50 Depressing Quotes to Bring You to a Better Time and Mindset

“All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!”
― Dr. Seuss

“And then something invisible snapped insider her, and that which had come together commenced to fall apart.”
― John Green

“But I didn’t understand then. That I could hurt somebody so badly she would never recover. That a person can, just by living, damage another human being beyond repair.”
― Haruki Murakami

“From the moment we are born, we begin to die.”
― Janne Teller

“She can paint a pretty picture, but this story has a twist. The paintbrush is a razor and the canvas is her wrist.”
― Amy Efaw

“Black is not sad. Bright colors are what depresses me. They’re so… empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not.”
― Ann Demeulemeester

“Time doesn’t heal all wounds. We both know that’s bullshit; it comes from people who have nothing comforting or original to say.”
― Adam Silvera

“After all, suicide is contagious.”
― Suzanne Young

“Maybe I’d always been broken and dark inside.”
― Sarah J. Maas

“I can’t think of anything more disheartening than living a life without a clear purpose.”
― Daniel Willey

“There was something horribly depressing, she felt, about watching the weather report. That life could be planned like the perfect summer picnic drained it of spontaneity.”
― Galt Niederhoffer

“The bill Congress sent me would take away one of the most valuable tools in the war on terror…so today I vetoed it”
― George W. Bush

“That was another lesson I had learned perhaps too well: people meant pain.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

“Living with hope is like rubbing up against a cheese grater. It keeps taking slices off you until there’s so little left you just crumble.”
― Catherine Austen

“He was the monster. That was what Kahlan saw. And she had sent him away in a collar to be tortured. Because he was a monster that needed to be collared, a beast.”
― Terry Goodkind

“I carry the seeds of death within me and plant them wherever I linger long enough to love.”
― Orson Scott Card

“I no longer pursue happiness, for it alludes me in every occasion. It is as if I’m trying to find something that is invisible, and sometimes I can’t help to wonder if I’m the only one who it is oblivious to”
― Dave Guerrero

“Hasn’t it been a long time since you had a flying dream?”
― Douglas Coupland

“He is dead and gone, lady,
He is dead and gone;
At his head a grass-green turf,
At his heels a stone.”
― William Shakespeare

“And then he felt the misery of his life.”
― William Somerset Maugham

“Iran–this strange and depressing place. This Ayatollah wasteland is where I gather with friends and watch their eyes scream, Let me out!”
― Michael Benzehabe

“Most people go through their whole lives, without ever really feeling that close with anyone.”
― Sally Rooney

“Who I really am, you don’t want to see.”
― Elizabeth Carlton

“Crediting someone for your unhappiness is about not taking the responsibility yourself.”
― Vineet Raj Kapoor

“If you want me again, look for me under your boot-soles”
― Walt Whitman

“Those who cry are dead inside”
― J. Pemble

“You have been through a lot if you’ve been through my poetry”
― Vineet Raj Kapoor

“Do you have an idea of what your parents are going through?
Set your world right.
Parents have no idea what you are going through.”
― Vineet Raj Kapoor

“Another dream had been shattered.”
― Henry S. Gillette

“There is no sense of wrapping your mind in the barbwires of depressing or negative thought.”
― Steven Redhead

“I sometimes feel like life is just one big test to see how long we can survive.”
― Jessica Sorensen

“To love and not be loved; is to die and not be dead”
― Jerry Darroch

“Everything was eternally dreary, dismal, damned. Even the weather was insolent and bitchy.”
― Charles Bukowski

“Sometimes I feel so alone in the world. A tiny speck of nothing in a sea of emptiness.”
― Edwyna Hughes

“He was sort of beautiful. In his own dark, depressing way, but still. She was going to miss that stupid fucking beautiful face.”
― Allie Burke

“In fact, I thought life was pretty much a losing proposition, and I didn’t mind saying so.”
― Richard Hell

“Live your life in such a way that when you die, you’re the one smiling and everyone around you is crying”
― Taimoor Madni

“I don’t like novels that end happily. They depress me so much.”
― Oscar Wilde

“Its just human nature. People forget past and only care about their present and don’t think what will happen in the future…”
― Taimoor Madni

“Someone opened up the floodgates and now I’m drowning.”
― Annelise Throckmorton

“There is nothing more depressing than toast that no one eats.”
― Peter Hedges

“What magic scale childhood does make of raw reality.”
― Brendan Cowell

“People aren’t born sad; we make them that way.”
― Nikita Gill

“Alone in my bedroom, I realized I couldn’t remember the last time I’d truly laughed.”
― Sarah J. Maas

“Some people avoid thinking deeply in public, only because they are afraid of coming across as suicidal.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“A premature death does not only rob one of the countless instances where one would have experienced pleasure, it also saves one from the innumerable instances where one would have experienced pain.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“It seems to me that our lives are consumed by countless wasting years, but only a few shining moments. I missed mine. Yes is what I should have said. Of course, I should have said yes.”
― Mordecai Richler

“To evade insanity and depression, we unconsciously limit the number of people toward whom we are sincerely sympathetic.”
― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“There is no greater despair than to tread with care upon the ice that is already broken”
― Johnathan Jena

“It is a crushing moment when you realize that your life has either been a series of huge mistakes or worse; it hasn’t.”
― Temperance

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