30 Famous Depression Sayings

Depression is a state of loneliness. People who face this problem can feel isolated. It is important to try and focus on life’s pleasure and try to enjoy life rather focus on the negative. Below are 30 of the most famous depression sayings;


“I’m tired of trying, sick of crying, I know I’ve been smiling, but inside I’m dying.” —Unknown


“Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.” —Dodie Smith


“It’s brilliant, being depressed; you can behave as badly as you like.” —Nick Hornby


“Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression.” —Karen Horney


“Depression is like being in a totally round room and looking for a corner to sit in.” —Laura Sloate


“You don’t understand depression until you can’t stand your own presence in an empty room.” —Unknown


“A big part of depression is feeling really lonely, even if you’re in a room full of a million people.” —Lilly Singh


“Depression is the inability to construct a future.” —Rollo May


“She wondered what hope was so much harder then despairs.” —Patricia Briggs


“It’s an inability to feel anything at all.” —Miriam McCallum


“Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When I is replaced by We, illness becomes wellness.” —Shannon L. Alder


“Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.” —Ronald Reagan


“There’s nothing more depressing than having it all and still feeling sad.” —Unknown


“I am slowly giving up.” —Unknown


“If I can’t feel, if I can’t move, if I can’t think, and I can’t care, then what conceivable point is there in living?” —Kay Redfield Jamison


“Depression feels like apathy and shame are your new best friends.” —Julie Riley


“Having depression is like seeing a rainbow in grayscale.” —Hazel Strickland


“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” —Unknown


“There comes a point where you no longer care if there’s a light at the end of the tunnel or not. You’re just sick of the tunnel.” —Unknown


“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” —Laurell K. Hamilton


“When you are depressed, life is too long.” —Unknown


“Depression is a physical illness.” —Terry Bradshaw


“If you are chronically down, it is a lifelong fight to keep from sinking.” —Elizabeth Wurtzel


“Depression is like waking up after a nightmare, but the other way around: everything used to be fine until you woke up.” —Unknown


“Depression is a feeling without a cause. Mourning has a cause.” —Edward Hirsch


“I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind.” —Laurie Halse Anderson


“Having depression is being in an abusive relationship with yourself.” —Emily Dotterer


“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


“Every thought is a battle. Every breath is a war, and I don’t think I’m winning anymore.” —Unknown


“I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” —Henry Rollins


“Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.” —Jo Nesbo


“Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.” —Meister Eckhart


“Depression is having everything you ever wanted and you’re still not happy.” —Beaulieu Mellem


“Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don’t need to show me their badges. I know these guys very well.” —Elizabeth Gilbert


“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.” —Richard L. Evans