This extensive collection of depression quotes will help you come out of your blues for good. For more on famous depression quotations and sayings, read on.

Depression Quotes

Feelings of inadequacy, gloom, despondency and prolonged negativity can strain your mood and trigger feelings of depression. Depression is a severe form of mental illness that afflicts majority of the population at least once in their lifetime. Depression distorts our thoughts and makes our life appear worthless. Depression not only has the power to ruin our relationships but can also distress our lives beyond repair. For more on famous depression quotations and sayings, read on.

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.

- Sylvia Plath

Strong women only marry weak men.

- Bette Davis

God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.

- Stephen King

There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.

- Frida Kahlo

Part of me is afraid to get close to people because I'm afraid that they're going to leave.

- Marilyn Manson Talking , Marilyn Manson

In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.

- Herbert Hoover

Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself.

- Herbert Hoover

Anybody intelligent enough to realize what America is, is not going to sit around and do nothing about it. They're going to be the same way that I am. They're going to be the same way our fans are. They're going to be pissed.

- Marilyn Manson

Life begins on the other side of despair.

- Jean Paul Sartre

Most successes are unhappy. That's why they are successes - they have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something that the world will notice.

- Dame Agatha Christie

I hated school. Even to this day, when I see a school bus it's just depressing to me. The poor little kids.

- Dolly Parton

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.

- Charlie Chaplin

Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.

- Janis Joplin

Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.

- Ovid

All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up; that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of your being and so distorts. you.

- Rainer Maria Rilke

There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life... I think I must have been crying for some attention.

- Judy Garland

Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

- Horace

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.

- Pythagoras

If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy.

- Ralph Ellison

Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice. That's what makes the jukebox play.

- Willie Nelson

We're still here trying to get the word out that 330 farmers are quitting every week.

- Willie Nelson

When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same.

- Toni Morrison

I'm worth more dead than alive. Don't cry for me after I'm gone; cry for me now.

- Marlene Dietrich

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.

- Clippings from My Notebook , Corrie ten Boom

Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.

- Corrie ten Boom

A man by himself is in bad company.

- Eric Hoffer

Let me go to hell, that's all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shine off their bliss.

- Samuel Beckett

Friends love misery, in fact. Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky or too successful or too pretty, our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends

- Erica Jong

It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.

- George Herbert

Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.

- Les Brown

He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian.

- Woody Allen

Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved.

- Princess Diana

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

- Prozac Nation , Elizabeth Wurtzel

N a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression.

- Elizabeth Wurtzel

Never again! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough.

- Ingrid Bergman

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.

- Ingrid Bergman

Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order.

- Katherine Mansfield

When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.

- Arthur Ashe

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