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675 Best Having Someone To Talk To Quotes (2023)

1. “When you need someone to talk to or just to be with you remember there is someone close by that someone is me.” – Margaret Jones


2. “Never chase a person that doesn’t know your worth because the moment you catch him you will always feel you were never good enough.”


3. “Increasing the strength of our minds is the only way to reduce the difficulty of life.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana


4. You are creating a toxic environment by your actions. As a result of the constant back-and-forth to force a situation in your direction, you are causing further damage to what is already a bad situation


5. “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein


6. “You see, one of the best things about reading is that you’ll always have something to think about when you’re not reading. ”


7. “Having someone in your life who thinks you’re interesting enough to talk to every day, knowing that you are worth their time, is honestly one of the best feelings ever.”


8. “When I am king they shall not have bread and shelter only, but also teachings out of books, for a full belly is little worth where the mind is starved. ”


9. “I promise to trust you, even when the GPS says to turn left and you tell me to keep going.”


10. “Quite simply it is love. It is the unconditional love that says, regardless of what you do or where you go, I will always be there for you.”


11. “I’m here for you. Through whatever, whenever, I will stand by you. No matter what.”


12. “I read a book one day and my whole life was changed. ”


13. “If you’re not reading – with your heart as well as your brain – you will be one stupid grown up. Even worst, you’ll be missing out on one of the best experiences you can possibly have. Nowhere will you meet more interesting people than in books. ”


14. “Don't force pieces that don't fit. Have a whatever happens, happens mindset instead.”


15. “I am bent, but not broken. I am scarred, but not disfigured. I am sad, but not hopeless. I am tired, but not powerless. I am angry, but not bitter. I am depressed, but not giving up.”


16. “I won't promise to be always here for you, but I assure you that Christ will always be here for you. But I'll always be holding your hand in mine.” – Terry Mark


17. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


18. “Don’t go and talk about each other. Come and talk to each other. ” – Unknown


19. You are damaging your self-worth and self-confidence. Don’t put yourself into a negative situation where the other person doesn’t want to be there. You’re going to walk away questioning WHY and what’s wrong with ME?


20. “The more you try to impress, the more you become depressed, and the more they get tired of your coercion. It doesn't make them love you, instead, they'll see you as a little child, trying to draw a senseless picture on a piece of paper, begging people to look at it and admire it by force. You can persuade someone to look at your face, but you can't persuade them to see the beauty therein.”


21. “I wanted to talk to someone. But who? It’s moments like this, when you need someone the most, that your world seems smallest.” – Rachel Cohn


22. “I want to sleep until I feel better.”


23. “So you try to think of someone else you’re mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.”


24. “I’m so bad, I interrupt everybody. I’m so obnoxious. I just get really excited when I talk, and especially when I talk to people who are fun to talk to, and I jump in at the end of every sentence and nobody ever gets to finish a thought. ” – Anne Hathaway


25. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy. ” Norman Vincent Peale


26. “If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship – you won.”


27. “Drunken men give some of the best pep talks.”


28. “I’m here for you. Always. Do you feel me? Hear me? I talk to you every night, does it reach you?” – Charlotte Eriksson


29. “Having someone to talk to when you’re completely sad really helps a bit. They are the best kind of people.” – Shrithi Kushalappa


30. “For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened that unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen.” – Stephen Hawking


31. “I would say that if you don't feel like talking to the crowd something is wrong and if you force yourself to talk to them things will happen and to that extent things aren't choreographed.”


32. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill


33. “Whenever you find yourself alone, just think of me because even when your shadow leaves, I won’t.”


34. “Reading is important. If you know how to read then the whole world opens up to you. ”


35. “In the best goodbyes, there’s always the feeling that there’s something more to say.”


36. “There’s no hierarchy of pain. Suffering shouldn’t be ranked, because pain is not a contest.”


37. “The home is the child’s first school, the parent is the child’s first teacher, and reading is the child’s first subject. ”


38. “Remind yourself that if you matter to someone then they will always make time for you. And remember to treat the people you love the same way and don’t take a relationship for granted.”


39. “Be with someone who won’t stay mad at you, who can’t stand not talking to you, and who’s afraid of losing you.”


40. “You can’t force raging water to be calm. You have to leave it alone and let it return to its natural flow. Emotions are the same way. ” Thibaut


41. “The only permission, the only validation, and the only opinion that matters in our quest for greatness is our own.”


42. “I don’t care if we talk about absolutely nothing, I just want to talk to you. ” – Unknown


43. “The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of the world but those who fight and win battles that others do not know anything about.” — Jonathan Harnisch


44. “Life is too short to waste time waiting for other people’s approval on how you live it.”


45. “You can't force raging water to be calm. You have to leave it alone and let it return to its natural flow. Emotions are the same way.”


46. “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book. ”


47. Forcing a conversation or relationship is a form of emotional abuse. You are both wasting emotional energy because you are expending energy to force what you want, while your target is trying to avoid the situation. Issues of privacy and boundaries create serious conflict


48. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.”


49. “Take a deep breath to remember you are the child who lived through survival mode and the empowered adult who chose their healing.” — Dr. Nicole LePera


50. “A motto of the human race: Let me do as I like, and give me approval as well.”


51. “I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it.


