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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.”


392. “Do more listening than talking; talk more about them than about you.”


393. “The fact of just being there was phenomenal.” – Ethan Russell


394. I like it when people talk s**t. Because if people weren't talking s**t, there would be nothing for me to come back with. I need that. If I don't have any ammo, what am I going to say? - Author: Eminem


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


396. “We reveal most about ourselves when we speak about others.”


397. “People think depression is sadness. People think depression is crying. People think depression is dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is a constant feeling of being numb. Being numb to emotions, being numb to life. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again.”


398. “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


399. “Don’t force anyone to talk about their feelings or tell you something. Just give them their space and time; if they want to tell, they will tell you on their own. “ – Neha Maurya


400. “A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent.”


401. “Sometimes you stop talking to someone because you keep telling yourself that if they wanted to talk to you, they would.”


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


403. “Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” — Walter Anderson


404. “Talk low, talk slow, and don’t say too much. ” – John Wayne


405. “Everyone experiences a version of anxiety or worry in their lives, and maybe we go through it in a different or more intense way for longer periods of time, but there’s nothing wrong with you.” – Emma Stone


406. “Don’t force anyone to talk to you. How do you feel when someone does that to you? Why would you want to do that to someone else (or think it would work)?”


407. “I’m not the kind of person who likes to shout out my personal issues from the rooftops, but with my bipolar becoming public, I hope fellow sufferers will know it’s completely controllable. I hope I can help remove any stigma attached to it, and that those who don’t have it under control will seek help with all that is available to treat it.” — Catherine Zeta-Jones


408. “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 your 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.”


409. “I will always be there for you. You are everything I need in life and more. You mean the world to me and I just want you to know that I’m so thankful for your love, friendship, and support.”


410. “Like anything, you don't force kids to cook. It just becomes a part of life – have them be around it, keep them informed – talk about it. I try to relay my passion for it in these ways. The second you try to force anything on your own kid, they rebel.”


411. “Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a lot but don't talk about it; they are the ones who make a community live.”


412. “Having someone to talk to at the end of the day is all you need.”


413. “The only approval you need in life, is that of your positive inner-self.”


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


415. “Books showed me there were possibilities in life, that there were actually people like me living in a world I could not only aspire to but attain. Reading gave me hope. For me, it was the open door. ”


416. “I might not be everything you want, but I give you my word. I’m always there for you no matter the challenges ahead.”


417. “In a healthy relationship you respect each person’s right to decide and act as they deep down feel is the right thing. If someone is trying to force small or bigger things over and over – perhaps especially in a romantic relationship – then that’s a warning sign.”


418. “You will feel better than this, maybe not yet, but you will. You just keep living until you are alive again.”


419. “You really ought to read more books – you know, those things that look like blocks but come apart on one side. ”


420. “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. ”


421. In order for friendships to feel easy and comfortable, they should not feel forced. There is no doubt that any mental health professional will tell you that friendships should feel good and should not require much effort


422. “Learn to walk away from the arms where you don’t belong before you end up suffocating there.”


423. “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


424. “I am bipolar, and I am proud. And that is why I wanted to write a book. To shine a light on mental illness, to be vulnerable about the days I let it take control and paid dearly for it, and to tell anyone fighting a similar battle: You are not alone. You are not broken.” — AJ Lee


425. “The more you talk about them, the more important they will feel. The more you listen to them, the more important you will make them feel.”


426. “Tris: "I was reading."


427. “My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.” — Patty Duke


428. “It’s good to have someone to talk to, but it’s better to have someone who listens to you.”


429. “Be the better person. Stop wasting any more time on toxic relationships. On fake friendships. Do it for yourself and for your self esteem. Because a brighter future awaits if you start moving towards it.”’


430. “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.”


431. “Some talk to you in their free time and some free their time to talk to you. Learn the difference.”


432. “I think it’s the books that you read when you’re young that live with you forever. ”


433. “Sometimes at night, when I wake up really late, I can hear my dad talking to God. He whispers, but I still hear him.” – Jeff Lemire


434. “I need someone who is comfortable with awkward silences and doesn’t mind me not talking most of the time.”


