Depression Quotes (134)

Quotes and citations about depression


For some reason I am one of those people who act like they were born and raised during the Depression.

By : Kirstie Alley

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I didn't feel the Depression at all. I always had a pocketful of money.

By : Walter Annenberg

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I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness.

By : Adam Ant

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I can certainly see how people are overcome by depression.

By : Stuart Appleby

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I've had this problem since I was in my 20s. They don't call it manic depression anymore. They call it a bipolar disorder, and I'm a Type 2.

By : Ned Beatty

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The concept of the "good ol' days" must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success.

By : Bo Bennett

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Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.

By : Bjork

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To act wisely when the time for action comes, to wait patiently when it is time for repose, put man in accord with the tides. Ignorance of this law results in periods of unreasoning enthusiasm on the one hand, and depression on the other.

By : Helena Petrova Blavatsky

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Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys, so does ancient sin cling to the low places, the depressions in the world consciousness.

By : Dewitt Bodeen

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I'm what you call a Depression sailor.

By : Ernest Borgnine

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Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.

By : Tom Bosley

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Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it's not.

By : Tom Bosley

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I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives.

By : Tom Bosley

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We have had a great depression in agriculture, caused mainly by several seasons of bad harvests, and some of our traders have suffered much from a too rapid extension in prosperous years.

By : John Bright

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Coming down off crack is like the worst depression. The worst.

By : Ray Brown

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Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.

By : David D. Burns

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Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world.

By : Steve Buyer

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From a generation that came of age during the Great Depression, millions of our country's best and bravest took up arms in a worldwide struggle against tyranny.

By : Steve Buyer

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Joining another big time rock band was the last thing I was looking for, but as the tour went on, I really dug playing to a lot of people, the band sounded great, and just being out there again, got me over my depression and so I decided to hop on board.

By : Matt Cameron

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After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America.

By : Russ Carnahan

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Then, when the Depression came, all of this changed completely. Since that time, the entire public is of a very different sort and there was not so much support for contemporary music in a direct way.

By : Elliott Carter

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The panic of the Depression loosened my inhibitions against being different. I could be myself.

By : Emanuel Celler

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Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth.

By : Richard J. Codey

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The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.

By : Leonard Cohen

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Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That's applicable to any kind of depression.

By : Judy Collins

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If I had not been already been meditating, I would certainly have had to start. I've treated my own depression for many years with exercise and meditation, and I've found that to be a tremendous help.

By : Judy Collins

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Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking.

By : Doug Coupland

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I grew up in the heart of the Depression.

By : Bob Cousy

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

By : Tony Curtis

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My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses.

By : Richard M. Daley

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They really do a disservice because these men and women came out of the Depression, they came out of the war.

By : Richard M. Daley

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Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.

By : Clarence Darrow

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A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.

By : Jonathan Davis

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Issues deals with the issues I had, the fears I had and it isn't a 'nice' album but fears and depressions are not particularly nice.

By : Jonathan Davis

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Our ages ranged from 22, down to 18, and we had a 6 month contract to go to Bogata, Columbia. And of course, it was during the depression, we were still with our parents, and things were still pretty tough on them back in the United States.

By : Martin Denny

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You can have manic-depression without having an ounce of creativity.

By : Patty Duke

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My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.

By : Patty Duke

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I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning.

By : Patty Duke

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At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.

By : Arnie Duncan

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Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!

By : Thomas A. Edison

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