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Sad And Depression Quotes


"For my money, insecurity, depression, etc, can be healed by way of El Morocco, sad songs at 4am, and the pop of a champagne cork" - Elaine Stritch

" mysteriously painful and elusive..." - William Styron

"Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore." - J K Rowling

"A religion giving dark views of God, and infusing superstitious fear of innocent enjoyment, instead of aiding sober habits, will, by making men abject and sad, impair their moral force, and prepare them for intemperance as a refuge from depression or despair." - William Ellery Channing

"Yes, I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness, sad as an eagle without wings, sad as a violin with only one string and that one broken, sad as a woman who is growing old. Sad, sad, sad..." - Jean Rhys

"Silver is forty-four years old, if you can believe it, out of shape, and depressed-although he doesn't know if you call it depression when you have good reason to be; maybe then you're simply sad, or lonely, or just painfully aware, on a daily basis, of all the things you can never get back." - Jonathan Tropper

"Silver is forty-four years old, if you can believe it, out of shape, and depressed-although he doesn't know if you call it depression when you have good reason to be; maybe then you're simply sad, or lonely, or just painfully aware, on a daily basis, of all the things you can never get back." - Jonathan Tropper

"Silver is forty-four years old, if you can believe it, out of shape, and depressed-although he does' know if you call it depression when you have good reason to be; maybe then you're simply sad, or lonely, or just painfully aware, on a daily basis, of all the things you can never get back." - Jonathan Tropper

"Love, anger, depression, joy and dreams. ...And Zeppelin. Totally." - Jeff Buckley

"Isolation and loneliness are central causes of depression and despair." - Bell Hooks

"Frustration, discouragement, and depression mean you are working against yourself." - Jaggi Vasudev

"The Christian's chief occupational hazards are depression and discouragement." - John Stott

"[The blues] is the antidote for sadness and depression." - Warren Haynes

"I was exhausted and going through a terrible depression." - Winona Ryder

"Grief comes and goes, but depression is unremitting" - Kay Redfield Jamison

"So I analyzed that and decided I didn't want to be the president during a depression greater than the Great Depression, or the beginning of a depression greater than the Great Depression." - George W Bush

"Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. . . . It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it's a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different." - J K Rowling

"I love jazz music and sad music." - Fred Durst

"It's a sad and beautiful world." - Jim Jarmusch

"Everything is so sad and so wonderful." - Cloris Leachman

"We are born sad and we die sad, but meanwhile we love bodies whose sad beauty is a miracle." - Mario Benedetti

"I'd been depressed before, of course. But I'm talking about really depressed. Not just feeling a bit down or sad, a depression that has something to do with biorhythms. I'm talking about the kind of depressed that floats in upon you like a fog. You can feel it coming and you can see where it is going to take you but you are powerless, utterly powerless to stop it. I know now." - Alan Cumming

"It's okay to be sad. Everyone gets sad now and then. Even me." - Nicholas Sparks

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"The little depression I experienced during my manic-depression was not like depression as anyone else had ever described it. It was very violent and angry, and I was full of rage. I wasnt lying in bed." - Andy Behrman

"The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when sad tries to bite its lip and not cry, and smile and say, "No I'm happy for you"? Thats when it's really sad..." - John Mayer

"I finally came to terms with manic depression and lithium. I've taken lithium regularly for the past few years and have had no further bouts with manic depression." - Charley Pride

"The difference between recession and depression is simple. Recession, goes the saying, is when you lose your job; depression is when I lose mine." - Amity Shlaes

"Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It means a thousand petty humiliations and hardships." - J K Rowling

"I take medication every day for mental illness and depression and don't feel bad about it." - Lady Gaga

"Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer." - Dorothy Rowe

"The recurring theme which predisposes people to depression is rejection and lack of self-esteem." - Richard Winters

"I have started down the avenue of death and depression of a new kind of flatmate." - Dennis Nilsen

"It's very important to distinguish between chemical depression that requires medication and talk therapy." - Jodie Foster

"Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting." - Siri Hustvedt

"They say that depression is anger you turn on yourself, and I think women do that." - Mary Harron

"The way out of the depression is to start spending and doing things." - Henry Ford

