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Quotes about Being Depressed

I hope you find these Quotes about Being Depressed to be helpful in overcoming depression and finding a joyful life.

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

When you feel worried and depressed,
consciously form a smile on your face and act upbeat
until the happy feeling becomes genuine.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One cannot have everything the way he would like it.
A man has no business to be depressed by a disappointment,
anyway; he ought to make up his mind to get even.
- Mark Twain

The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits,
anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers,
and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers.
- Richard Curtis

 

I love New York.
I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow
countrymen and what they've done.
I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny,
have a distraction.
- Ben Stiller

I used to be good friends with my depression,
saying oh I'm so depressed, or life is terrible.
- Tony Curtis

If you get depressed about being the second-best team in the world,
then you've got a problem.
- Julius Erving

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Being a typical Pisces, I might have experienced mood shifts,
but I don't remember any depression,
or needing to do anything,
or to have someone bring me out of being depressed.
- Julius Erving

One of the networks sent me a TV set to watch.
I didn't care for the medium.
It depressed me.
- Gloria Swanson

Even when I was very depressed, I could hold on to something.
It seems that I have always had that streak of gold that I could hold on to.
- Michael Schenker

The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding
star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly,
neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.
- Gustav Mahler

I usually write when I'm in a great place.
When I'm depressed, I don't usually write.
So I take all of when I'm depressed and throw it into when I'm feeling good.
Weird, I guess.
- Del Shannon

No, originally I thought that writing articles would
keep me from having to see a psychiatrist,
but I became even more depressed as a result.
- Theo Van Gogh

If you play acoustic guitar you're the depressed,
sensitive guy.
- Elliott Smith

I fought back, got injured again and I had to have another operation.
I got down and depressed and I think I was drinking more than I should.
Well, I know I was.
- Paul Gascoigne

I say myself no depressed words just depressed minds.
- Brendan Behan

There's no excuse to be bored.
Sad, yes.
Angry, yes.
Depressed, yes.
Crazy, yes.
But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.
- Viggo Mortensen

Even when I'm sick and depressed, I love life.
- Arthur Rubinstein

There are days when I'm completely depressed and able to do only one drawing.
- Christian Lacroix

When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping.
Men invade another country.
It's a whole different way of thinking.
- Elayne Boosler

I have become down-hearted, I have become discouraged,
I have become depressed.
I'm just like you.
I'm a human being and I have my problems.
- Dyan Cannon

I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement
with Johnny ten years ago.
I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time,
but you have to remember I was only 19 years old.
- Winona Ryder

If I didn't try to eavesdrop on every bus ride I take
or look for the humor when I go for a walk,
I would just be depressed all the time.
- Lynda Barry

I was not depressed when they got me out.
I have always taken my dismissals as part of the game.
- Frank Woolley

Now, I'm getting a little older, got more responsibility,
I don't need to be depressed.
- Noah Hathaway

Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I say there're no depressed words just depressed minds.
- Bob Dylan

Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar:
It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings.
No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed.
- Dougray Scott

When I'm depressed and I feel low thinking that good
movies are not made any more,
then I put on his movies and I watch them.
I laugh and I cry and I have great pleasure.
- Geraldine Chaplin

Jeff Bodine was saying that when he gets depressed,
that he cleans house.
- Tanya Tucker

I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf.
I have never been depressed enough to take up the game,
but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.
- Will Rogers

I kind of have a happy magnet.
I can't stand being depressed, so I work my ass off
to get out of it as soon as possible.
- Sarah McLachlan

But I'm not like sad, depressed miserable person.
I guess sometimes I give off that impression.
- Edward Furlong

A reprisal of this magnitude...
has never been carried out before.
I paced back and forth in my room perplexed and completely depressed,
feeling helpless.
- Moshe Sharett

It's much easier to write when you're sad.
But you can end up isolated and depressed because you
almost need to put yourself in that situation to have
that angst to write from.
- Natalie Imbruglia

Through our willingness to help others we can learn
to be happy rather than depressed.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Self-love depressed becomes self-loathing.
- Sally Kempton

Certainly, I think being depressed is absolutely part of the human condition,
it has to be, if there's joy there's its opposite,
and it's something you ride if you possibly can.
- Bob Geldof

I did not want to be depressed by the gap existing
between my weakness and my ambition.
- Ella Maillart

When we win, I'm so happy I eat a lot.
When we lose, I'm so depressed, I eat a lot.
When we're rained out, I'm so disappointed I eat a lot.
- Tommy Lasorda

Man, I hate to get depressing on you,
but I don't have a game.
I'm so alone, so depressed, so dark,
no.
- Jason Schwartzman

I am depressed rather at the wave of brutality sweeping over the country.
- John Burns

He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by
inhaling next to an Armenian.
- Woody Allen

With out art, without communicating,
we wouldn't live beyond 30 because we'd be so sad and depressed.
- Wayne Coyne

