Depression Quotes

Many an attack of depression is nothing but the expression of regret at having to be virtuous. Wilhelm Stekel

Great men suffer hours of depression through introspection and self-doubt. That is why they are great. That is why you will find modesty and humility the characteristics of such men. Bruce Barton

Depression is melancholy minus its charms. Susan Sontag

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. Leonard Cohen

That terrible mood of depression of whether it’s any good or not is what is known as The Artist’s Reward. Ernest Hemingway

If depression is creeping up and must be faced, learn something about the nature of the beast: You may escape without a mauling. Dr R W Shepherd

I cling to depression, thinking it a form of truth. Mason Cooley

During depression the world disappears. Language itself. One has nothing to say. Nothing. No small talk, no anecdotes. Nothing can be risked on the board of talk. Because the inner voice is so urgent in its own discourse: How shall I live? How shall I manage the future? Why should I go on? Kate Millett

You handle depression in much the same way you handle a tiger. Dr R W Shepherd

There is no perfect solution to depression, nor should there be. And odd as this may sound, we should be glad of that. It keeps us human. Lesley Hazelton

My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known – no wonder, then, that I return the love. Soren Kierkegaard