"In most cases the only difference between depression and disappointment is your level of commitment." - Marc Maron

"Philip Martin has written a wise, compassionate, and nurturing guide through the self-oppression of depression." - Harold H. Bloomfield

"Depression is a treatable medical illness like cancer and heart disease." - Judith Peacock

"creative people always suffer from depression because we're so super sensitive and special?" - Elizabeth Gilbert

"What would I do without you? I'd die of stress and depression before nature killed me." - James Dashner

"Umbrellas are so small and sad and easy to forget." - Stephanie Perkins

"Depression must be avoided, no matter what the cost. Depression is lying on the Edwardian couch for six months, too tired to unlace your shoes. Depression is awakening each morning feeling as if someone near and dear and closely related died the night before. Bad news. Don't tempt depression." - Tim Sandlin

"Depression has been called the worlds number one public health problem. In fact, depression is so widespread it is considered the common cold of psychiatric disturbances. But there is a grim difference between depression and a cold. Depression can kill you." - David D Burns

"Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad." - George Bernard Shaw

"Don't be sad; tomorrow and forever, we'll be together" - Onew

"If you're sad, add more lipstick and attack." - Coco Chanel

"I have no relationships and I'm, like, sad sometimes." - Farrah Abraham

"You're a sad little hermit, and it creeps me out." - Rainbow Rowell

"Energy is everything. Rubbing happy and sad together creates energy." - Naomi Shihab Nye

"Oil runs America and it's the sad reality." - Cristian Machado

"When You're young, you get sad, and you get high." - Ryan Adams

"Stay strong. Depression lies." - Wil Wheaton

"Depression starts slow." - Ned Vizzini

"Depression is inertia." - Wayne Dyer

"You've gotta know happy. You've gotta know sad. 'Cause you're gonna know lonely and you're gonna know sad" - Mary Chapin Carpenter

"Thats beautiful! Sad and beautiful," murmured Meggie. Why were sad stories often so beautiful? It was different in real life." - Cornelia Funke

"I'm constantly having doubts and moments of depression and then excitement and then back into the slough of despond." - Jeffrey Eugenides

"Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling." - Judith Guest

"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

"I am stronger than depression and I am braver than loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"To be able to hear our own feelings and needs and to empathize with them can free us from depression." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Depression is about as close as you get to somewhere between dead and alive, and it's the worst." - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"Depression: the healthy suspicion that modern life has no meaning and that modern society is absurd and alienating." - Neel Burton

"If you're fighting moodiness and depression you don't want to hang around a bunch of other moody and depressed people." - Joyce Meyer

"Ten cures for depression are to go out and do something for someone else and repeat it nine times." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The artist's personality, built upon strong desires and compassionate vision, is by its nature prone to depression." - Eric Maisel

"When blacks are unemployed, they are considered lazy and apathetic. When whites are unemployed, it's considered a depression." - Jesse Jackson

"September and October of 2008 was the worst financial crisis in global history, including the Great Depression," - Ben Bernanke

"Non-expectation, non-acceptance because the expectation leads to resentment and depression, so I have no expectations." - Anthony Hopkins

"I went through a lot of abuse and a lot of really difficult things growing up - depression, anxiety, attempted suicide." - Pattie Mallette

"This depression was deep, and you don't climb out of anything as quick as you fall in." - Will Rogers

"And an inky-colored despair of rejection enveloped me like the black tortilla of depression around a pain burrito." - Christopher Moore

"The depression brought everybody down a peg or two. And the Negro had but few pegs to fall." - Langston Hughes

"My guaranteed way of sending myself into deep depression is to read music trade papers and watch MTV." - Damon Albarn

"It is regrettable that people think about our monetary system, and of our economic structure, only in times of depression." - Henry Ford

"The more you become a connoisseur of gratitude, the less you are a victim of resentment, depression, and despair." - Sam Keen

"The simple solution for disappointment depression Get up and get moving. Physically move. Do. Act. Get going." - Peter Mcwilliams

"All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously." - Tom Robbins

"Depression is the flaw in love. To be creatures who love, we must be creatures who can despair at what we lose, and depression is the mechanism of that despair." - Andrew Solomon

