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Depressing Quotations By Famous People

This page includes many quotes about depression and being depressed. The authors are famous people (actors, athletes, and philosophers) throughout history and with a history of great sayings.

Feeling sad is often an occurance after being in love which may also bring suicidal thoughts. Here are a few sayings about this horrible experience.

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Being depressed is only a state of mind. Doing what makes you truly happy will take that feeling away.
Robert Hansley
I can't think of anything when I'm depressed. I just want to be alone.
James Smith
Depression makes me hate the world, but it gives me a million things to think.
Richard Hancock
Wanting to be happy is not the worst thing in the world, but wanting it badly enough to make us depressed is.

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John Washington
Sadness is a short adjustment period. Depression is a long term illness.
Melissa Kraft
Misery is something we all go through, but letting it take over our lives will destroy us.
Anna Styler
Feeling heartache may make it seem like the world is coming to an end, but it isn't. It is our past lives making way for a new one.
Cely Stone
Being in despair doesn't mean it's the end of the world, it just gives you a new beginning.

Ronald Goldsmith
Don't let your past griefs take control of your present mind.
Samantha Green
I don't hate you for loving you. I just hate my heart for choosing someone like you.
Jim Kerry
You have moved my world when you came, but you made it shake when you left.
Ishael Ryun Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts.
Penelope Sweet
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.

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Soren Kierkegaard
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Woody Allen
Depression is the inability to construct a future.
Dr. Rollo May
If we admit our depression openly and freely, those around us get from it an experience of freedom rather than the depression itself.
Dr. Rollo May
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
Ernest Hemingway
I'm not always depressed: only when I think and feel.

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Ashleigh Brilliant
Guns aren't lawful; nooses give; gas smells awful. So you might as well live.
Dorothy Parker
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
William Blake, Jerusalem
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 In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Man, I hate to get depressing on you, but I don't have a game. I'm so alone, so depressed, so dark, no.
Jason Schwartzman
Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher
For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.'
John Greenleaf Whittier
The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I'll never be as good as a wall.
Mitch Hedberg
If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
Lord Chesterfield
Let your tears come. Let them water your soul.
Eileen Mayhew
The secret source of humor itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.
Mark Twain
To perceive is to suffer.
Aristotle
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
Jim Rohn
Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.
Bertrand Russel
Death row is a state of mind.
Doris Ann Foster
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
W. M. Lewis

Anonymous depressing quotes

At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life

I think I’m afraid to be happy because whenever I get too happy, something bad always happens

No matter what you do, time ticks on...and one day it's over

I can always forgive; I can never forget

Another sleepless night trapped in my own mind


Related:
Sad quotes - Quotations about the emotion.
Sad love quotes - When you are sad about love.
Sad suicide quotes - The act. The feeling.
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