Famous Quotes & Quotations About Depression:
A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
~ Geoffrey Norman.
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.
Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts.
~ Penelope Sweet.
Depression is the inability to construct a future.
~ Rollo May.
Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide.
~ Jack Nicholson.
For me being depressed means you can spend all day in bed, and still not get a good night’s rest.
~ Author Unknown.
I cry a lot. My emotions are very close to my surface. I don't want to hold anything in so it festers and turns into pus - a pustule of emotion that explodes into a festering cesspool of depression.
~ Nicolas Cage.
I drink to stay warm, and to kill selected memories...
~ Conor Oberst.
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.
If you really want to be depressed, weigh yourself in grams.
~ Jason Love.
I'm happy, I would say that I'm one of the happiest people I know but I've certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.
~ Richard Marx.
When you've got nowhere to turn, turn on the gas.
~ Truman Capote, Answered Prayers.
It seemed like this was one big Prozac nation, one big mess of malaise. Perhaps the next time half a million people gather for a protest march on the White House green it will not be for abortion rights or gay liberation, but because we’re all so bummed out.
~ Elizabeth Wurtzel.
Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain.
~ William Styron.
We're the middle children of history... no purpose or place. We have no Great War, no Great Depression. Our great war is a spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives.
~ Movie: Fight Club, based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk.
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 believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.
~ Lady Bird Johnson.
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