"Depression is an illness that robs one of the meaning of life. Heal the illness. As the depression heals, enthusiasm, well-being, and a sense of life's purpose will return." - Peter Mcwilliams

"Depression is not 'anger turned inward'; if anything, anger is depression turned outward. Follow the trail of anger inward, and there you will find the small, still voice of pain." - Carol Tavris

"Depression is not caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain, and it is not cured by medication. Depression may not even be an illness at all. Often, it can be a normal reaction to abnormal situations. Poverty, unemployment, and the loss of loved ones can make people depressed, and these social and situational causes of depression cannot be changed by drugs." - Irving Kirsch

"I was wishing I was invisible. Outside, the leaves were falling to the ground, and I was infinitely sad, sad down to my bones. I was sad for Phoebe and her parents and Prudence and Mike, sad for the leaves that were dying, and sad for myself, for something I had lost." - Sharon Creech

"Depression is a serious problem, but drugs are not the answer. In the long run, psychotherapy is both cheaper and more effective, even for very serious levels of depression. Physical exercise and self-help books based on CBT can also be useful, either alone or in combination with therapy. Reducing social and economic inequality would also reduce the incidence of depression." - Irving Kirsch

"If we were never depressed we would not be alive - - only material things don't suffer depression. If human beings were not capable of depression, we would have no capacity for happiness and exaltation. Whenever you examine yourself, take into your capacity for depression," - Oswald Chambers

"There are many misconceptions about depression-mostly negative. Unfortunately, because depressed people think negatively about depression and its treatment, they don't get help, which allows the depression to worsen, which leads to more negative thinking, which produces a vicious cycle of suffering." - Peter Mcwilliams

"We're in a political depression - a great political depression" - Chuck Todd

"There is no point treating a depressed person as though she were just feeling sad, saying, 'There now, hang on, you'll get over it.' Sadness is more or less like a head cold- with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer." - Barbara Kingsolver

"As we have said, robust souls are sometimes almost, but not entirely, overthrown by strokes of misfortune....Despair has steps leading upward. From total depression we rise to despondency, from despondency to affliction, from affliction to melancholy. Melancholy is a twilight state in which suffering transmutes into a somber joy....Melancholy is the enjoyment of being sad." - Victor Hugo

"I feel sad for him. Sad for the boy bound to the killer. I am sad for the youth betrayed by their leaders for symbols and flags and war and power." - Susan Abulhawa

"Sometimes we get sad about things and we don't like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don't know why we are sad, so we say we aren't sad but we really are." - Mark Haddon

"Depression is anger turned inward." - Sapphire

"Depression is sadness gone wrong" - Lewis Wolpert

"But they never last, the golden days. And it can be sad, the sun in the afternoon, can't it? Yes, it can be sad, the afternoon sun, sad and frightening." - Jean Rhys

"Well, you know, there's depression and depression. What I mean by depression in my own case is that depression isn't just the blues. It's not just like I have a hangover in the weekend ... the girl didn't show up or something like that. It isn't that. It's not really depression, it's a kind of mental violence which stops you from functioning properly from one moment to the next. You lose something somewhere and suddenly you're gripped by a kind of angst of the heart and of the spirit..." - Leonard Cohen

"In Spring the Poet is glad, And in Summer the Poet is gay; But in Autumn the Poet is sad, And has something sad to say." - Byron Forceythe Willson

"It shouldn't make you sad to know you're loved, Grayson." But it did. It made him sad, and panicked, and for just a moment, wishful." - Nora Roberts

"I want to write songs that are so sad, the kind of sad where you take someone's little finger and break it in three places." - Nick Cave

"A song is a song and, if I am emotionally connected to do it, whether it is sad or not sad, I am going to chase that song." - Matt Berninger

"Why are they sad and glad and bad? I do not know, go ask your dad." - Dr. Seuss

"Our hearts are breaking... We are lonely and deserted, sad and sick." - Alexander Murdoch Mackay

"Philosophical discussions habitually make men happy and joyful not frowning and sad." - Michel De Montaigne

