Depression Quotes

...Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling...People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile.

Judith Guest

If depression is creeping up and must be faced, learn something about the nature of the beast: You may escape without a mauling.

Dr. R. W. Shepherd

Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.

Steven Wright

Great men suffer hours of depression through introspection and self-doubt. That is why they are great. That is why you will find modesty and humility the characteristics of such men.

Bruce Barton

That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key.

Elizabeth Wurtzel

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

Albert Ellis

Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from normal experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain ... it is entirely natural that the victim begins to think ceaselessly of oblivion.

WILLIAM STYRON

Depression is a treatable medical illness like cancer and heart disease.

Judith Peacock

Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts

Penelope Sweet

A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.

Geoffrey Norman

Depression is inertia.

Dr. Wayne Dyer

The best insurance policy for tomorrow is to make the most productive use of today. A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.

Geoffrey Norman

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

I find nothing more depressing than optimism.

Paul Fussell

The mood state Americans are in, on average, when watching television is mildly depressed.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.

Geoffrey Norman

If depression is creeping up and must be faced, learn something about the nature of the beast: You may escape without a mauling.

Dr. R. W. Shepherd

Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.

Tom Bosley

Depression is rage spread thin.

George Santayana

Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.

DOROTHY ROWE

Some authors have conceptualized depression as a "depletion syndrome" because of the prominence of fatigability; they postulate that the patient exhausts his available energy during the period prior to the onset of the depression and that the depressed state represents a kind of hibernation, during which the patient gradually builds up a new story of energy.

Aaron T. Beck

It is depressing to hear the unfortunate or dying man jest.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.

Soren kierkegaard

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Updated On : November 26, 2013
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