52. “Depression weighs you down like a rock in a river. You don’t stand a chance. You can fight and pray and hope you have the strength to swim, but sometimes, you have to let yourself sink. Because you’ll never know true happiness until someone or something pulls you back out of that river — and you’ll never believe it until you realize it was you, yourself who saved you.” ― Alysha Speer


53. “When under the strain of bipolar’s strongest symptoms, we certainly can make selfish decisions, but that doesn’t make us selfish people. In fact, because we have struggled and known such depths of darkness, our compassion runs deeper.” — Lyss Trayers


54. “Never force anyone to make time for you, if that person really wants to talk to you or spend time with you, they will.”


55. “Trust yourself and walk away from situations and people that don’t have your best interest at heart.”


56. “What I love about therapy is that they’ll tell you what your blind spots are. Although that’s uncomfortable and painful, it gives you something to work with.” — Pink


57. “I’m so thankful that you came into my life. Having you around is more than words can explain and you are the best thing that ever happened to me. I love you beyond words and I will always be there for you.”


58. “Don’t force people to love you, to chat with you, to talk with you; it’s a sign to know who is the right person for you. The right person always finds a way to connect with you.” ~ Tina Navarro


59. It’s nice having someone to talk to all the time. Not literally every second of the day, but throughout it. Just having someone you can talk to that takes you away from boredom. Just to talk about how things went that day, or what you plan to do later. It’s such an amazing feeling to know that someone genuinely wants to talk to you


60. “Do more listening than talking; talk more about them than about you.” – Roy T. Bennett


61. “Don’t talk to people you don’t want to talk to, and don’t talk about stuff you don’t want to talk about.” – Austin Kleon


62. “I talk to myself because I like dealing with a better class of people.” – Savielly Tartakower


63. “I get to talk about a lot of things that teenagers are going through in life and just talk about my personal issues and things that I wasn’t able to talk about when I was younger. ” – Bow Wow


64. “So long as you are still worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no approval from outside yourself can you own yourself.”


65. ”When you know your value you don’t have to beg for attention. ”


66. You may not be really, really ridiculously good-looking, but you’re pretty damn close


67. “Life is too short to waste time waiting for other people's approval on how you live it.”


68. “Be there for friends and family regardless when it matters most because you never know when you might need them to be there for you.” – Martin Jeszke


69. “Just because she sends you guilt doesn’t mean you have to accept delivery.”


70. “You see, this happened a few months ago, but it's still going on right now, and it ought to make us feel ashamed when we talk like we know what we're talking about when we talk about love.”


71. “You don’t understand depression until you can’t stand your own presence in an empty room.”


72. “Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. ”


73. “If you don’t pick your audience, you’re lost because you’re not really talking to anybody.” – Julia Child


74. “Don’t feel bad if people remember you only when they need you. Feel privileged that you are like a candle that comes to their mind when there is darkness.”


75. “We can’t have change without loss, which is why so often people say they want change but nonetheless stay exactly the same.”


76. “Get what you can with words, because words are free, but the words of an armed man ring that much sweeter.”


77. “Ouch, I can hear worries running around from a distance! How about sharing a few?”


78. Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this. - Author: Martin Scorsese


79. “Before you look for validation in others, try and find it in yourself.”


80. “Life is like a piano; the white keys represent happiness and the black show sadness. But as you go through life’s journey, remember that the black keys also create music.” — Ehssan


81. “No. I can survive well enough on my own – if given the proper reading material. ”


82. “Some talk to you in their free time, and some free their time to talk to you. Learn the difference. ” – Unknown


83. “Stupid conversations make sense when you are talking to someone special.”


84. “Promise me you’ll always remember — you’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — Christopher Robin from Winnie the Pooh


85. “Sometimes, the people you think don’t want to talk to you are the ones waiting for you to talk to them.”


86. “I may not always be there with you, but I will always be there for you.”


87. “Having someone to talk to, is the only solution you need sometimes.” – Unknown


88. You’re creating a toxic environment. With the constant back-and-forth push to force the situation, you are damaging an already bad situation. It’s not going to improve with forced communication


89. “That was the crux. You. Only you could work on you. Nobody could force you, and if you weren’t ready, then you weren’t ready, and no amount of open-armed encouragement was going to change that.” ― Norah Vincent


90. “Sometimes, you just need someone to talk to. Someone who is not only willing to be there for you, but understands you and what you’re going through. Someone who you out down your guards and reveal your imperfections. Someone who will never judge you or sway away even from the mistakes you make. Someone who doesn’t need words to prove but you both know that the person will be there. Someone who loves you, truly for who you are. One of the greatest gifts in life is having the chance to find someone like that in your life.”


91. “Don’t force anyone to talk about how they are feeling or to tell you something. Just give them their space and time and if they feel like telling you then they will tell you on their own.”


92. “To have love with you and share your experiences and to understand you and love you with every fiber of your being, there is no greater love.” – Anthony Rosario Wagner


93. “Happiness (t) = w0+ w1  γt−jCRj+ w2  γt−jEVj+ w3  γt−jRPEj Which all boils down to: Happiness equals reality minus expectations.”


94. “If you want to improve your self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.”


95. “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.”


96. “Being there for a special friend when they most need you shows the mark of a true friend that really cares.” – Martin Jeszke


97. “I am not using my depression as an excuse. Trust me, I’d give anything to function “normally” on a day to day basis.”


98. “Observe the behavior of the butterfly, and chase no one, for they will only elude you. ” – Michael Bassey Johnson


99. “There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” ― John Green


100. “You can’t force people to stay in your life. Staying is a choice, so be thankful for people who choose you. ”


101. “The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away.”


102. “I know that you are sometimes afraid to ask for help, but know that I will always be there. I want you to know I love you and can’t wait to see all the great things that the future holds for you.”


