97 Deep Depression Quotes And Sayings For A Painful Heart

“If you’re causing depression to yourself, you are able to generate substantial amount of intense emotions and thoughts, but in the wrong direction. If you don’t have very strong emotions, very intense thoughts about something, you cannot get depressed.”


Maybe you have some reasons that make you throw intense emotions and thoughts towards a particular thing that is happening against you. It happens because it goes against your wish, belief, or trust. And it happens not only once in our lives, but it also happens throughout our lives. In this process, at one time, an incident will happen where you can’t bear your emotions. It makes you sad, depressing, and it will hit you hard. You are about to devastate mentally, and even it reflects on your face. If you are in this stage of mental condition. I am not going to say don’t worry. Instead, I want to say that these things will happen in everyone’s lives.

So many people are drowned in it. And also, so many people floated and came out from that black and white depression days. If you want to come out of it. It would be best if you gave some time to it. Thoughts will change in a minute, but deep emotions will take some time. Until then, feel the emotions if you can’t bear them, talk with a friend or go for a holiday spend some time alone. And even after, you can’t come out of it. Consult a therapist. Nowadays, you can find them online also, and they will guide you step by step.

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Before that, here we listed some deep depression quotes and sayings. Read these quotes. It will help you to understand how people think about depression. And also, your feelings, when you are feeling very depressed, are shown in images.

Deep Depression Quotes With Images


“Sometimes when I say “I’m okay”, I want someone to look me in the eyes, hug me tight, and say “I know you’re not”.

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

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

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“Sick of crying, tired of trying, yes I’m smiling but inside I’m dying.”

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“Behind my smile is a breaking heart, behind my laugh I’m falling apart, behind my eyes are tears at night, behind my body is a soul trying to fight.”

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“Depression is feeling like you’ve lost something but having no clue when or where you last had it. Then one day you realize what you lost is yourself.”

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“Depression is living in a body that fights to survive, with a mind that tries to die.”

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“Depression is when you don’t really care about anything. Anxiety is when you care too much about everything. And having both is just like hell.”

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“It’s better to cross the line and suffer the consequences than to just stare at that line for the rest of your life.”

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“I think I’m afraid to be happy because whenever I get too happy, something bad always happens.”

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“Sometimes it’s better to be alone. Nobody can hurt you.”

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“Stop swimming across oceans for people who won’t jump a puddle for you.”

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“I tell myself that I don’t need anyone but the truth is nobody needs me.”

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“I’m losing myself in the fight, I’m destroying myself little by little and soon there will be nothing left to destroy and I’ll destroy the only thing I have left, myself, I’m ready to lose the war, don’t save me, I want to lose, no I deserve to.”

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“Depression isn’t always at 3am. Sometimes it happens at 3pm, while you’re with friends and you’re halfway through a laugh.”

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“Depression is not a sign of weakness. It means you’ve been strong for far too long.”

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“You look happy, but you don’t feel happy. That’s what depression does to you.”

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

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“Depression isn’t just being a bit sad. It’s feeling nothing. It’s not wanting to be alive anymore.” – J. K. Rowling


“When I’m alone, I think. When I think, I remember. When I remember, I feel pain. When I feel pain, I cry. When I cry, I can’t stop.”

Deep Depression Quotes


“That moment when you burst out crying in your room & you realize that no one knows how unhappy you are.”


“That’s how depression hits. You wake up one morning, afraid that you’re gonna live.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel


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


“Tired of problems.
Tired of depression.
Tired of pain.
Tired of remembering.
Tired of counting minutes.
Tired of sleepless nights.
Well, when I’m tried the only thing I do is smile like an idiot.”


“The worst kind of sad is not being able to explain why.”


“Depression: You’re going to feel lonely.
Me: Okay, let’s talk to a friend at least.
Anxiety: Nope. Too stressful. You’re bothering people and you have pathetic problems.
Me: Okay… *sits there*”


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


“Are you okay? All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are!” – Robin Williams


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


“Maybe I’m just not meant to live a happy life. Maybe a pain is all I’ll ever know.”