435. “What if you moved through the world as if you were easy to be loved? Because I promise you, you are easy to love.” Sonalee Rashatwar, LCSW


436. “You don’t need to find a lesson in your trauma.” — Jordan Pickell, MCP RCC


437. “Best friends know if the smile in your face is a tear rolling in your heart. I want you to know that I’m here for you, whether the sun shines or the rain falls down.”


438. You are sacrificing your overall mental health and wellbeing. Your need to control and force a relationship requires a lot of emotional energy. Don’t do this to yourself or another person. You are only going to make matters worse


439. “If it comes, let it come. If it stays, let it stay. If it goes, let it go.”


440. 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


441. “Do you think I’m a bad person?” she’d ask, and I’d assure her that everyone who comes to therapy worries that what they think or feel might not be “normal” or “good,” and yet it’s our honesty with ourselves that helps us make sense of our lives with all of their nuances and complexity. Repress those thoughts, and you’ll likely behave “badly.” Acknowledge them, and you’ll grow.


442. “Talk politics, talk about study and talk positively. ” – Jiang Zemin


443. “This feeling will pass. The fear is real but the danger is not.” ― Cammie McGovern


444. “We all need someone to talk to, someone who listens, someone who understands.” – Ritu Ghatourey


445. “There’s nothing more vital to the bond you share with someone than simply being there for them.” – Suman Rai


446. “So you say you wanna talk, let’s talk. If you won’t talk, I’ll walk, yeah it’s like that. Got a new man, he’s waiting out back. Now what, what you think about that?. ” – Pink


447. “You have to talk to your children about things, a lot of our parents don’t do that. You have to explain things to children as to why certain things happen.” – Drexel Deal


448. “Waking moments we talk to ourselves about the things we experience. Our self-talk, the thoughts we communicate to ourselves, in turn control the way we feel and act. ” – John Lembo


449. “When you’re depressed you don’t control your thoughts, your thoughts control you. I wish people would understand this.”


450. “Thank you for gracing my life with your lovely presence, for adding a sweet measure of your soul to my existence.” – Richard Matheson


451. “Deep breathing is our nervous system’s love language.” — Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy


452. “Talking to someone can sometimes be the best solution.”


453. “The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. ”


454. “A word after a word after a word is power. ”


455. “What does your anxiety do? It does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but it empties today of its strength. It does not make you escape the evil; it makes you unfit to cope with it if it comes.” ― Raymond L. Cramer


456. “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. ”


457. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”


458. I need someone to talk to. Well, not exactly talk. I need someone to listen. - Author: Cait Doolittle


459. “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.”


460. “I can’t promise to fix all your problems but I can promise you won’t have to face them alone.”


461. “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.”


462. “Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world. ”


463. “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. ” Micheal Bassey Johnson


464. “Learn to walk away from the arms where you don’t belong before you end up suffocating there. ” – Sai Pradeep


465. “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.” — Amy March, from Little Women


466. “We are not our trauma. We are not our brain chemistry. That’s part of who we are, but we’re so much more than that.” ― Sam J. Miller


467. “Tough times never last, but tough people do!” — Robert Schuller


468. “I may not be right there whenever you needed me, but I’m just a call, a text, a drive away from you. I’m always here.”


469. “I love you. That means I’m not just here for the pretty parts. I’m here no matter what.”


470. “Happiness doesn’t have to be chased…it merely has to be chosen.”


471. “I love to talk about nothing. It's the only thing I know anything about.”


472. “Hold on to this hope: You can get better from depression.”


473. “As I’m bound to be the unavoidable consequence of you. There’s so many people who can talk and talk and talk and just say nothing or nearly nothing. ” – Ella Fitzgerald


474. “He hadn’t realized how much it could mean, having someone to talk to like that; he hadn’t realized that it could be a kind of lifeline, and that without it, there would be nobody to save you if you started to drown.” – Jennifer E. Smith


475. “Many men talk like philosophers and live like fools.”