103. “Two things you will never have to chase: true friends & true love. ” – Mandy Hale


104. “I wanted to pull down a book, open it proper, and gobble up page after page. ”


105. “Freedom on the inside comes when validation from the outside doesn’t matter.”


106. “You have to accept the fact that some people are never going to be for you. Treat them with respect, but you don’t need their approval to fulfill your destiny.”


107. “People are going to talk no matter what you do, so you might as well give them something to talk about. ” – Unknown


108. “Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine. ” – Fran Lebowitz


109. “I should have been bolder and kissed her at the end. I should have been more cautious. I had talked too much. I had said too little.”


110. “If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other life; it is love, which gives your life meaning. This is harmony. We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.”


111. “A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month.” – William Shakespeare


112. “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home. ”


113. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” – Jess C. Scott, The Intern


114. “What people don’t like to think about is that you can do everything right—in life or in a treatment protocol—and still get the short end of the stick.”


115. “When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said. ” – Catherine Gilbert Murdock


116. “If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. ” – Moshe Dayan


117. “It is when you are angry that you must watch how you talk.”


118. “So long as you are still worried about what others think of you, you are owned by them. Only when you require no approval from outside yourself can you own yourself. ” Oprah Winfrey


119. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” – Brene Brown


120. “You tell yourself to someone and they steal your soul. That’s why I don’t talk to anybody. ” – Elizabeth Flock


121. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ”


122. “I am bent, but not broken. I am scarred, but not disfigured. I am sad, but not hopeless. I am tired, but not powerless. I am angry, but not bitter. I am depressed, but not giving up.” — Anonymous


123. “Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking. ” – Bernard M. Baruch


124. “I feel so disconnected from the world, and I feel like no one even notices me or cares about me anymore.”


125. “Before opening your mouth to talk, you should open your mind to think.” – Amit Kalantri


126. “If it comes, let it come. If it stays, let it stay. If it goes, let it go. ” – Nicholas Sparks


127. “Sadness is… not having someone to talk to when you really need it.”


128. “The right man in your life will fly across the world to say hello, instead of saying goodbye.”


129. “My life is so much better because I found you. I am the luckiest person in the world to have your love, and your friendship, and your heart. You deserve all the best things in life. You are my light at the end of the tunnel when things get tough.”


130. “There are people who can walk away from you… let them walk. I don’t want you to try to talk another person into staying with you, loving you, calling you, caring about you, coming to see you, staying attached to you… Your destiny is never tied to anybody. ” – Td Jakes


131. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” — Aristotle


132. “I have depression. But I prefer to say “I battle” depression instead of “I suffer” with it. Because depression hits, but I hit back. Battle on.”


133. “I care for you so much; I hope you will not go through much pain if you need anything, I will always be there for you.”


134. “If you don’t want to talk or stay, you are good to go. I won’t force you, because I am emotionally tired of wasting my energy on the people who don’t even care or deserve it. ”


135. “Being there with you, I feel at ease. Being there with you is all I ever need.” – Epica


136. “He who seeks only for applause from without has all his happiness in another’s keeping.”


137. “I’m a very ordinary human being; I just happen to like reading books. ”


138. “When you need someone To talk to Or just to be with you Remember there is someone close by That someone is me” — Margaret Jones


139. “Mental illness is not a personal failure.”


140. “That annoying feeling when you’re dying to talk to someone, but you refuse to text them first.”


141. “Nothing is more desirable than to be released from an affliction, but nothing is more frightening than to be divested of a crutch.—James Baldwin”


142. “Never chase love, affection, or attention. If it isn’t given freely by another person, it isn’t worth having. ”


143. “At least I don’t have cancer,” she’d say, but that’s also a phrase that healthy people use to minimize their own suffering.


144. “My anxiety doesn’t come from thinking about the future but from wanting to control it.” — Hugh Prather


145. “The gentlest reminder: You might not need to read another self-help book, attend another training, or bookmark another Instagram post as much as you need to listen to, trust, and practice what you already know. What if the answer you’re looking for is actually within you already?” — Lisa Olivera


146. “Having someone to talk your heart out is really precious.” – Sujita Dey


147. “If I’m learning something, that’s all I want to talk about.” – Le Crae


148. “Don’t go and talk about each other. Come and talk to each other.” – Unknown


149. “No matter how bad things are right now. No matter how stuck you feel. No matter how many days you’ve spent crying and wishing things were different. No matter how hopeless and depressed you feel. I promise you that you won’t feel this way forever. Keep going.”


150. “There may be times where you’re in the middle of a storm and feel lost, discouraged, or alone. I will always be here for you. I will do my best to give you the love and support you need. I will always believe in your love and dreams even when others don’t.”


151. ‘Positive vibes only’ isn’t a thing. Humans have a wide range of emotions and that’s OK. — Molly Bahr, LMHC


152. “Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.” — Charles Bukowski


153. “My dark days made me stronger. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it.” — Emery Lord


154. “My heart is burning a hole in my chest and every time you speak to me, it keeps sinking, and I'm left with nothing but ashes. I wish she were talking to me, because the more she speaks to me, the more my heart flutters like a rising phoenix.


155. “You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle.” — Julian Seifter


156. “Relationships are made of talk – and talk is for girls and women. ” – Deborah Tannen


157. “I don’t like forced conversations, forced friendships, forced interactions. I simply do not force things. If we don’t vibe, we don’t vibe. ”


158. “It’s impossible to get to know people deeply and not come to like them.”