“Depression is not being able to talk about your problems, while taking on everyone else’s just to hide your own.”


“I’m fine, I’m just tired”. My depression is setting in but I don’t want to bother you with it.”


“Depression is like a war. You either win or die trying”


“I used to be good friends with my depression, saying oh I’m so depressed, or life is terrible.” – Tony Curtis


“Depression, for me, has been a couple of different things – but the first time I felt it, I felt helpless, hopeless, and things I had never felt before. I lost myself and my will to live.” – Ginger Zee


“Depression is like drowning. Except you can see everyone else around you breathing.”


“I’m being murdered by own mind.”


“If you could read my mind you’d be in tears.”


“I wanted to talk about it. Damn it. I wanted to scream. I wanted to yell. I wanted to shout about it. But all I could do was whisper “I’m fine”.


“Sometimes the worst place you can be is in your own head.”


“I’m exhausted from trying to be stronger than I feel.”


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


“Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts.” – Penelope Sweet


“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will only cause permanent psychological damage.”


“She hurts and she cries. But you can’t see the depression in her eyes. Because she just smiles.”


“Until you’ve had depression I don’t think you’re qualified to talk about it.” – Geoffrey Boycott


“Depression and I are old friends but I do not court his company.” – Laura K. Rhodes


“The hardest prison to escape is in your mind”


“Depression is feeling dead but not being able to die.”


“The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.”


“I lied and said I was busy. I was busy; but not in a way most people understand. I was busy taking deeper breaths. I was busy silencing irrational thoughts. I was busy calming a racing heart. I was busy telling myself I am okay. Sometimes, this is my busy, and I will not apologize for it.” – B.oakman


“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” – Laurell K. Hamilton


“Depression is like being in a totally round room and looking for a corner to sit in.” – Laura Sloate


“Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.” – Joyce Meyer


“Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It is a necessary thing to feel. Depression is very different.” – J. K. Rowling


“Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.” – Dodie Smith


“Because that’s the thing about depression. When I feel it deeply, I don’t want to let it go. It becomes a comfort. I want to cloak myself under its heavy weight and breathe it into my lungs. I want to nurture it, grow it, and cultivate it. It’s mine. I want to check out with it, drift asleep wrapped in its arms and not wake up for a long, long time.” ― Stephanie Perkins


“Deep depression is due to a problem with brain chemistry not a problem with inner weakness.” – Karen Salmansohn


“Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive.” – Franz Kafka


“Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is.” – atticus


“At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness.” – Dorothy Hamill


“I suffer from deep depression, so my only release is music.” – Kevin Gates


“I’m a happy-go-lucky manic-depressive. It does get very deep and dark for me, and it gets scary at times when I feel I can’t pull out of it. But I don’t consider myself negative-negative. I’m positive-negative.” – Tim Burton


“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


“Having depression is being in an abusive relationship with yourself.” – Emily Dotterer


“The worst kind of pain is when you’re smiling just to stop the tears for falling.”


“I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel


“I’ll never forget how the depression and loneliness felt good and bad at the same time. Still does.” – Henry Rollins


“Pain is always emotional. Fear and depression keep constant company with chronic hurting.” – Siri Hustvedt


“Pain is emotional. Depression and fear are always in company with chronic hurting.” – Siri Hustvedt


“Depression taught me the importance of compassion and hard work and that you can overcome enormous obstacles.” – Rob Delaney


“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.” – Judy Collinss

What is Depression Quotes


“Depression isn’t just being a bit sad. It’s feeling nothing. It’s not wanting to be alive anymore.” – J. K. Rowling


“Depression is frustrating. It’s knowing there’s so much to be grateful for and happy about and to enjoy, but you just can’t get there.” – Allie Griffin


“Depression is such a cruel punishment. There are no fevers, no rashes, no blood tests to send people scurrying in concern, just the slow erosion of self, as insidious as cancer. And like cancer, it is essentially a solitary experience; a room in hell with only your name on the door.”


