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Depression quotesDepression is a serious disease. People who suffer from it are not lazy and they do not seek attention. Depression can strike anyone, who is under stress, some who have experienced something terrible, lost loved ones or something similar. Read these depression quotes to understand what it is all about.

  • People always tell me that I look sad and tired. I know I look sad and tired.. I AM sad and tired.
  • I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.
  • “It’s a bit like walking down a long, dark corridor, never knowing when the light will go on.”
  • Every thought is a battle. Every breath is a war, and I don’t think I’m winning anymore.
  • Every second, every minute, every hour, every day it never ends, it never ends.



  • When you are depressed, life is too long.
  • The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.
  • “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”
  • “If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.
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  • “Depression feels like apathy and shame are your new best friends.”
  • I don’t want you to have to save me. I want you to stand by my side as I save myself.
  • In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression.
  • “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
  • Creative people are more prone to depression.
  • “Depression is living in a body that fights to survive, with a mind that tries to die.”
  • Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will only cause permanent psychological damage.
  • Why does it always rain on me?
  • Often the people with the strongest hearts carry the heaviest ones.
  • Depression is like drowning. Except you can see everyone else around you breathing.
  • “I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.”
  • “Having depression is like seeing a rainbow in grayscale.”
  • I get lost inside my mind.
  • We all want someone to notice, but as soon as they do, we wish they never did.
  • This is not a choice, it is a disease.
  • Curing the depression won’t change lifelong habits for most people.
  • Please don’t ask me what’s wrong because I don’t know the answer either.
  • “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.”
  • How did I go from that little 5 year old, always happy & always laughing, to…this?
  • “The worst kind of pain is when you’re smiling just to stop the tears for falling.”
  • “It feels like you’ve swallowed a bag of stones. A heavy feeling somewhere between your heart and stomach.”
  • She’s standing on a line between giving up & seeing how much she can take.
  • I hide all my scars with an “I’m fine”.
  • My head is a very dark place.
  • Im hurt, and I’m heartbroken, and I’m sad, and I’m depressed, and ive been crying, but I dont wanna let it ruin my life.
  • “Having depression is like being trapped in a really bad thunderstorm. You don’t know when it’s going to hit, you never know how long it’s going to last, and when it finally passes, you’re left to survey the damages and pick up the pieces.”



  • Hard times will always reveal true friends.
  • “I feel like I’m in the ocean with big waves and small waves, just trying to keep my head above water and not drown – but the waves come and go and I’m alone without a life preserver trying to stay afloat.”
  • “When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you’re by yourself.
  • You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone.”
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  • I just want to lay in my bed and listen to sad music all day.
  • My thoughts were so loud I couldn’t hear my mouth.
  • I had to fight like hell and hell has made me what I am.
  • Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me thier badges. I know these guys very well.
  • “It’s like someone unplugged you from the socket of feelings.”
  • I’ve had enough of the things that make me nervous and sad.
  • Sometimes the girl who’s always been there for everyone else needs someone to be there for her.
  • Hello, my name is…. Irrelevant.
  • Depressions may bring people closer to family but so do funerals.
  • “I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.”
  • “Depression is like falling so deep down the rabbit hole you forget what the sky looks like.”
  • Panic attacks and Anxiety. When you lose control, can’t think straight, can’t stop shaking and totally break down.
  • You’re scared to tell people how much it hurts, so you keep it all to yourself.
  • “It’s like having something heavy sitting on your head all the time.”
  • Do you know what it’s like to feel ugly all the time?
  • “You say you’re ‘depressed’ – all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective – it just means you’re human.”
  • Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.
  • She says she’s fine but she’s going insane. She says she feels good but she’s in a lot of pain. She says it’s nothing but it’s really a lot. she says she’s okay. but really she’s not.
  • I wish I could go back to a time when i could smile and it didn’t take everything in me to do it.
  • I’m just learning how to smile, and that’s not easy to do.
  • “Depression is like being in a totally round room and looking for a corner to sit in.”
  • Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high.
  • “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.”
  • “It feels like you’re walking through peanut butter.”
  • I’m just sad most days.



  • “Depression is frustrating. It’s knowing there’s so much to be grateful for and happy about and to enjoy, but you just can’t get there.
  • Stop keeping track of the mistakes you’ve made. It’s time to forgive yourself.
  • “Depression is like being in a distorted glass prison. It affects your perception of the world and creates an invisible barrier between you and ‘regular’ people.”
  • “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.”
  • If life doesn’t kill you, emptiness will.
  • “It’s like being in a glass elevator in the middle of a crowded mall; you see everything and
    would love to join in, but the door won’t open.”
  • Nothing really matters anymore.
  • “Depression is like quicksand – the more you try to escape on your own, the deeper you sink. Use the supports, tools and resources thrown at you from those on the outside.”
  • “So why am I depressed? That’s the million-dollar question, baby, the Tootsie Roll question; not even the owl knows the answer to that one. I don’t know either. All I know is the chronology.”
  • “It’s an inability to feel anything at all.”
  • I wanna make this cloud above me disappear. I don’t want to hurt anymore.
  • “Depression is like living without any of your senses.”
  • Scars tell the story of where you’ve been, They don’t dictate where you’re going.
  • “Depression is having everything you ever wanted and you’re still not happy.”
  • I often miss this little girl. Whose dreams had no barriers, who believed in a world where anything is possible. with a heart that was full and unbroken.
  • “It’s like having a bully in your head.”
  • I like to be alone, but I hate being lonely.
  • “It’s the chance to look inside you, deeper than anyone else, to understand your feelings, to grow spiritually and to be understanding with others because you know what it feels like to be down.”
  • I hate getting flashbacks from things I don’t want to remember.
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  • “Like you’re trying to swim against the flow… in molasses.”
  • I just wanna feel okay again.
  • “It’s like being trapped in a state of mind between awake and asleep.”
  • Yes, I have depression. No I can’t just “get over it”.
  • “Sometimes it’s heavy… like you’re carrying an elephant. Sometimes it’s dark… you wonder if you’ll ever see light. Sometimes it’s bleak… you wonder if you’ll make it through. And some days there are no words to describe it.”
  • She hurts and she cries. But you can’t see the depression in her eyes. Because she just smiles.
  • “It’s like a daily guilt trip.”
  • Yes, I have depression. No, that doesn’t mean I am ungrateful.
  • “Having depression is like being in an abusive relationship with yourself.”
  • Sometimes i’m sad and tired and miserable for not reason at all.




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I hope these quotes depression has given you an insight into how serious this disease really is. A person who is depressed, do not know what to do, they feel restless, lost and nothing has a meaning to it. They need treatment to get better again. Do not dismiss depression as nonsense.

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