476. “Happiness doesn’t have to be chased… it merely has to be chosen. ” – Mandy Hale


477. “Don’t force someone to talk. When a message pops up on their mobile screen and they reply to everyone else’s message but not to yours – it means they are just finding a way to get rid of you and you’re forcing them to talk with you. Let them go! Set them free. Leave them alone! Find time for someone else who has time for you. ”


478. “Just remember that I love you and will always be here for you, no matter what, from this day on until forever. You’re my entire life and I’m a better person just for knowing you.”


479. “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 else’s mental health. ”


480. If your husband has difficulty getting to sleep, the words 'we need to talk about our relationship' may help. - Author: Rita Rudner


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


482. “There comes a point where you no longer care if there’s a light at the end of the tunnel or not. You’re just sick of the tunnel.”


483. “I realized that there was no point or sense in chasing after happiness that had perished.”


484. “If you're hurting, please tell me. I don't know what it feels like, but I want to be here for you. I want to understand what you're going through. I'm on your side. You are not in this alone.”


485. “In therapy we aim for self-compassion (Am I human?) versus self-esteem (a judgment: Am I good or bad?).”


486. Talk to your customers. Find out what they need. Don't pay any attention to the competition. They're not relevant to you. - Author: Joel Spolsky


487. “Don’t believe everything you think.” — Unknown


488. “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.”


489. “Mental health is something that we all need to talk about, and we need to take the stigma away from it. So let’s raise the awareness. Let’s let everybody know it’s OK to have a mental illness and addiction problem.” — Demi Lovato


490. “I am happy for people to talk about my pictures, but I wish devoutly that I was not expected to talk about them myself. ” – Howard Hodgkin


491. “When someone treats you like an option, help them narrow their choices by removing yourself from the equation. It’s that simple.” – Robert Tew


492. “It’s hard for women to talk about these things, and for the doctors to really talk about it too, and to even have the knowledge of what’s going on. That’s why I’m doing this and urging women to speak out and talk to their doctors frankly. ” – Cybill Shepherd


493. “Do your best, then adopt a ‘whatever happens, happens’ mindset. Don’t try to force things. Just let go and allow the right blessings to flow.”


494. “If they don’t chase you when you walk away… Keep walking!”


495. “Confidence is a habit that can be developed by acting as if you already had the confidence you desire to have.”


496. “I know you will always say that you will be there for me. But I want to just say thank you for being there when I need you. Thank you for the warm comforter after a long day and the soft bed to sleep on every night. Thank you for being my first best friend.”


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


498. “If they don’t miss you, that means they never loved you in the first place. ”


499. “No time is ever wasted if you have a book along as a companion. ”


500. “But I believe I rather like superstitious people. They lend color to life. Wouldn't it be a rather drab world if everybody was wise and sensible . . . and good? What would we find to talk about?”


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


502. “Don’t force someone to talk to you… If they really want to… They will…”


503. “Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them—every day begin the task anew.” –Saint Francis de Sales


504. “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 lol. ”


505. “I don't want to be married just to be married. I can't think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can't talk to, or worse, someone I can't be silent with.”


506. “It all starts with not wanting to get out of bed, that’s how you know you’re getting bad again.”


507. “Like anything, you don’t force kids to cook. It just becomes a part of life – have them be around it, keep them informed – talk about it. I try to relay my passion for it in these ways. The second you try to force anything on your own kid, they rebel.”


508. “Nobody ever tells you that emptiness weighs the most.”


509. “[Slow breathing] is like an anchor in the midst of an emotional storm: the anchor won’t make the storm goes away, but it will hold you steady until it passes. — Russ Harris


510. There are only so many letters in the alphabet. When I talk to young musicians or authors and they ask for advice, I say, 'You gotta learn all the letters of your own personal alphabet. With music, you need to know all the different kinds of music and everything in and around your given instrument. - Author: David Lee Roth


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


512. “A funny person is funny only for so long, but a wit can sit down and go on being spellbinding forever. One is not meant to laugh. One stays quiet and marvels. Spontaneously witty talk is without question the most fascinating entertainment there is.”


513. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves” ― Henry David Thoreau


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


515. Happiness should not be based on a forced, non-mutual relationship. It should feel natural and authentic for both parties so you can grow and experience joy together


516. Lily," Mom said, "we need to talk


517. You may not know what the other person is going through. Especially if you are trying to force an acquaintance to talk to you, you are not always going to be aware of their personal circumstances. You could be doing serious damage to someone-in-crisis by being forceful or intimidating


518. “Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself. ”


519. “Belief in yourself is more important than endless worries of what others think of you. Value yourself and others will value you. Validation is best that comes from within.”


520. “There is no cast, no scar, no stitches. No X-ray with the evidence of pain. Rarely is there physical evidence of mental illness, but for those suffering from pervasive mental illness the pain and exhaustion is deep and heavy.” – Emily Sanders, LMFT


521. “I think it’s cute when someone actually bothers to stay up late just to talk to you.”


522. “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary. We must not permit anything to stand between us and the book that could change our lives. ”


523. “peace. it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. it means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.”


524. “If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.” – Chief Dan George


525. “If you wanna talk to me then that’s cool. If you don’t wanna talk to me then then I won’t force anyone to talk to me. I’m cool either way.”


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


527. “I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage. ”


528. “Depression exist without you knowing it, even denying it. It is not an illusion. You don’t even know you’re in it. It takes a while before you realize it.”


529. “Happiness is having someone with whom I can talk about anything.” – Unknown


530. You are wasting your time and energy on someone who isn’t invested in you. This can only lead to heartache and pain as your self-worth is damaged time-and-time again with questions and doubts. Your time and energy could be spent on positive interactions and joyful experiences


531. “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. ”


532. “I would say what others have said: It gets better. One day, you’ll find your tribe. You just have to trust that people are out there waiting to love you and celebrate you for who you are. In the meantime, the reality is you might have to be your own tribe. You might have to be your own best friend. That’s not something they’re going to teach you in school. So start the work of loving yourself. — Wentworth Miller


533. “If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys. ” – Chief Dan George


534. “You gotta talk to the one who made you. Talk to the one who understands. Talk to the one who gave you all the light in your eyes.” – Sheryl Crow


535. “In life don’t force anyone to talk to you… and don’t neglect anyone who always wants to talk to you. ” – Asmita


536. “Don’t force anyone to talk to you. How do you feel when someone does that to you? Why would you want to do that to someone else or think it would work?”


537. “Sometimes, I just need someone to talk to.”


538. “What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.”


539. “Start listening to the way you talk to yourself. These interactions will tell you how well you know yourself, how much you respect yourself, and what boundaries you are lacking.” — Sara Kuburic


540. “Depression is not the same as sadness.”


541. “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. ” Neha Maurya


542. Friendships should feel easy and comfortable, not forced. Any mental health professional will tell you that friendships should feel good and not require much effort. Forced communication will create arguments and toxic communication skills


543. “Talk, talk, talk: the utter and heartbreaking stupidity of words. ” – William Faulkner


544. “Always write as if you are talking to someone. It works. Don’t put on any fancy phrases or accents or things you wouldn’t say in real life.” – Maeve Binchy


545. Sometimes I do talk to myself, I consider the company and figure I need an intelligient conversation. - Author: Samantha Lang


546. “The biggest lesson I learned this year is not to force anything; conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love. Anything forced is just not worth fighting for, whatever flows flows, what crashes crashes. It is what it is. ”


547. “Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.”


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


549. “Having someone to talk to and pour your heart out about anything under the sun without the fear of getting judged is the best feeling ever.” – Flawsome


550. The most important thing is to live an interesting life. Keep your eyes, ears and heart open. Talk to people and visit interesting places, and don't forget to ask questions. To be a writer you need to drink in the world around you so it's always there in your head. - Author: Michael Morpurgo


551. “Love comes softly, it cannot be forced… cannot bear the weight of our expectations. Love always comes in the surrender – in the falling. ” – Ann Voskamp


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


553. “Life is difficult for everyone. We all have stress and we all need someone in our lives that we can lean on. Never think that you cannot talk to someone because they have problems to or that your friend or loved one would be better off without you or your problems. You’ll soon find out that they need you just as much as you need them. ” — Joshua Hartzell


554. ”The less you talk, the more you’re listened to. ” – Pauline Phillips


555. “Don't force someone to talk. When a message pops up on their mobile screen and they reply to everyone else's message but not to yours. It means they are just finding a way to get rid of you and you're forcing them to talk with you. Let them go! Set them free. Leave them alone! Find time for someone else who has time for you.”


