went wrong? Was it you, or him, chose life or death, love or hate…It’s never the same.
What doesn’t kill you makes you wish you were dead.
What doesn’t destroy you leaves you broken instead
Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
– Dodie Smith
Depression is feeling dead but not being able to die.
Please don’t ask me what’s wrong because I don’t know the answer either.
Perhaps depression is caused by asking oneself too many unanswerable questions.
– Miriam Toews
In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression.
Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts
– Penelope Sweet