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800 Best Depression Quotes That Will Make You Feel Less Alone

1. “People don’t die from suicide; they die from sadness.”

2. “I don't want any more of this try, try again stuff. I just want out. I’ve had it. I am so tired. I am twenty and I am already exhausted.”

3. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray

4. “Sad hurts but it's a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.” ― J.K. Rowling

5. “I’m fine. Well, I’m not fine – I’m here.”

6. “I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” ―Henry Rollins

7. “A scar had been beaten into his mind which would only heal by experience.”― Ian Fleming

8. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” Robert Frost

9. “This new day is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on the yesterdays.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

10. “You are not one you are a thousand. Just light your lantern.”

11. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” – David Bly

12. “People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” ― George Bernard Shaw13. “Give yourself another day, another chance. You will find your courage eventually”.

14. “You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy but you aren’t.”

15. “Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” — Christopher Reeve

16. “Some of us would think that holding on to something makes us strong. But what we don’t realize is that it is in letting go that we become stronger.”

17. “There is no such thing as pure pleasure; some anxiety always goes with it.” – Ovid

18. “I’m not sure if I’m depressed. I mean, I’m not sad, but I’m not exactly happy either. I can laugh and joke and smile during the day, but sometimes when I’m alone at night I forget how to feel.”

19. “This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor… Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”

20. “Depression is your body saying, ‘I don’t want to be this character anymore. It’s too much for me.’ You should think of the word ‘depressed’ as ‘deep rest.’ Your body needs to be depressed. It needs deep rest from the character that you’ve been trying to play.” —Jim Carrey

21. “I have had to experience so much stupidity, so many vices, so much error, so much nausea, disillusionment, and sorrow, just to become a child again and begin anew. I had to experience despair; I had to sink to the greatest mental depths, to thoughts of suicide, to experience grace.” – Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

22. “It’s amazing h