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


557. “Friends come and go like the waves of the ocean but the true ones stay, like an octopus on your face.”


558. “Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there’s nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression.”


559. “If you’re talking to a man who wouldn’t fight with you under any circumstances whatsoever, then you’re talking to someone for whom you have absolutely no respect.” – Jordan Peterson


560. The act of forcing a conversation or relationship is a form of emotional abuse. Your target is trying to avoid the situation, while you are expending energy to force what you want


561. “The two of you may have been on the same page in the past or may be in the future. But for now, move on.”


562. “One thing I’m most passionate about is that I’m geared up and ready for another cycle of touring, to go out in the world and be whoever I need to be for someone. For a lot of people they just want to see you or want to take a photograph of that moment. Some people they simply just want to hear you. And others actually have things they want to share and talk with you about. ” — Jason Mraz


563. “Crazy isn’t being broken or swallowing a dark secret. It’s you or me amplified. If you ever told a lie and enjoyed it. If you ever wished you could be a child forever.” ― Susanna Kaysen


564. “Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to, it’s not for them.” — Joubert Botha


565. “When something feels bad, don’t hesitate to talk about it!” – Maya Angelou


566. “What makes people weak? Their need for validation and recognition, their need to feel important. Don’t get caught in this trap.”


567. “I know it's been hard, me not being there. I don't want you thinking that I really don't care.” – Lionel Richie


568. “No one is always busy. It just depends on what number you are on their priority list. ”


569. “Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.” – Dale Carnegie


570. “Reading is the key that opens doors to many good things in life. Reading shaped my dreams, and more reading helped me make my dreams come true. ”


571. “If someone wants you, nothing will keep them away, but if they don’t want you, nothing will make them stay.”


572. “No amount of support or generosity justifies someone treating you badly. This includes parents.” — Sarah Crosby


573. “May you always know you have my hand to hold.” – JJ Heller


574. “The inability to say no is largely about approval-seeking—people imagine that if they say no, they won’t be loved by others. The inability to say yes, however—to intimacy, a job opportunity, an alcohol program—is more about lack of trust in oneself. Will I mess this up? Will this turn out badly? Isn’t it safer to stay where I am?”


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


576. “Imagine having someone that actually gets excited to talk to you.”


577. “Dignity will only happen when you realize that having someone in your life doesn't validate your worth.”


578. “As you reflect back on the previous weeks, months or year, look for moments you can celebrate too. There will be some, even if you have to look a little harder.” — Emily Coxhead


579. “Do you think I’m a bad person?” — On inner conflict


580. “Speak to me: I will spend my lifetime trying to understand you.”


581. “I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death, I will still protect you. I am stronger than depression. And I am braver than loneliness. And nothing will ever exhaust me.” – Elizabeth Gilbert


582. “It’s been a long time since you and I have been friends. We are proof of the fact that all good things don’t always end through happiness and sadness, through highs and lows. I’m here for you forever is what I want you to know.”


583. “I can go days without talking to you, months without seeing you, but not a second goes by that I’m not thinking about you.” – Anurag Prakash Ray


584. “When you have nothing to say, say nothing. ” – Charles Caleb Colton


585. “Having someone you can tell every detail of your day to without feeling like you are being clingy or boring is such a great feeling.” – Unknown


586. “Having someone to talk to at the end of the day is all you need.” – Unknown


587. “You just can’t force someone to talk to them,.. When they don’t want to…”


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


589. “It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish. ”


590. “Not having someone to talk to is hard but, it teaches you how to handle things on your own.”


591. “Sleep just isn’t sleep anymore, it’s an escape.”


592. “Follow your envy - it shows you what you want.”


593. “When depression takes over and I can’t push through it, I have to close my door and shut the world out. It’s the only way I know how to survive.”


594. “If you need to talk about your childhood, you’re safe with me. If you need to break into a million pieces, I’m right here, Lev. I’ll find them all, I’m good at details, and I’ll put you back together. You’re safe here.”


