Depression Quotes
Guiding You Out of Darkness

Inspirational depression quotes are very useful in encouraging people who are suffering from depression. Depression is a slow killer that can take anyone in its grip anytime. For those who are in depression, it is very important for family and friends to help and support rather than to isolate or abandon them. Empathy is more important than sympathy to help them fight the mental demons.

Depression quotes will make you feel that you are not alone when you are depressed. Depression quotes can also help to give insight to depression when someone near you is having a major downtime. This is extremely helpful when you don’t understand what they’re going through, because they are also having difficulties in expressing themselves in a way that is meaningful to you.

“No matter what form of depression you may suffer from, love and acceptance are the two essential elements necessary in developing control over your symptoms.”
~ Amy Weintraub

“Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.”
~ Elie Weisel

“Depression is the common cold of the deluded human being. And according to Buddha, all human beings are quite deluded.”
~ Stephen Cope

Life is beautiful!
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Inspiring People Out Of Depression

Many times, it is very difficult to convince a loved one to talk about their depression. Friends and family play a major role in providing emotional and moral support. This involves a great deal of understanding, affection, listening and convincing them that they are not alone.

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, "Compared to what?"
~ Sydney J. Harris

"You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it."
~ Albert Ellis

"If you're feeling low, don't despair. The sun has a sinking spell every night, but it comes back up every morning. The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain."
~ Dolly Parton

"Better keep yourself clean and bright; you’re the window through which you must see the world."
~ George Bernard Shaw

The day is bright!
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Inspiring Life

Inspirational depression quotes are affirmations to help us remember that things are not always negative as they seem. People with depression are more prone to social anxiety and must constantly match their emotions to the life around them and adjust their attitude accordingly. Such quotes provide us the platform to see life as it is and more importantly as it can be, not as our feelings tell us it is. In one way or another, depression quotes will help us to see that we are not a burden on others and that others welcome us in their lives.

“The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.”
~ Arnold Bennett

“Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst. We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression.”
~ Robert Johnson

“Habits of pessimism lead to depression, wither achievement, and undermine physical health. The good news is that pessimism can be unlearned, and that with its removal depression, underachievement, and poor health can be alleviated.”
~ Martin Seligman

“Remember sadness is always temporary. This, too, shall pass.”
~ Chuck T. Falcon

"Our greatest glory is not in ever falling, but in rising every time we fall."
~ Confucius

Inspiring Confidence

Depression can lower a person’s confidence and self esteem and interfere with the capability to get help. It can leave a person feeling crippled, worthless, fatigued and hopeless. However, inspirational depression quotes are something that will help to move people out from under that dark cloud and into the sunshine of a happy healthy life. Life is more about how we see ourselves than it is about how others see us.

"Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before."
~ James Buckham

"Enthusiasm is followed by disappointment and even depression, and then by renewed enthusiasm."
~ Murray Gell-Mann

"Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened."
~ Dr. Seuss

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