159. “Being able to be your true self is one of the strongest components of good mental health.” — Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy


160. “Always ask yourself: "What will happen if I say nothing?”


161. “You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.”


162. “If you have too many worries, don’t keep them to yourself. Know that I am here for you.”


163. “Many survivors insist they’re not courageous: ‘If I were courageous I would have stopped the abuse.’ ‘If I were courageous, I wouldn’t be scared’… Most of us have it mixed up. You don’t start with courage and then face fear. You become courageous because you face your fear.” ― Laura Davis


164. “Reading can take you places you have never been before. ”


165. “Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book. ”


166. “Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.”


167. “There is so much pain in the world, and most of these people keep theirs secret, rolling through agonizing lives in invisible wheelchairs, dressed in invisible bodycasts.” ― Andrew Solomon


168. “We hide to try our feelings, but we forget that our eyes speak. ” – Unknown


169. “Anyone can be affected, despite their level of success or their place on the food chain. In fact, there is a good chance you know someone who is struggling with it since nearly 20% of American adults face some form of mental illness in their lifetime. So why aren’t we talking about it?” — Kristen Bell


170. “I realized that there was no point or sense in chasing after happiness that had perished. ” – Mikhail Lermontov


171. “Don’t force anyone to talk to you. I’ve had my fair share of such emotional abuse and it always makes me back away. It is not in your best interest so just forget about it and let the person have a bit of space and decide if they want to engage. ”


172. “Never force yourself to have a space in anyone’s life because if they really know your worth, they’ll surely create one for you.”


173. “I’m interested in talking to people and dealing with people who are set and ready for change and action. Who gets it. And who are looking for solutions.” – Tarana Burke


174. “Just because no one else can heal or do your inner work for you doesn’t mean you can, should, or need to do it alone.” — Lisa Olivera


175. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” — Fredrick Douglass


176. “I was with someone recently who asked: ‘Well, don’t you think that if you do too much therapy it will take away your artistic process?’ And I told them: ‘The biggest lie that we’ve ever been sold is that we as artists have to stay in pain to create.'” — Katy Perry


177. “You can only influence other people by being yourself. It is not your job to force them to like you. It is their job to decide whether they like you or not.”


178. “I just want someone to talk to me every night and not get tired of me.”


179. “The ability to talk to people: that’s the key to the world. It doesn’t matter whether you are able to articulate your own thoughts and feelings and meanings or not.” – Sara Baume


180. “I don’t regret opening up about what I went through [with depression], because, it sounds really cliché, but I have had women come up to me and say, ‘It meant so much to me.’ It means so much when you realize that someone was having a really hard time and feeling shame and was trying to hide this whole thing.” — Winona Ryder


181. “The advice I’d give to somebody that’s silently struggling is, you don’t have to live that way. You don’t have to struggle in silence. You can be un-silent. You can live well with a mental health condition, as long as you open up to somebody about it, because it’s really important you share your experience with people so that you can get the help that you need.” — Demi Lovato


182. “Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.” — Fred Rogers


183. “Of all things I liked books best. My father had a large library and whenever I could manage I tried to satisfy my passion for reading. ”


184. “The key word here is NO. If they don’t want to speak, let them be silent in peace. ”


185. “What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” — Glenn Close


186. “Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It’s always there though.”


187. “There isn’t anybody out there who doesn’t have a mental health issue, whether it’s depression, anxiety, or how to cope with relationships. Having OCD is not an embarrassment anymore – for me. Just know that there is help and your life could be better if you go out and seek the help.” — Howie Mandel


188. “There are many ways of getting strong, sometimes talking is the best way.” – Andre Agassi


189. “Forcing things forces you to sacrifice your self-worth. ”


190. “When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say. ” – Abraham Lincoln


191. “Never chase a person that doesn’t know your worth because the moment you catch him you will always feel you were never good enough. ” – Shannon L. Alder


192. “Talking immediately connects you to another person, while writing generally falls on deaf ears.” – Marty Rubin


193. “When you come out of the grips of a depression there is an incredible relief, but not one you feel allowed to celebrate. Instead, the feeling of victory is replaced with anxiety that it will happen again, and with shame and vulnerability when you see how your illness affected your family, your work, everything left untouched while you struggled to survive. We come back to life thinner, paler, weaker … but as survivors. Survivors who don’t get pats on the back from coworkers who congratulate them on making it. Survivors who wake to more work than before because their friends and family are exhausted from helping them fight a battle they may not even understand. I hope to one day see a sea of people all wearing silver ribbons as a sign that they understand the secret battle, and as a celebration of the victories made each day as we individually pull ourselves up out of our foxholes to see our scars heal, and to remember what the sun looks like.” ― Jenny Lawson


194. “We are not put on earth for ourselves but are placed here for each other. If you are there always for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.” – Jeff Warner


195. “I could walk through fire if it meant making my dreams come true. That is the gift being bipolar gave me. It blessed me with a lofty imagination, an iron will, and an unbreakable belief in the impossible.” — AJ Mendez


196. “Emotions, moods, impulses, ebb and flow with the tide of my life. Tidal waves, at times, in a bipolar mind.” ― H.G.


197. “A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month. ” – William Shakespeare


198. “Don't force people to love you, to chat with you, to talk with you; it's a sign to know who is the right person for you. The right person always finds a way to connect with you.”