595. “You are the best thing that has ever happened to me. You have brought me love, joy, and happiness in life that I can never repay. I am so blessed that you came into my life and gave me a reason to live. Thank you for always being there for me.”


596. “I wanted to talk about it. Damn it. I wanted to scream. I wanted to yell. I wanted to shout about it. But all I could was whisper “I’m fine.”


597. “Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”


598. “The right man in your life will fly across the world to say hello, instead of saying goodbye. ” – Shannon L. Alder


599. You’re obviously not on the same page. If you have to force someone to talk to you, this should be quite clear. You should focus your energy on people who share your interests, desires, dreams, and values


600. “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.”


601. “You can’t force effort, patience, understanding, honesty, loyalty, commitment, trust and you can’t force a connection. ”


602. “I don’t need much more money, and I thought that when I retired that nobody would want to talk to me anymore. Then I did, and people still want to talk to me. ” – Johnny Ramone


603. “at some point in our lives, we have to let go of the fantasy of creating a better past.”


604. “Waking moments we talk to ourselves about the things we experience. Our self-talk, the thoughts we communicate to ourselves, in turn control the way we feel and act.” – John Lembo


605. “I heard you were a player , okay , lets play a game.


606. “You gotta talk to the one who made you. Talk to the one who understands. Talk to the one who gave you all the light in your eyes. ” – Sheryl Crow


607. “We all need someone to talk to, someone who listens, and someone who understands.”


608. “I found that with depression, one of the most important things you can realize is that you’re not alone. You’re not the first to go through it, you’re not gonna be the last to go through it,” — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


609. “We are what we believe we are.”


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


611. “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.”


612. “Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but, importantly, YOU ARE NOT THE RAIN.” — Matt Haig


613. “I don’t want to be married just to be married. I can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can’t talk to, or worse, someone I can’t be silent with. ” – Mary Ann Shaffer


614. The best customer service is if the customer doesn't need to call you, doesn't need to talk to you. It just works. - Author: Jeff Bezos


615. “I’m here for you. Right now. Tomorrow. And every single day after that.”


616. “Do your best, then adopt a ‘whatever happens, happens’ mindset. Don’t try to force things. Just let go and allow the right blessings to flow. ” – Marcandangel


617. “Even though friends say they are interested in your life, they never really want to talk about you as much as you want them to. ” – Charise Mericle Harper


618. “When I don’t pay attention to my feelings, I tend to put up with situations and people longer than I should.” — Allyson Dinneen


619. “I don’t force it. If you don’t have an idea and you don’t hear anything going over and over in your head, don’t sit down and try to write a song. You know, go mow the lawn… My songs speak for themselves.”


620. “I stop talking to you to see if you cared well it look like you never did!”


621. “Having no one to talk to when you really need it and you’re hurt, is an even bigger pain than what’s already hurting you. It makes you feel like you have no friends cause they ain’t there.” – Unknown


622. “I was always there when you need someone to talk to.”


623. “Having someone you can talk to is cool, but it’s been my experience that it is a lot harder to find someone you can be quiet with.” – Eileen Cook


624. “Don’t judge your feelings; notice them. Use them as your map. Don’t be afraid of the truth.”


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


626. “Feeling your feelings will not lead to depression.” — Jordan Pickell, MCP RCC


627. “Your feelings don’t have to mesh with what you think they should be,” he explained. “They’ll be there regardless, so you might as well welcome them because they hold important clues.”


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


629. “I enjoy talking to young people, and talking to people about helping young people. That part is not a chore.” – Tony Dungy


630. “Don’t blow off another’s candle for it won’t make yours shine brighter. ”


631. “Knowing you have something good to read before bed is among the most pleasurable of sensations. ”


632. “Most big transformations come about from the hundreds of tiny, almost imperceptible, steps we take along the way.”


633. “You don’t build a bond without being present.” – James Earl Jones


634. “I don't force it. If you don't have an idea and you don't hear anything going over and over in your head, don't sit down and try to write a song. You know, go mow the lawn… My songs speak for themselves.”


