Inspirational Quotes For Fighting Depression And Anxiety

Are you looking for some inspirational quotes for fighting depression and anxiety? Here we collect some of the best words of encouragement for depression which help you to fight with depression.Through our collection of these motivational quotes for depression you will be able to overcome depression and moves from depression to happiness.

 

 

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Quotes For Fighting Depression And Anxiety

 

 

  • It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.”
    Stephen Fry

 

  • Tough times never last, but tough people do. Robert H. Schuller

 

  • Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy. Matt Lucas

 

  • I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.Og Mandino

 

  • Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.Viktor E. Frankl

 

  • A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear from the injury of the oyster. The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then we will not produce the pearl. Stephan Hoeller

 

  • If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.Amit Ray

 

  • Sometimes, life will kick you around, but sooner or later, you realize you’re not just a survivor. You’re a warrior, and you’re stronger than anything life throws your way. Brooke Davis

 

  • Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement. Joyce Meyer

 

  • I suffer from deep depression, so my only release is music. Kevin Gates

 

 

Inspirational Quotes For Depression

 

 

  • Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep. Clive Barker

 

  • Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me. Susan Polis Schutz

 

  • 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. Stephen Fry

 

  • There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well. Nicholas Sparks

 

  • We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King

 

  • On particularly rough days when I’m sure I can’t possibly endure, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100%, and that’s pretty good.

 

  • Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe and have faith that everything will work out for the best.

 

  • God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He’s working on you too.

 

  • There’s a reason for everything. This one may look like a setback. It doesn’t mean you’re failing but that God is growing you in a new way.

 

  • Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

 

 

Quotes To Beat Depression

 

 

 

  • Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increase the burden. It is easier to say, “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken”.

 

  • A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.”
    Joyce Meyer

 

  • Once you choose hope, anything is possible. Christopher Reeve

 

  • Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me. Susan Polis Schutz

 

  • Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression. Dodie Smith

 

  • Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.

 

  • You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry but do not give up.

 

  • 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 merely anger without enthusiasm. Steven Wright

 

  • A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight! Elizabeth Wurtzel

 

 

Quotes To Deal With Depression

 

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

 

  • What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” — Richard Bach

 

  • Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression. Dodie Smith

 

  • Dealing with depression effectively is a mark not of weakness, but of strength. Andrew Solomon

 

  • 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. Greenville Kleisser

 

  • Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.  Pythagoras

  • Sometimes it takes an overwhelming breakdown to have an undeniable breakthrough.

 

  • Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement. Joyce Meyer

 

  • A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight! Elizabeth Wurtzel

 

  • A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away. Phyllis McGinley

 

 

Quotes To Overcome Depression

 

 

  • Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy. Matt Lucas

 

  • I’ve learned that everything happens for a reason, every event has a why and all adversity teaches us a lesson… Never regret your past. Accept it as the teacher that it is. Robin Sharma

 

  • The only thing that is more exhausted than being depressed is pretending that you are not.

 

  • The nearer the dawn the darker the night. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

  • If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person. Fred Rogers

 

  • Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius

 

  • The worst forms of depression are cured when Holy Scripture is believed. Charles Spurgeon

 

  • Depression is melancholy minus its charms – the animation, the fits. Susan Sontag

 

  • There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen

 

  • I can certainly see how people are overcome by depression. Stuart Appleby

 

 

Words Of Encouragement For Depression

 

 

 

  • I have depression. But I prefer to say “I battle” depression instead of “I suffer” with it. Because depression hits, but I hit back. Battle on.

 

  • No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. Maya Angelou

 

  • Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. Kahlil Gibran

 

  • Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken. C. S. Lewis

 

  • Storms make trees take deeper roots. Dolly Parton

 

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

 

  • In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus

 

  • Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives. Tom Bosley

 

  • Living with depression is like trying to keep your balance while you dance with a goat — it is perfectly sane to prefer a partner with a better sense of balance.  Andrew Solomon

 

 

Depression To Happiness Quotes

 

 

 

  • 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.

 

  • Difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations.

 

  • Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted.

 

  • The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Dalai Lama

 

  • Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly. Richard Bach

 

  • Just remember that the darkest night did not turn out all the stars. Louis Mann

 

  • My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle. Patty Duke

 

  • The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy. Pete Wentz

 

 

Uplifting Quotes For Depression

 

 

 

  • One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. Dale Carnegie

 

  • Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. Michael Jordan

 

  • When you are in depression, almost magically, nothing motivates you. Ji-Hae Park

 

  • Depression is like a prison where you are both the cruel jailer and the suffering prisoner.

 

  • A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you. Joyce Meyer

 

  • There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

 

  • When you feel like you’re drowning in life, don’t worry – your Lifeguard walks on water.

 

  • Depression is the inability to construct a future. Rollo May

 

 

Positive Quotes For Depression

 

 

  • Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!. Dita Von Teese

 

  • Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future. Swami Sivananda

 

  • We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King

 

  • Once you choose hope, anything is possible. You can definitely beat depression. Christopher Reeve

 

  • But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

  • Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. Tena Desae

 

  • Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man. Pliny the Elder

 

  • When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one that has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell

 

  • Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson

 

  • Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller

 

  • Hope is the magic carpet that transports us from the present moment into the realm of infinite possibilities. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

 

Depression Quotes About Life

 

 

  • In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on. Robert Frost

 

  • When people don’t know exactly what depression is, they can be judgmental.  Marion Cotillard

 

  • There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.Albert Einstein

 

  • Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives. Chuck Palahniuk

 

  • Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’. Viktor E. Frankl

 

  • If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. Amit Ray

 

  • So far, you’ve survived 100% of your worst days. This too shall pass.

 

  • When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. Shauna Niequist

 

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

 

  • You deserve to be happy. You deserve to live a life you are excited about. Don’t let others make you forget that.

 

 

Depression Quotes About Love

 

  • I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.  Og Mandino

 

  • If you are feeling depressed and you are asked how you are feeling, sometimes it is better to answer you are fine than to make people know the real feelings and be haunted by the pain that goes with it.

 

  • The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.Tenzin Gyatso

 

  • True love is knowing that you have given your all for the person and all you can do is think of the great memories spent while forgetting the hard times and forgiving him for breaking your heart.

 

  • I am just trying to learn how to smile and this is not an easy thing to do when all I think about is you.

 

  • You are stronger than you know. More capable than you ever dreamed. And you are loved more than you could possibly imagine.

 

 

Help With Depression Quotes

 

  • It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do. Stephen Fry

 

  • When you are depressed, you need the love of other people, and yet depression fosters actions that destroy that love. Depressed people often stick pins into their own life rafts. The conscious mind can intervene. One is not helpless.  Andrew Solomon

 

  • 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. Stephen Fry

 

  • 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

 

  • Telling someone with depression to pull themselves together is about as useful as telling someone with cancer to just stop having cancer. Ricky Gervais

 

  • A lot of people don’t realize that depression is an illness. I don’t wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it. Jonathan Davis

 

These were some of the best motivational and inspirational quotes for people with fighting depression. Hope these quotes will help you to fight against depression and bring joy and happiness again in your life. Share the quote you like the most in comment section below and also share with your friends.

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