199. “I mean, I’m a big believer in talking to people when you can and trying to solve problems when you can.” – Hillary Clinton


200. “A lamp can only light another lamp when it continues to burn in its own flame. ”


201. I miss you. Not in some cheesy, let’s hold hands and be together forever way. I just miss you. Plain and simple. I miss your presence in my life. I miss you always being there for me. I miss my best friend


202. “Never force anyone to talk to you. It’s a sign of your own self worth if you try that and there are few things that put people off more.”


203. “You're not a bad person for the ways you tried to kill your sadness.”


204. “But part of getting to know yourself is to unknow yourself—to let go of the limiting stories you’ve told yourself about who you are so that you aren’t trapped by them, so you can live your life and not the story you’ve been telling yourself about your life.”


205. “If they don’t chase you when you walk away… Keep walking!” – Nitya Prakash


206. “You’re so focused on being a good dad,” I say to John, “but maybe part of being a good dad is allowing yourself the full range of human emotions, of really living, even if living fully can sometimes be harder than not.


207. “When you talk, you talk; when you don’t talk, your face talks, your body talks! In short, whatever you do, you always talk!” – Mehmet Murat ildan


208. It is important to realize that happiness cannot be based on a forced, non-mutual relationship. If you wish to grow and experience joy together, then the relationship should feel natural and authentic for you both


209. “We want you to know that you don’t need to be in crisis or distress to seek help as going to therapy has numerous benefits.” – Carla Avalos LCSW+PMH-C


210. “Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.” – Christopher Germer


211. “The more you try to impress, the more you become depressed, and the more they get tired of your coercion. It doesn’t make them love you, instead, they’ll see you as a little child, trying to draw a senseless picture on a piece of paper, begging people to look at it and admire it by force. You can persuade someone to look at your face, but you can’t persuade them to see the beauty therein. ” – Michael Bassey Johnson


212. “Your mental health is more important than the test, the interview, the lunch date, the meeting, the family dinner, and the grocery-run. Take care of yourself.”


213. Effective communication is tricky, but essential. Forcing a conversation will create feelings of disrespect and anxiety. It will be awkward and unproductive. This can become a habit very quickly and soon you could be relating to others in a negative way


214. “Part of my identity is saying no to things I don’t want to do… I check in with myself throughout the day and I say, ‘Do I really want to do this?’ and if the answer is no, then I don’t do it. And you shouldn’t either.” — Lady Gaga


215. “You can’t force raging water to be calm. You have to leave it alone and let it return to its natural flow. Emotions are the same way. ” – Thibaut


216. It’s been said that everlasting friends go long periods of time without speaking and never question their friendship. These friends pick up phones like they just spoke yesterday, regardless of how long it has been or how far away they live and they don’t hold grudges. They understand that life is busy and you will always love them


217. “I would say that if you don’t feel like talking to the crowd something is wrong and if you force yourself to talk to them things will happen and to that extent things aren’t choreographed.”


218. “Be a bit of a challenge; not because you’re playing games but because you realize you’re worth the extra effort.”


219. “I need someone who is excited to talk to me everyday.”


220. “Relationships in life don't really end, even if you never see the person again. Every person you've been close to lives on somewhere inside you. Your past lovers, your parents, your friends, people both alive and dead (symbolically or literally)--all of them evoke memories, conscious or not.”


221. “I love books, by the way, way more than movies. Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself. ”


222. “Not long," Zia said. "I wanted to talk to you before [Carter and Amos] come back."


223. “Sometimes, the people you think don’t want to talk to you are the ones waiting for you talk to them.”


224. “Talking to children is pleasing to the ears. Just as an adult talking should be pleasing to a child’s eyes.” – Alan Maicon


225. “You don’t have to make the decision alone; I’ll always be here for you if you need any assistance.”


226. “Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river. ”


227. “The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away. ” Alysia Harris


228. “But many people come to therapy seeking closure. Help me not to feel. What they eventually discover is that you can’t mute one emotion without muting the others. You want to mute the pain? You’ll also mute the joy.”


229. Your mental health and well-being are being sacrificed as a result of your actions. Controlling and forcing a relationship requires a lot of emotional energy


230. “What most people mean by type is a sense of attraction—a type of physical appearance or a type of personality turns them on. But what underlies a person’s type, in fact, is a sense of familiarity. It’s no coincidence that people who had angry parents often end up choosing angry partners, that those with alcoholic parents are frequently drawn to partners who drink quite a bit, or that those who had withdrawn or critical parents find themselves married to spouses who are withdrawn or critical.”


231. “It’s so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.”


232. “But not having someone to talk to when your heart is heavy and not having a shoulder to cry on when your thoughts are a mess and not having a hand to hold which gives you hope, is another type of hurt.”


233. “Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.” — Erik Erikson


234. “Don’t force pieces that don’t fit. ”


235. “People have to start talking to know more about other cultures and to understand each other.” – Martin Scorsese


236. “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”


237. You’re pretty high on my list of people with whom I would want to be stranded on an island


238. “Don’t force people to love you, to chat with you, to talk with you; it’s a sign to know who is the right person for you. The right person always finds a way to connect with you.”


239. ‘Why talk behind’ is not the concern, ‘what made talk behind’ is.


240. “It’s not always about you. Sometimes people are emotionally unavailable because of someone else or a situation they are going through at the moment. So don’t force interaction, don’t force communication if that’s simply not an available choice for the other person right now. ”


241. “You can’t force people to stay in your life. Staying is a choice, so be thankful for people who choose you.”