"how sad and bad and mad it was - but then, how it was sweet" - Robert Browning

"My girlfriend is sad and quiet and keeps me up all night worrying about her." - Rainbow Rowell

"With sad unhelpful tears, and with dimm'd eyes Look after him and cannot do him good." - William Shakespeare

"The Grutter and Gratz decisions, taken together, represent a sad and tragic chapter in American history." - Ward Connerly

"This is the sad bed of chosen chastity because you are miles and mountains away." - Erica Jong

"With cowslips wan that hang the pensive head, And every flower that sad embroidery wears." - John Milton

"Medicine makes people ill, mathematics make them sad and theology makes them sinful." - Martin Luther

"With time the unbearable becomes shocking, becomes sad, and finally becomes poignant." - Rosanne Cash

"The sad dislike those who are cheerful, and the cheerful dislike the melancholy." - Horace

"Then I feel so happy and at the same time so sad, it's unimaginable." - Anton Chekhov

"There were happy days, with watermelon, and sad days of whiskey." - Lewis Nordan

"Looking backward at what has been lost, I feel sad, then indifferent, and at last relieved." - Mason Cooley

"Every day is precious and I feel infinitely sad at this time melting away from me." - Sylvia Plath

"You get lazy, you get sad. Start givin' up. Plain and simple." - James Dashner

"You are sad because they abandon you and you have not fallen." - Antonio Porchia

"The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue...." - J R R Tolkien

"It's amazing and sad what we have to do to survive sometimes." - Corey Taylor

"A sad tale's best for winter. I have one of sprites and goblins." - William Shakespeare

"It's sad when you see somebody that talented that passes away and doesn't have to." - Jeff Foxworthy

"Oh! what a luxury it is to weep, / And find in tears a sad relief!" - Augusta Jane Evans

"If you're sad and you like beer, I'm your lady, ... The Saddest Music in the World." - Isabella Rossellini

"straightway like a bell Came low and clear The slow, sad murmur of the distant seas" - James Kenneth Stephen

"Angelina Jolie and I love each other. IF that's unusual these days, that's sad." - James Haven

"Both happy and sad people can be cheered up by a nice meal," - Laurie Colwin

"Don't promise when you're happy, Don't reply when you're angry, and don't decide when you're sad." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"There is a sad forgetfulness of Christian modesty, especially in the life and dress of women." - Alice von Hildebrand

"It was sad and fierce all at once, alive with a lonely purity." - Karen Russell

"I want to believe that memories, even sad and painful ones, should not be forgotten forever." - Natsuki Takaya

"Of all tales 'tis the saddest - and more sad, Because it makes us smile." - Lord Byron

"All animals are sad after coitus except the female human and the rooster." - Galen

"I realize that, while often happy and often cheerful, I am always sad." - Fernando Pessoa

"What do I care if you are good? Be beautiful! and be sad!" - Charles Baudelaire

"It is a sad and shocking fact that many religious people are in Hell." - John R. Rice

"After coitus every animal is sad, except the human female and the rooster." - Galen

"Drowning was bad enough. But drowning sad and sober, that's too cruel." - George R R Martin

"My heart is a void, dead, and this makes me sad." - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

"And a flower, doesn't even know it's own beauty it's entire life. Sad, huh?" - Miyavi

"Peeta smiles at me, sad and mocking. "Okay. Thanks for the tip, sweetheart." - Suzanne Collins

"Let not the world see fear and sad distrust govern the motion of a kingly eye." - William Shakespeare

"I'm sad for adults who want to be children. And children who want to be adults." - Tim Allen

"If you are sad and depressed, that means you're not believing God." - Gloria Copeland

"Do not make homes out of people. This will leave you homesick and sad." - K.Michelle

"Being Negative and Lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardship, depression, poor health and failure. Be pro active, and give a damn to achieve success!" - Phil Heath

"Manic depression distorts moods and thoughts, incites dreadful behaviors, destroys the basis of rational thought, and too often erodes the desire and will to live." - Kay Redfield Jamison

"People are more impulsive and they get slightly less impulsive as they get older and the impulsiveness interacting with the depression is particularly devastating and lethal, potentially lethal." - Kay Redfield Jamison



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