80 Motivational Quotes to Help with Depression

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Live happily forever after is only exists in a fairy tale. Meanwhile, the real-life situation isn’t as that happy, even you bombarded by stressful problems when another problem has not solved yet. It feels like surrounded by falling wall where no one there to help you, like drowning to the deepest depression, into the lowest level in your life. But does it means to give up and consider to jump from the bridge? No, life must go on. In your desperate condition, some wise words may strengthen you. Here are inspirational quotes to help with depression, some of them are from an acclaimed author you probably know.

Quotes to Help with Depression

Once you choose hope, anything is possible.
– Christopher Reeve

Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.
– Matt Lucas

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
– Fyodor Dostoevsky

A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
– Joyce Meyer

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
– Helen Keller

Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.
– Madeleine L’Engle

Depression is the inability to construct a future.
– Rollo May

Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget about everything except what you’re going to do now – and do it.
– William Durant

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
– Lance Armstrong

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.
– Richard Bach

Everything you have ever wanted is sitting on the other side of fear.
– George Addair

If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.
– Kris Carr

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
– Albert Einstein

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
– Will Rogers

Change your thoughts and you change the world.
– Norman Peale

Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.
– James R. Cook

Minds are like parachutes, they function only when open.
– Unknown

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”
– Mother Teresa

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you will start having positive results.
– Willie Nelson

If you are in a bad mood go for a walk.If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk.
– Hippocrates

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
– John Wooden

Quotes to Help with Depression

Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time.
– Helen Reddy

Depression is focusing on yourself; on your troubles and what is not right. You can’t be depressed if you are focusing on others. It’s impossible.
– Elizabeth Bourgeret

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
– Albert Einstein

Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas Edison

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
– Helen Keller

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
– Napoleon Hill

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
– Japanese proverb

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
– Confucius

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
– Martin Luther King Jr.

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
– Walt Disney

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.
– Jamie Paolinetti

Quotes to Help with Depression

Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
– James R. Cook

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
– Martin Luther King Jr

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life by changing his attitude of mind.
– William James

If you can dream it, you can do it.
– Walt Disney

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
– Confucius

Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
– Buddha

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
– St. Francis of Assisi

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
– Albert Einstein

Let go of your all fears, be strong.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

I walk slowly,but I never walk backward.

I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.
– Abraham Lincoln

“If you don’t like something, change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.
– Mary Engelbreit

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
– E. Joseph Cossman

A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
– Chinese proverb

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
– William James

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
– Wayne Dyer

“You have a treasure within you that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer.
– Eckhart Tolle

Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the most wonderful things that will ever happen to us.

Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the most wonderful things that will ever happen to us.
– Nicole Reed

If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
– Abraham H. Maslow

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.
– Unknown

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.
– Christian D. Larson

You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.
– Steve Maraboli

You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
– Louise L. Hay

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keep friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
– Greenville Kleisser

Never underestimate a person’s potential for recovery
– Victoria Maxwell

Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.
– Unknown

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
– Norman Vincent Peale

We must understand that sadness is an ocean, and sometimes we drown, while other days we are forced to swim.
– R.M. Drake

In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
– Albert Camus

Use the arrows failure throws at you to hunt for success.
– Matshona Dhliwayo

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
– William James

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
– Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
– Mark Twain

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
– Lewis B. Smedes

We are not to blame for our illness, but we are responsible for our health.
– Victoria Maxwell

In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go.
– Jack Kornfield

You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.
– Rumi

“Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
– Eleanor Roosevelt

My only advice: stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it.
– Judy Blume

Action is the antidote to despair.
– Joan Baez

We learn from failure, not from success.

We learn from failure, not from success.
– Bram Stoker

God determine the time and duration in the wilderness for every man.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

In the storm, our only anchor is hope.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

If we learn to open our hearts, anyone… can be our teacher.
– Pema Chodron

The key is not the will to win… everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.
– Bobby Knight

At least three times every day take a moment and ask yourself: What is really important? Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.
– Lee Jampolsky

Happiness does not depend upon who you are or what you have. It depends solely upon what you think.
– Dale Carnegie

It’s going to get harder before it gets easier. But it will get better. You just have to make it through.
– Unknown