242. “Nobody who says as little as he does is as simple as you'd think. It takes a lot to not say a lot, because when you're not talking, you're thinking, and he thinks a lot. My mum and dad talked all the time. Talkers don't think much; their words drown out any possibility of hearing their subconscious asking, Why did you say that? What do you really think?”


243. “Don’t force people to love you, to chat with you, to talk with you; it’s a sign to know who is the right person for you. The right person always finds a way to connect with you. ’ Neha Jha


244. “I miss me. The old me, the happy me, the bright me, the smiling me, the laughing me, the gone me.”


245. “A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent. ” – Unknown


246. “If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship – you won.”


247. “The humanity we all share is more important than the mental illnesses we may not” ― Elyn R. Saks


248. “And if today all you did was hold yourself together, I’m proud of you.”


249. “So many people look at [my depression] as me being ungrateful, but that is not it — I can’t help it. There’s not much that I’m closed off about, and the universe gave me all that so I could help people feel like they don’t have to be something they’re not or feel like they have to fake happy. There’s nothing worse than being fake happy.” — Miley Cyrus


250. “The opposite of depression isn’t happiness, but vitality.”


251. “If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship – you won. ” Lalah Delia


252. “Everyone’s got their own story to tell, and when you sit down with someone and really talk to them, you can learn so much.” – Dan Wells


253. “Imagine having someone that actually gets excited to talk to you.” – Unknown


254. “I’m reminded,” he begins, “of a famous cartoon. It’s of a prisoner, shaking the bars, desperately trying to get out — but to his right and left, it’s open, no bars.” He pauses, allowing the image to sink in. “All the prisoner has to do is walk around. But still, he frantically shakes the bars. That’s most of us. We feel completely stuck, trapped in our emotional cells, but there’s a way out — as long as we’re willing to see it.”


255. “A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life. ”


256. “If the queen had balls, she’d be the king.” If you go through life picking and choosing, if you don’t recognize that “the perfect is the enemy of the good,” you may deprive yourself of joy.”


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


258. I want a girl with extensions in her hair,


259. “And something inside me just...broke...That's the only way I could describe it.”


260. “Let’s be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading. ”


261. “You cannot force your importance in someone’s life. ”


262. “It is easier to talk about money — and much easier to talk about sex — than it is to talk about power. People who have it deny it; people who want it do not want to appear to hunger for it; and people who engage in its machinations do so secretly. ” – Smiley Blanton


263. “Others imply that they know what it is like to be depressed because they have gone through a divorce, lost a job, or broken up with someone. But these experiences carry with them feelings. Depression, instead, is flat, hollow, and unendurable. It is also tiresome. People cannot abide being around you when you are depressed. They might think that they ought to, and they might even try, but you know and they know that you are tedious beyond belief: you are irritable and paranoid and humorless and lifeless and critical and demanding and no reassurance is ever enough. You’re frightened, and you’re frightening, and you’re ‘not at all like yourself but will be soon,’ but you know you won’t.” ― Kay Redfield Jamison


264. “No matter what we talk about, we are talking about ourselves. ” – Hugh Prather


265. “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”


266. “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances. (…) Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”


267. “If the literature we are reading does not wake us, why then do we read it? A literary work must be an ice-axe to break the sea frozen inside us. ”


268. “It felt like this was never going to end. The world wasn’t going to stop crashing down until there was nothing left of me but dust.”


269. “Just being there for someone can sometimes bring hope when all seems hopeless.” – Dave G. Llewelyn


270. “Approval is a lover who will always break your heart.”


271. “One of the things that baffles me (and there are quite a few) is how there can be so much lingering stigma with regards to mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder. In my opinion, living with manic depression takes a tremendous amount of balls. Not unlike a tour of Afghanistan (though the bombs and bullets, in this case, come from the inside). At times, being bipolar can be an all-consuming challenge, requiring a lot of stamina and even more courage, so if you’re living with this illness and functioning at all, it’s something to be proud of, not ashamed of. They should issue medals along with the steady stream of medication.” — Carrie Fisher


272. “No amount of therapy can or self care can make up for scarcity of food & drink, time, or financial resources.” — Whitney Goodman, LMFT


273. “Don’t force anyone to talk to you. I’ve had my fair share of such emotional abuse and it always makes me back away. It is not in your best interest so just forget about it and let the person have a bit of space and decide if they want to engage.”


274. Don't talk about your diet. It's just boring, and the last thing you need when dieting is to be considered boring. - Author: Diane Von Furstenberg


275. “Don’t try to force anyone to talk to you. It can be difficult for them, they might be shy. Give the other person space and know that you cannot control everything in this world. Realizing that will alleviate stress, foster healthier social skills and can help improve your or someone’s mental health.”


276. ”The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away. ” – Alysia Harris


277. “I talk to myself because I like dealing with a better class of people. ” – Savielly Tartakower


278. “Happiness is having someone with whom I can talk about anything.”


279. “Thank you for making my life brighter and more beautiful. Thank you for being my greatest friend. Thank you for loving me like I am the most important thing in your world. I couldn’t have asked for a better friend. Something about us just works together. You always make me smile, I enjoy every moment we spend together and I come away feeling grateful for our friendship.”


280. “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.” ― Sylvia Plath


281. “Whenever you need me, whenever you want me, you know you can call me. I’ll be there shortly.” – Wiz Khalifa


282. “Above all, I didn't want to fall into the trap that Buddhists call idiot compassion - an apt phrase, given John's worldview. In idiot compassion, you avoid rocking the boat to spare people's feelings, even though the boat needs rocking and your compassion ends up being more harmful than your honesty. People do this with teenagers, spouses, addicts, even themselves. Its opposite is wise compassion, which means caring about the person but also giving him or her a loving truth bomb when needed.”


