50 Depression Quotes to Prepare You for the Coming Days

Imagine being locked in a dark space; you can’t see anything but pitch-black darkness. No source of sun rays to enter, not even a little bit. You start to suffocate. Taking a single breath seems like a task. You run around, you call for someone to help, no one could listen to you. It’s just you and your darkness. This is what depression feels like. Everything seems gloomy. Every word you utter seems unheard. Every emotion of yours feels like a heavy burden. It looks like no one understands. Your inner demons kill you, bring you down, yet you pick yourself up with a broad smile on your face, and your cheerful tone gives the impression that you got no worries. The time comes when you want someone to understand.

Our quotes on depression will make you connect with your feelings. Our quotes have the words you can feel, the words you can relate to. You are not alone in this feeling. No, you’re not alone in this dark room. Many of us are in the same place. Let’s find others by reading words written by people who are maybe in the same level of emotional crisis. Connect with others by reading their minds in the form of these quotes.

50 of the Best Darkness Quotes You Will Read Today

“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

“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton

“I can’t eat and I can’t sleep. I’m not doing well in terms of being a functional human, you know?” ― Ned Vizzini

“When you’re surrounded by all these people, it can be lonelier than when you’re by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don’t feel like you can trust anyone or talk to anybody, you feel like you’re really alone.” ― Fiona Apple

“That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.” ― Elizabeth Wurtzel

“I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.” ― Andrew Solomon

“I’ll never forget how depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” ― Henry Rollins

“I don’t want any more of this try, try again stuff. I just want out. I’ve had it. I am so tired. I am twenty and I am already exhausted.” ― Elizabeth Wurtzel

“The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever.” ― Nina LaCour

“Anger, resentment, and jealousy don’t change the heart of others; it only changes yours.” ― Shannon Alder

“Some people are just not meant to be in this world. It’s just too much for them.” ― Phoebe Stone

“If you are chronically down, it is a lifelong fight to keep from sinking ” ― Elizabeth Wurtzel

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

“If I can’t feel, if I can’t move, if I can’t think, and I can’t care, then what conceivable point is there in living?” ― Kay Redfield Jamison

“I am in that temper that if I were underwater I would scarcely kick to come to the top.” ― John Keats

“Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others.” ― Jasmine Warga

“Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.” ― Jo Nesbo

“There is so much pain in the world, and most of these people keep their secret, rolling through agonizing lives in invisible wheelchairs, dressed in invisible bodycasts.” ― Andrew Solomon

“If I were you I’d put that away. See you’re just wasted and thinking about the past again, darling, you’ll be okay.” ― Pierce the Veil

“If only sorrow could bring hope, I’d learn to live again” ― Britany Lopez

“Depression is an imagery of our heart’s sickness.” ― Rizky Adam Rifai

“I would if somebody would want to but of course nobody would want to so I wouldn’t want to force anybody to want to.” ― Susanna Kaysen

“All depression has its roots in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously.” ― Tom Robbins

“I wanted to say all these things about how you just have to hold on to the things you love and let go of all the rest.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

“Mental illness is not in the business of making sense of itself.” ― Roni Askey-Doran

“Dishonoring what we feel is an epidemic that has us self-medicating as a culture and trying to numb ourselves.” ― Abiola Abrams

“He looked at me, that first day like he had just found something he’d lost a thousand years ago.” ― Jennifer Elisabeth

“The Fall will always be yours and mine…” ― Jennifer Elisabeth

“You make me want things that I can’t have.” ― Kendare Blake

“Sorrow on another’s face often looks like coldness, bitterness, resentment, unfriendliness, apathy, disdain, or disinterest when it is in truth purely sadness.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

“I know by now, only too well, that you can never get away from yourself because you never go away.” ― Elizabeth Wurtzel

“Suicide and mental health problems have no boundaries.” ― Santosh Kalwar

“Negative thoughts are the causes of all depression and all stress.
Be positive; never infect your mind with negative thoughts.” ― Debasish Mridha

“It’s disappointing to feel sad for no reason. Sadness can be almost pleasantly indulgent when you have a way to justify it.” ― Allie Brosh

“It’s a strange moment when you realize that you don’t want to be alive anymore.” ― Allie Brosh

“I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.
Those seem to be the two choices. Everything else is just killing time.” ― John Green

“Behind the shadows there lies defeat; Fancy the light where her smile greets.” ― Jackie Connors

“The worst thing in the world is having to go back to the dark you shook off.” ― Catherynne M. Valente

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words will always kill me.” ― Denice Envall

“When the Self is freed from the mind, there are no limits to what one can experience.” ― Vivian Amis

“I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness.” ― Adam Ant

“I don’t know how to describe it, but the more I stare at him, the more I see his grief wrapped around him like shackles he can never take off.” ― Jasmine Warga

“The trick to loneliness is to spend a lot of time inside one’s head.” ― Pat R

“I think I’ll feel out of place wherever I go on earth, forever. But that’s fine. I have to make my peace with that.” ― Laura Marling

“Love is what freed me from the cell of my selfishness.” ― Seth Adam Smith

“No matter how dark the night may get, your light will never burn out.” ― Jeanette LeBlanc

“There is a difference between depression and sadness. I am happy to be sad.” ― Amanda Mosher

“It is in the nest of disappointment where depression lays its eggs.” ― Chloe Thurlow

“Take control of your emotions before your emotions take control of you.” ― Scott Dye

“Gratitude is the antidote for misery. When you are counting your blessings you are too busy to be counting your problems.” ― Miya Yamanouchi

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