Yes, there are times when I get extremely depressed
and how I sublimate those feelings is through music.
- Peter Steele

You can't get real happy or real depressed when you play baseball.
Baseball is a great sport in that it offers a player
a lot of opportunities for atonement.
- Mike Piazza

I'm so depressed.
Christmas is the worst of all.
Holidays are terrible, worse than Sundays.
I get melancholia.
- David O. Selznick

When we are angry or depressed in our creativity,
we have misplaced our power.
We have allowed someone else to determine our worth,
and then we are angry at being undervalued.
- Julia Margaret Cameron

There's a rebirth that goes on with us continuously as human beings.
I don't understand, personally, how you can be bored.
I can understand how you can be depressed,
but I just don't understand boredom.
- Dustin Hoffman

Because, you know, resilience - if you think of it
in terms of the Gold Rush,
then you'd be pretty depressed right now because the
last nugget of gold would be gone.
But the good thing is, with innovation,
there isn't a last nugget.
Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.
- Jeff Bezos

It's a mood record.
Like one night you're going to be down in the dumps
depressed because you're thinking about your ex-boyfriend
and the next moment you're gonna be like screw him
you know? And the next one you're saying to yourself "God I'm in love."
- Willa Ford

We had had several mine disasters where workers,
some of the workers were rescued.
It was, you know, who was lucky and who weren't.
Some would find the air pockets But,
in this one,
bam, it was just, everybody was gone and it greatly depressed the state.
- Richard Grimes

Hospitals are closing across the country due to the
burden of illegal immigration,
college students find that summer jobs have dried up
due to illegal immigration,
and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming
influx of cheap and illegal labor.
- Elton Gallegly

Of course, I would be depressed sometimes,
and my Mom would be worried about me because I would just sleep to escape.
Cause I was so scared of being a musician or artist,
or whatever you want to call it.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

In Massachusetts, scientists have created the first human clone.
The bad thing is that in thirty years,
the clone will still be depressed because the Boston
Red Sox will still have not won a World Series.
- Craig Kilborn

I don't know what I would have done without believing in God.
His support gives me power and energy to continue to be optimistic,
to smile, not to be depressed.
Sometimes, if things are not going so well,
I don't cry.
I say maybe it's meant to be.
- Ofra Haza

When Christopher and Charles passed away,
I was completely depressed, I felt rejected and real down,
and so Roscoe invited me because he had this spirit of compassion,
and we had gone to school together, were friends and everything.
- Joseph Jarman

Sometimes I have given my husband a manuscript to read
that has turned out to have fantastic rave reviews
and he'll tell me it is no good.
Well, if I didn't know him as well as I know him I
would be terribly depressed.
- Katherine Dunham

I've also worked hard portraying an Ireland which is fast disappearing.
Ireland was a very depressed and difficult place in the 1980s,
and I've tried to include that in the script.
I worked really hard to find the heart of the book.
- Neil Jordan

Number four, we're going to play like winners,
play the game the way it's meant to be played.
Don't get full of yourself if something good happens.
Don't get too depressed when something bad happens.
- Steve Spurrier

To live forever should not be an obligation.
In fact, eternal life should only be for those who wish for it,
because if we are depressed and unhappy with our lives,
just the idea of living forever is an unbearable source of suffering.
- Claude Vorilhon

The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th
century was a poor thing.
Nobody bothered about it.
Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs
that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
- John Keegan

They look so expectant, and then they look so depressed...
that was the other great lesson that The Royal Hunt of the Sun taught me,
it was the profundity that masked drama can achieve,
that of course, the audience were not seeing masks moving at all.
- Peter Shaffer

Some days the competition would beat me and I'd go
home thinking awful thoughts,
want to hide under the bed, depressed.
But of course, in the news business,
when you're working a daily news broadcast,
you get your victories and defeats every day.
- Sam Donaldson

The more people told me that, you know,
wow, you should be so blessed.
Don't you feel blessed? And you have all this -
mansion and all these beautiful things.
And I said, you know - the more they told me that,
the more depressed I got.
- Tanya Tucker

Creative people don't behave very well generally.
If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business,
you're gonna be depressed real fast.
I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter.
She's my first priority.
- Jim Carrey

Although, my experience when I've been depressed,
not only am I too depressed to sit down and write a song,
I'm too depressed to pick up my feet.
So if you can at least write about it,
you're halfway away from it.
- Paul Westerberg

I felt we really couldn't be separated that much.
I'd had a baby, and I was traveling and working alone
while he was in the Army.
It was very difficult-the phone calls and all of that.
I really was very depressed.
- Eydie Gorme

That was just my own personal program:
I didn't want to get too high over the good moments
because I didn't want to be saddened and depressed
when things didn't go as I had planned.
- Julius Erving

Personality has power to uplift, power to depress,
power to curse, and power to bless.
- Paul Harris

No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you,
keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue,
influence, but by your own consent.
- William Ellery Channing


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