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80 Inspirational Quotes for Depression

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 Inspirational Quotes for Depression: When feeling depression sets in, it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Depression can feel like a never-ending cycle of sadness, worthlessness, and fatigue. But it is important to remember that depression is temporary and treatable. inspirational quotes about depression can provide some much-needed hope and perspective during difficult times. Hopefully, these Inspirational Quotes will help you with your Depression.

Inspirational Quotes for Depression

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols Tweet

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan Tweet

“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”

Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go Tweet

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Tweet

“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

“Everything you can imagine is real.”

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Tweet

“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”

“You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.”

“What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.”

Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now Tweet

“It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Tweet
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“A person's a person, no matter how small.”

Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who! Tweet

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Tweet

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!”

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.”

“Peace begins with a smile..”

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.”

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

“Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.”

“May you live every day of your life.”

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

“If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”

Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief Tweet

“Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”

“Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.”

“You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”

A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Tweet

“Always do what you are afraid to do.”

“If you're reading this... Congratulations, you're alive. If that's not something to smile about, then I don't know what is.”

Chad Sugg, Monsters Under Your Head Tweet
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“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..”

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.”

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.”

Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept Tweet

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”

William Shakespeare, The Tempest Tweet

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.”

“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”

“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.”

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”

“It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.”

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

“I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”

“I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' rather he will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did?”

“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”

“I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.”

“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

“But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.”

“None but ourselves can free our minds.”

“Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.”

“Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.”

Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart Tweet

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds Tweet

“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”

A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Tweet

“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”

“It's kind of fun to do the impossible.”

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“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

Lance Armstrong Sally Jenkins, Every Second Counts Tweet

“The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.”

Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart Tweet

“Don't be afraid of your fears. They're not there to scare you. They're there to let you know that something is worth it.”

“You never fail until you stop trying.”

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”

“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.”

“You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!”

Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go! Tweet

“Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.”

“Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”

“The thing about growing up with Fred and George," said Ginny thoughtfully, "is that you sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.”

J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Tweet