Depression Related Quotes



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.

Barbara Kingsolver


Depression is an illness and not a necessary part of healthy living.

David D. Burns


I didn't know my mother had it. I think a lot of women don't know their mothers had it; that's the sad thing about depression. You know, you don't function anymore. You shut down. You feel like you are in a void.

Marie Osmond


Depression...so mysteriously painful and elusive...

William Styron


I was born January 6, 1937, eight years after Wall Street crashed and two years before John Steinbeck published The Grapes of Wrath, his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the plight of a family during the Great Depression.

Lou Holtz


It is reported that about 30% of the world's population is unemployed. That's worse than the Great Depression, but it's now an international phenomenon.

Noam Chomsky


Positive emotion alienated from the exercise of character leads to emptiness, to inauthenticity, to depression, and, as we age, to the gnawing realization that we are fidgeting until we die.

Martin Seligman


“It is the product of the Great Depression, a time when folks believed that an individual should retire completely and make room for others to work. It is antiquated and anti-productive,”

William Roth


They say that depression is anger you turn on yourself, and I think women do that.

Mary Harron


To combat the confusion and depression that assault me when I come off the road in the middle of a tour, I seek the most oblivionated music possible. When it's the 'way out there' that I seek, I go right to my stash of amazing music from Japan.

Henry Rollins