283. “Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” — Charles Spurgeon


284. “Talk happiness; talk faith; talk health. Say you are well, and all is well with you, and God shall hear your words and make them true. ” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox


285. If things are really overwhelming and you need to talk, you can give me a call at 347-273-2044. - Author: Eugene Mirman


286. “If you’re conscientiously seeking approval, you’re not being true to yourself.”


287. “It was too important a matter, this talking to people, and listening to them, to do it lightly or often.” – Robin McKinley


288. “You don’t have to be positive all the time. It’s perfectly okay to feel sad, angry, annoyed, frustrated, scared and anxious. Having feelings doesn’t make you a negative person. It makes you human.” — Lori Deschene


289. “Don’t force someone to make time for you, if they really want to, they will.”


290. “Just 'cause you can't see me don't mean I've gone away.” – Jodi Picoult


291. “Avoidance is a simple way of coping by not having to cope.”


292. “If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship — you won. ” – Lalah Delia


293. “Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength-carrying two days at once. Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom


294. “Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.” – Rita Schiano


295. “If you are an approval addict, your behavior is as easy to control as that of any other junkie. All a manipulator need do is a simple two-step process: Give you what you crave, and then threaten to take it away. Every drug dealer in the world plays this game.”


296. “The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.”


297. “Nobody applauds nature, yet she still glows.”


298. “I don't like forced conversations, forced friendships, forced interactions. I simply do not force things. If we don't vibe, we don't vibe.”


299. I think you need a concrete, real-world metaphor to talk about inner life without feeling like a jerk. - Author: Tift Merritt


300. “Sleep is good, he said, And books are better. ”


301. “Losing somebody you love is such a profoundly lonely experience, something only you endure in your own particular way.”


302. “Please try not to judge how someone is dealing with a pain you have never experienced.”


303. “You are the one thing in this world, above all other things, that you must never give up on. When I was in middle school, I was struggling with severe anxiety and depression and the help and support I received from my family and a therapist saved my life. Asking for help is the first step. You are more precious to this world than you’ll ever know.” — Lili Reinhart


304. “Our patience will achieve more than our force.”


305. “I’m here for you in the same way that you’re here for me, each person is an intricate piece of infinity.” – Eyedea


306. “When you’re in love with someone, you want to talk about every single thing in existence with them, while simultaneously saying nothing and just enjoying their presence.” – Paul Kelly


307. “The way to get a man interested and to hold his interest was to talk about himself, and then gradually lead the conversation around yourself—and keep it there.”


308. “I love therapy! There’s nothing like talking to someone who has no emotional tie to your life.” – Eva Mendes


309. “I keep moving ahead, as always, knowing deep down inside that I am a good person and that I am worthy of a good life.” ― Jonathan Harnisch


310. “Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers. ”


311. “I know you’re an independent person, but I really want to help you with this.”


312. “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. ” – Stephen Fry


313. “Don’t force someone to talk to you… If they really want to… They will…” – Maharatan Kumar


314. “It’s my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other easily understood disease just to make it easier on me and also on them.” ― Jennifer Niven


315. “You’re either reading a book or you’re not. ”


316. “Sadness is… wanting to talk to someone, but thinking you annoy them.”


317. “I’m at that point in my life where I don’t force communication with other people. You wanna talk to me? Great, we can talk for hours on end. You don’t wanna talk to me? That’s chill, too. I’ll be fine with or without you.”


318. “Never make someone a priority who only makes you an option.”


319. “You are not alone. You are seen. I am with you. You are not alone.” — Shonda Rhimes


320. “In books I have traveled, not only to other worlds, but into my own. ”


321. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. ” – Shannon L. Alder


322. “The more you try to impress, the more you become depressed, and the more they get tired of your coercion. It doesn’t make them love you, instead, they’ll see you as a little child, trying to draw a senseless picture on a piece of paper, begging people to look at it and admire it by force. You can persuade someone to look at your face, but you can’t persuade them to see the beauty therein.”


323. “The pain of severe depression is quite unimaginable to those who have not suffered it, and it kills in many instances because its anguish can no longer be borne. The prevention of many suicides will continue to be hindered until there is a general awareness of the nature of this pain.” ― William Styron


324. “You’re giving your personal power away every time you seek validation from someone else for who you are.”


325. “If you need me, I’m here. But even if you don’t, I’m still here.”


326. Do you need to get that? Wherever it is


327. “You are strong for surviving.”


328. “A new book is like a friend that I have yet to meet. ”


329. “You must write, and read, as if your life depended on it. ”


330. “If you are chronically down, it is a lifelong fight to keep from sinking.”


331. I'll be at the table, as I've been, willing to talk to any Republican who says, 'Look, my country is more important, this pile of bills is not going to go away, the challenges that we have is not going to disappear, we need to cross that divide. I'm ready. I'm waiting. - Author: Patty Murray


332. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows.”


333. “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” — Carl Jung


334. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” — Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


335. “In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus


336. “You have to validate yourself first, and then you will receive the much-deserved healing validation from the rest of the world.”


337. “Remind yourself that if you matter to someone then they will always make time for you. And remember to treat the people you love the same way and don’t take a relationship for granted. ”


338. “Don’t force anyone to talk about how they are feeling or to tell you something. Just give them their space and time and if they will feel like to tell then they will tell you on their own.”


