Best Depressing Quotes on Life

Depressing quotes on life: Depression is a feeling of dejection. Many a times it is misunderstood with sadness. Depression and sadness are entirely different feelings. In depression a person looks sad, but it is more related to mental health and needs external mental support.

Sadness is a momentary feeling whereas a depressed person needs special care and attention from his/her close relatives. Here are some depressing quotes on life which will help you to understand your feelings and may help you to come out of depression.

Depressing Quotes on Life

Perfect is the enemy of the good. ― Voltaire

Don’t believe everything you think. – unknown.

Once you choose hope, anything is possible. — Christopher Reeve

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. — Rumi

To have felt too much is to end up feeling nothing. — Dorothy Thompson

Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us. ― Steven Tyler

I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colors and shades I knew existed. ― Katie McGarry

Sometimes you’ve got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding. — Unknown

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. — Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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

I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. ―  S. Lewis

As the light begins to intensify, so does my misery, and I wonder how it is possible to hurt so much when nothing is wrong. ― Tabitha Suzuma

There’s death all around us. Everywhere we look. 1.8 people kill themselves every second. We just don’t pay attention. Until we do. ― Cynthia Hand.

One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly, one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy. ― Aristotle.

But grief makes a monster out of us sometimes . . . and sometimes you say and do things to the people you love that you can’t forgive yourself for. ― Melina Marchetta.

You say you’re ‘depressed’ – all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective – it just means you’re human. ― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas.

But I didn’t understand them. 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. 

I guess that’s what saying good-bye is always like–like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you’re in the air, there’s nothing you can do but let go. ― Lauren Oliver.

Life Depressing Quotes

Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you. ― Lauren Conrad

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain. – Leonardo da Vinci

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. — Richard Bach

There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow. –  Alfred de Musset

Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far. ― Jodi Picoult

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul. ― Oscar Wilde

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

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. — Mahatma Gandhi

Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me. — Susan Polis Schutz.

Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic. ― Anais Nin.

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. — Fyodor Dostoevsky.

I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that. ― Robin Williams.

This is what it felt like to have a broken heart. It felt less like cracking down the middle and more like she had swallowed it whole and it sat bruised and bleeding in the pit of her stomach. ― Wendy Wunder, The Probability of Miracles.

That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end. ― Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation.

If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something about yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person. — Fred Rogers.

Life Depressing Lines

I need a break from the loneliness that is totally consuming me.

No amount of sleep in the world could cure the tiredness I feel.

Every time people ask me if I’m okay, it’s just a reminder that I’m not.

How did I get away from that little 5-year-old, always happy & always laughing, to…this?

Some of the most painful scars: the ones that hurt the most are the scars that can’t be seen.

Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever

When you’re depressed you don’t control your thoughts, your thoughts control you. I wish people would understand this.

I like to pretend that everything’s alright. Because when everybody else thinks you’re fine, sometimes you forget for a while that you’re not.

If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather.

She had tricked him. She had made him leave his old self behind and come into her world, and then before he was really at home in it but too late to go back, she had left him stranded there–like an astronaut wandering about on the moon. Alone. ― Katherine Paterson.

Now the standard cure for one who is sunk is to consider those in actual destitution or physical suffering—this is an all-weather beatitude for gloom in general and fairly salutary day-time advice for everyone. But at three o’clock in the morning, a forgotten package has the same tragic importance as a death sentence, and the cure doesn’t work—and in a real dark night of the soul it is always three o’clock in the morning, day after day. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald.