Depression Quotes to Overcome From It

Depression is serious medical condition which affects the way you behave, feel, and think negatively. It causes a loss of interest in daily activities and even activities you once enjoyed. One in every 15 people suffer from depression in a year and one in six may experience it in a lifetime (APA, 2013)

Depression is a difficult concept and not everyone understands it. The ones who suffer or have suffered through this clinical illness know the emotions and feelings that run through. Seeing other people not understanding you can make you feel a lot more frustrated. At times others sayings that  ‘its all an act’ ‘it is all in your mind’ worsen our depression.

Even when someone tries to help us, they simply cannot. Not everyone has still understood the actual essence of depression. How one truly feels and it not just being ‘sad’. They wonder if just smiling, laughing, forgetting about it will make it go away. To overcome depression, you may require help from trained professionals. You can get online counselling for depression in your own comfort of your home and convenience. An online psychologist can guide you to betterment using proper treatment plans tailored for you.

Here are some depression quotes to help you express and connect with some of your feelings.

I want to take a nap. I am not tired or sleepy, I just don’t want to be awake” -Unknown

The worst kind to sad is not being able to explain why.” -Unknown.

Keeping a lot to myself, because it is hard to find someone who understands”- Unknown.

I am fading away, and no one is noticing”- Unknown.

It is that feeling when you are not necessarily sad, but just really empty”- Unknown.

My forest is dark, the trees are sad, and all the butterflies have broken wings.”- Raine Cooper.

My thoughts are destroying me. I try not to think, but the silence is a killer too.”- Unknown

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.”- Jeffery Eugenides.

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.”- Unknown.

"Depression is being colour-blind and constantly told how colourful the world is.”-Atticus


Below are few quotes about overcoming depression that may build some courage to go and help yourself or ask for help in fighting depression.

We repeat what we don’t repair”-Unknown.

Stop trying to calm the storm, calm yourself, the storm will pass”.- Unknown

In the darkest time, I have always believed, the light will shine.” – Laila Akita

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.” -Unknown

In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer”- Albert Camus

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

Everything that drowned me, taught me how to swim.”- Jenim Dibie.



American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), Fifth edition.


Depression Quotes to Overcome From It

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