339. I thought it was important to speak about what I believe would be the right response to Russian aggression in Ukraine. I'm pleased to hear there is more sanctions maybe coming tomorrow. But the truth of the matter is I think we need less talk and more deeds. - Author: Mike Pence


340. “If you ignore me, I will ignore you. If you don’t start the conversation, we won’t talk. If you don’t put in the effort, why should I?”


341. “Such a great feeling when someone just genuinely wants to talk to you & wants to know how your life is going.”


342. “Such a great feeling when someone just genuinely wants to talk to you and wants to know how your life is going.”


343. “Eventually you just have to realize that you’re living for an audience of one. I’m not here for anyone else’s approval.”


344. “Self-worth comes from one thing – thinking that you are worthy.”


345. There is no point in wasting your time and energy on someone who doesn’t have any interest in you


346. “If you don’t remember anything else in life, remember that I am here for you no matter what you need.”


347. “Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.”


348. “Everybody talks, but there is no conversation. ” – Dejan Stojanovic


349. “IWe would never tell someone with a broken leg that they should stop wallowing and get it together. We don’t consider taking medication for an ear infection something to be ashamed of. We shouldn’t treat mental health conditions any differently.” – Michelle Obama


350. “I love books. I like that the moment you open one and sink into it you can escape from the world, into a story that’s way more interesting that yours will ever be. ”


351. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” — Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


352. “Depression isn’t just being a bit sad. It’s feeling nothing. It’s not wanting to be alive anymore."


353. “Honesty is stronger medicine than sympathy, which may console but often conceals. —Gretel Ehrlich”


354. “Just remember, you are not alone, in fact, you are in a very commonplace with millions of others. We need to help each other and keep striving to reach our goals.” — Mike Moreno


355. “It’s really nice to have someone who’s intelligent and articulate to talk to about what you’re doing, because it’s a big part of who we are.” – Chris Pratt


356. “You can’t force someone to keep their word, or to communicate, or to realize that something special is in front of them. ” – Keyshia Cole


357. “Learning to have patience and not forcing the relationship is part of the twin soul process. If you are trying to force your will onto the other person, chances are you’re not ready to really connect yourself. There should be no blame here – only deep and unconditional love. ” – Chimnese Davids


358. “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in” ― Leonard Cohen


359. “I wanted to talk to someone. But who? It’s moments like this, when you need someone the most, that your world seems smallest. ” – David Levithan


360. “By taking care of myself I have so much more to offer the world than I do when I am running on empty.” – Ali Washington


361. “No amount of anxiety can change the future. No amount of regret can change the past.” — Karen Salmansohn


362. “Stay strong, your story isn’t over yet.”


363. “You can have compassion without forgiving. There are many ways to move on, and pretending to feel a certain way isn’t one of them.”


364. “Oh, I’m sorry. I forgot I only exist when you need something.”


365. “It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone. ” — Marilyn Monroe


366. “My body and heart weren’t made for this. I’m tired of being tired and I’m tired of being sad.”


367. “When I can’t talk sense, I talk metaphor. ” – John Philpot Curran


368. “In life don’t force anyone to talk to you… And don’t neglect anyone who always wants to talk to you.”


369. “You can’t force anybody to love you, you can’t force anybody to talk with you, you can’t force anybody to be with you, you can’t force anybody to have friendship with you, so basically, you don’t have right over other hearts, minds and moods. ”


370. “Nothing remains permanent. Good times come, and bad times also show up. But, there is something that will remain constant, my love. I’ll always be by your side.”


371. “In life don’t force anyone to talk to you… And don’t neglect anyone who always wants to talk to you. ” Amita


372. “A multitude of books distracts the mind. ”


373. “The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.” — Mama Indigo


374. “Don’t force anyone to talk to you, and you won’t be disappointed. ”


375. “In the best conversations, you don't even remember what you talked about, only how it felt. It felt like we were in some place your body can't visit, some place with no ceiling and no walls and no floor and no instruments”


376. “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” — Arthur Somers Roche


377. “If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


378. “The experience I have had is that once you start talking about [experiencing a mental health struggle], you realize that actually you’re part of quite a big club.” — Prince Harry


379. “Inspiration can hit you in the head at any time in any context. It could happen in a conversation. Talking to someone at a party, you can get an idea.” – James Cameron


380. “You will never gain anyone’s approval by begging for it. When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows. ” – Mandy Hale


381. “People make time for who they want to make time for. People text, call, and reply to people they want to talk to. Never believe anyone who says they’re too busy. If they wanted to be around you, they would. ”


382. “I love you more than I thought was possible. You’re my everything and no matter what, I will always be there for you. Please don’t forget that ever.”


383. “The acknowledgement of having suffered evil is the greatest step forward in mental health.” ― Stefan Molyneux


384. “Never force yourself to have a space in anyone's life because if they really know your worth, they'll surely create one for you.”


385. “The keys to life are running and reading. ”


386. “Observe the behavior of the butterfly, and chase no one, for they will only elude you.”


387. “Being vulnerable is actually a strength and not a weakness — that’s why more and more mental health is such an important thing to talk about. It’s the same as being physically sick. And when you keep all those things inside, when you bottle them up, it makes you ill.” — Cara Delevingne


388. “Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.” — Astrid Alauda


389. “Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.” — Grenville Kleiser


390. “Change what you can, manage what you can’t.” ― Raymond McCauley


391. “We tend to think that the future happens later, but we're creating it in our minds every day. When the present falls apart, so does the future we had associated with it. And having the future taken away is the mother of all plot twists.”