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15 Quotes About Depression

15 Quotes About Depression

15 Quotes About Depression 

I suffer from depression and know many others who also have to deal with this condition. Depression can make you feel isolated, alone and exhausted. It is often hard for other people to understand what you are going through, so the isolation only gets worse. Whether you struggle with depression personally or have a loved one who is battling it, these quotes about depression may help them and others.

Depression is sometimes hard to describe to people who do not have it. These quotes make it easier for others to understand your struggles and appreciate the impact depression has on your life.

Consider sharing them, so everyone becomes more aware of depression.

1.“A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people.” – Lilly Singh2. “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

3. “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

4. “Depression is the inability to construct a future.” – Rollo May

5. “Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.” – Joyce Meyer

6. “I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel

7. 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. The fog is like a cage without a key.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel

8. “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

9. “Until you’ve had depression I don’t think you’re qualified to talk about it.” – Geoffrey Boycott

10. “Depression isn’t about, ‘Woe is me, my life is this, that and the other’, it’s like having the worst flu all day that you just can’t kick.” – Robbie Williams

11. “At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness.” – Dorothy Hamill

12. “There is enormous shame around depression of any kind and at any time. And there’s enormous social stigma attached to it, which we need to go on fighting.” – Andrew Solomon

13. “I do suffer from depression, I suppose. Which isn’t that unusual. You know, a lot of people do.” -Amy Winehouse

14. “A lot of people don’t realize that depression is an illness. I don’t wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.” – Jonathan Davis

15. “One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.” – Polly Toynbee

 

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2 comments

  1. 1
    Gina

    I love Amy’s quote. It’s so true. I’m on prozac right now.

  2. 2
    Debbie P

    Thanks for the article. I have been suffering from this most of my 48 years.

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