Depressed Quotes

Once upon a time I used to mark as exceptional the dark, depressing days: those days are now my routine ones; it is the ones which are beautiful and serene which are extraordinary now. I am close to the point when I shall jump for joy and accept anything which does not actually hurt as […]

I can have all the money and cars in the world and be unhappy. Once you find out that money and fame and success doesn’t do it, where do you go then? That’s a big dilemma. I had all those things: A beautiful wife, cars, a home, money, friends. All the things that you think […]

A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.

Some days are diamonds Some days are stones Sometimes the hard times won’t leave me alone Sometimes the cold wind blows a chill in my soul Some days are diamonds, some days are stone.

This is my “depressed stance.” When you’re depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you’ll start to feel better. If you’re going to get any joy out of being depressed, you’ve got to stand like this.

And then a Plank in reason, broke, And I dropped down, and down – And hit a World, at every plunge.

Much Madness is divinest Sense – To a discerning Eye – Much Sense – the starkest Madness.

When down in the mouth, remember Jonah. He came out all right.

Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul; and thus it may be looked on as weakness in the composition of human nature. But if we consider the frequent reliefs we receive from it and how […]

‘Tis a Dutch proverb, that “paint costs nothing,” such are its preserving qualities in damp climates. Well, sunshine costs less, yet is finer pigment. And so of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more of it remains. The latent heat of an ounce of wood or stone is inexhaustible. You […]