25 Depression quotes to encourage and motivate you

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On this World Mental Health day, let’s all take a pledge to address the crisis of mental health in our society. Let’s do whatever we can to help create a kinder, happier and more mentally healthy world for everyone.

While it is important for us to get out of our social stigma and seek professional help at fighting mental problems, here we are with a few inspirational quotes for fighting depression and to lift your spirits.

DEPRESSION QUOTES TO LIFT YOUR SPIRITS

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“Do not give your past the power to define your future”

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“Stars can’t shine without darkness”

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“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself- ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do”- Eleanor Roosevelt

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“It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness”- J.K. Rowling

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“I don’t want you to save me. I want you to stand by my side as I save myself”

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“If you really want to fly, you need to let go of the things that weigh you down.!”

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“You are not broken. You are breaking through”- Alex Myles

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“In those periods of despair, I had to choose to believe GOD and trust in his promises rather than trust my feelings”

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“I’ve learned that you can keep going, long after you think you can’t”

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“I am bent but not broken

I am scarred but not disfigured

I am sad but not hopeless

I am tired but not lifeless

I am afraid but not powerless

I am angry but not bitter

I am depressed but not giving up.”

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“Sometimes the hardest battle is against yourself”

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“You have to fight through some bad days to earn the BEST DAYS of your life”

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Sometimes you just need to talk about something- not to get sympathy or help, but just to kill its power by allowing the truth of things to hit the air

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“I used to fight the pain, but recently this became clear to me: Pain is not my enemy; it is my call to GREATNESS”- Henry Rollins

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“Sometimes we truly begin to find ourselves when we are so broken and weak. And in that moment a spark ignites and we dig down and find the strength to stand strong and fight on.”

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“Forgive them even if they’re not sorry.”

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“If I tell you I need you, do not take it lightly. I do everything I can to never have to depend on anyone, to never show weakness, and if I say that I need you, it means I am trusting you to catch me when I fall”

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“You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before, and that, my love, is BRAVERY”

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“Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions”- Pema Chodron

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“You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry, but DO NOT GIVE UP”

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“Nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can’t cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away. It’s just there, and you have to survive it. You have to endure it. You have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can in the direction of your best and happiest dreams across the bridge that was built by your own desire to heal”

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“One day it just clicks. You realize what’s important and what isn’t. You learn to care less about what other people think of you and more about what you think of yourself. You realize how far you’ve come and you remember when you thought things were such a mess that you would never recover. And you smile. You smile because you are truly proud of yourself and the person you’ve fought to become.”

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“At your absolute best, you still won’t be good enough for the wrong person. At your worst, you’ll still be worth it to the right person.’

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Let’s make it a point to help someone fighting depression or any other mental illness and promise that we will support them in the best way we can.

 

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