635. “…if you rely solely on medication to manage depression or anxiety, for example, you have done nothing to train the mind, so that when you come off the medication, you are just as vulnerable to a relapse as though you had never taken the medication.” — Daniel Goleman


636. I need to be in front of my obstacle. I like to have a back dialogue; I like to talk with people; I like to share ideas. - Author: Maiwenn


637. “I can feel infinitely alive curled up on the sofa reading a book. ”


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


639. “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. ” – Joel Osteen


640. “Happiness doesn’t have to be chased…it merely has to be chosen. ”


641. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss


642. “People often mistake numbness for nothingness, but numbness isn’t the absence of feelings; it’s a response to being overwhelmed by too many feelings.”


643. According to all the experts, it's time for me to talk about what I'm going through. . . I can't. I'd need a new alphabet, one made of falling, of tectonic plates shifting, of the deep devouring dark. - Author: Jandy Nelson


644. “There is no debate about where my loyalty lies. You know that I will stand by you no matter how stormy it might get. Count on me to be there with you when the time is right.”


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


646. “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


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


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


649. “Don't force someone to remember you all the time. Just stay silent and let them realize how they will be without you in their life.”


650. “When your intentions are pure, you don’t lose anyone. They lose you. ”


651. “Talking to someone with an open mind is seriously one of my favorite things because there’s never an end to what you can talk about and learn.”


652. “If you know someone who’s depressed please resolve to never ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest and best things you will ever do.” — Stephen Fry


653. “Anger is the go-to feeling for most people because it’s outward-directed—angrily blaming others can feel deliciously sanctimonious. But often it’s only the tip of the iceberg, and if you look beneath the surface, you’ll glimpse submerged feelings you either weren’t aware of or didn’t want to show: fear, helplessness, envy, loneliness, insecurity. And if you can tolerate these deeper feelings long enough to understand them and listen to what they’re telling you, you’ll not only manage your anger in more productive ways, you also won’t be so angry all the time.”


654. “But what I mean is, lots of time you don’t know what interests you most till you start talking about something that doesn’t interest you most.” – J.D. Salinger


655. “Talking about someone who makes you happy actually make you happy.” – Elizabeth Scott


656. You don't feel the need to talk all the time, do you," she said


657. “But we talk about issues, we talk about people, we talk about personalities. George is a very good reader of people, and he’s very perceptive about people, and you know, that’s fine. ” – Laura Bush


658. “Know your worth. People always act like they’re doing more for you than you’re doing for them.”


659. “I knew well enough that one could fracture one’s legs and arms and recover afterward, but I did not know that you could fracture the brain in your head and recover from that too.” ― Vincent van Gogh


660. “Having someone you can tell every detail of your day to without feeling like you are being clingy or boring is such a great feeling.”


661. “Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word. ”


662. “There’s no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong books. ”


663. “Lots of people talk to animals...Not very many listen though...that's the problem.”


664. “We need to listen to that inner voice that tells us we deserve to be loved. And we need to accept that some people will never love us, no matter what we do. ”


665. “I’m reading! I don’t want to be disturbed!”


666. “Mental health affects every aspect of your life. It’s not just this neat little issue you can put into a box.” — Shannon Purser


667. “It’s possible to live well, feel well, and also find happiness with bipolar disorder or any other mental illness [you’re] struggling with.” — Demi Lovato


668. “You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” — Dan Millman


669. “If I’m talking to someone in a crowded room, I try to make this person feel as though we’re the only ones present.” – Mary Kay Ash


670. “You can survive this. I’ll be here to help you every step of the way.”


671. “I ache to hear her tell me she loves me, but forcing her to put words to how she feels pushes her further into the silence she seems comfortable calling home now. I tell myself to be patient and understanding, but inside there’s a longing only those words will fill, and it hurts to ignore it. ” – C. J. Redwine


672. “If you need me, call me. I don’t care if I’m sleeping, if I’m having my own problems or if I’m angry at you. If you need me and if you need to talk to me, I’ll always be there for you. No matter how big or how small your problem is, I’ll be there.”


673. “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


674. “I may not be the kind of person you want me to be, but I will always be there for you.” – Alfusainey Jallow


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


676. “I can talk for a long time only when it’s about something boring. ” – Lydia Davis

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