37 Quotes About Feeling Down and Depressed

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Dealing with depression and suicidal thoughts can lead to devastating circumstances. These quotes about feeling down and depressed will inspire you to seek further help.

“Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others-it only changes yours.”

“Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there’s nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression.”

“Depression exist without you knowing it, even denying it. It is not an illusion. You don’t even know you’re in it. It takes awhile before you realize it.”

“Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It’s always there though.”

“Depression is melancholy minus its charms.”

“Every thought is a battle. Every breath is a war, and I don’t think I’m winning anymore.”

“I am not using my depression as an excuse. Trust me, I’d give anything to function “normally on a day to day basis.”

“I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it.”

“I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that’s really sad. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when
you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. I woke up into a nightmare.””

“I feel so disconnected from the world, and I feel like no one even notices me or cares about me anymore.”

“I hide all my scars with an “I’m fine.””

“I miss me. The old me, the happy me, the bright me, the smiling me, the laughing me, the gone me.”

“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.”

“I thought by masking the depression with silence, the feelings might disappear.”

“I want to sleep until I feel better.”

“If you are chronically down, it is a lifelong fight to keep from sinking.”

“It all starts with not wanting to get out of bed, that’s how you know you’re getting bad again.”

“It feels like everyone else is moving on with their lives while I am stuck here, in this hole that I can’t climb out of.”

“It felt like this was never going to end. The world wasn’t going to stop crashing down until there wa nothing left of me but dust.”

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

“Just because you think you’re worthless doesn’t make it true.”

“My body and heart weren’t made for this. I’m tired of being tired and I’m tired of being sad.”

“My moods don’t just swing-they bounce, pivot, recoil, rebound, oscillate, fluctuate and occasionally pirouette.”

“Nobody ever tells you that emptiness weighs the most.”

“Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.”

“Sleep just isn’t sleep anymore, it’s an escape.”

“So you try to think of someone else you’re mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain: everyone.”

“Somehow, like so many people who get depressed, we felt our depressions were more complicated and existentially based than they actually were.”

“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.”

“That is all I want in life: for this pain to seem purposeful.”

“There comes a point where you no longer care if there’s a light at the end of the tunnel or not. You’re just sick of the tunnel.” ― Ranata Suzuki
Citation:
https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/8399617-there-comes-a-point-where-you-no-longer-care-if

“What people never understand is that depression isn’t about the outside; it’s about the inside.”

“When depression takes over and I can’t push through it, I have to close my door and shut the world out. It’s the only way I know how to survive.”

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

“You don’t understand depression until you can’t stand your own presence in an empty room.”

“You smile, but you wanna cry. You talk, but you wanna be quiet. You pretend like you’re happy but you aren’t.”

“You will feel better than this, maybe not yet, but you will. You just keep living until you are alive again.”

There are many reasons to discuss depression and seek resolution to those that suffer from its symptoms.

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