“Depression is a struggle in which the body wants to survive but the mind tries to die.”


“Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling.” – Judith Guest


“Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.” – Dorothy Rowe


“Depression is the overwhelming sense of numbness and the desire for anything that can help you make it from anything that can help you make it from one day to next.”


“Depression is like a war. You either win or die trying.”


“Real depression is when you stop loving the things you love.”


“Depression is not a sign of being weak. It is a sign that a person has been too strong for too long.”

Loneliness and Depression Quotes


“Depression and loneliness turned my heart from heart blooming to heart bleeding.”


“When I am broken. I taught loneliness was the best to survive in this world. But later loneliness created a mess, and it turned into a depressive mind and made it hard to breathe.”


“When you feel lonely your mind will never listen to you. It goes on with its flow and it stops your joy and starts misery.”


“From love to alone. From alone to lonely. From loneliness to depression. From depression to unbearable pain. Yes, love is painful.”


“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” ― Douglas Coupland


“I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares me… to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic.” — Augusten Burroughs


“Lonely is not being alone, it’s the feeling that no one cares.”


“You can’t be strong all the time. Sometimes you just need to be alone and let your tears out.”


“Do not confuse solitude with loneliness. One builds and the other destroys.”


“My life is just one constant battle between wanting to be alone, but not wanting to be lonely.”


“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” – Mother Teresa


“It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead. I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.”


“Loneliness does not come from having no on around us about instead being unable to communicate the things that matter most to us.” – Carl Jung

Depression Quotes about Love


“Today my forest is dark. The trees are sad and all the butterflies have broken wings.”
“Today I realized, you don’t care anymore. And then I realized, you probably never did anyway.
And the sad thing is, you made me believe you did”


“My head is currently a horrible place to be.”


“Just because her eyes don’t tear, doesn’t mean her heart doesn’t cry.”


“It hurts knowing you tried doing your best and it still wasn’t good enough.”


“No one ever gets tired of loving. They just get tired of waiting, assuming, hearing lies, saying sorry and hurting.” – Frank Ocean


“It sucks when you know that you need to let go but you can’t because you’re still waiting for the impossible to happen.”


“At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.”


“She cuts herself. Never too deep, never enough to die. But enough to feel the pain.”


“Seeing someone slowly lose interest in you is probably one of the worst feelings ever.”


“We search for the feelings that will destroy us in the end.”


“Someday when the pages of my life end, I know that you will be one of it’s most beautiful chapters.”


“I lied and said I was busy. I was busy; but not in a way most people understand. I was busy taking deeper breaths. I was busy silencing irrational thoughts. I was busy calming a racing heart. I was busy telling myself I am okay. Sometimes, this is my busy, and I will not apologize for it.” – B.oakman


“You may not believe me but I gave you all I had.”


“Ninety nine percent of me wants to die. One percent of me is utterly terrified of the things I’ll miss when I’m gone. That one measly percent gets me every time.”


“Love someone who doesn’t love you back. You’ll die everyday.”


“You keep lot to yourself because it’s difficult to find people who understand.”


“Real depression is when you stop loving the things you love.”


“I lost someone who didn’t care about me. But you lost someone who would have done anything for you.”


“When someone leaves you, it’s not the end of your story; it’s just the end of their part in your story.”


“It seems to me that love could be labeled poison and we’d drink it anyways.”


“Sometimes we just say “I just want you to be happy”, but deep inside in our hearts we know, we still want to be their happiness.”


“I think it’s time I let you go. And that’s so hard to do because a part of me will be in love with you for the rest of my life. But the day dreaming, the running in place, it’s not healthy. I can’t do that anymore.”


“So I guess you were just one of those people who were supposed to walk into my life, teach me a lesson, and then walk out.”


“I feel myself changing, I don’t even laugh the same anymore, I don’t smile the same, or talk the same, and I’m just so tired of everything.”


“Don’t fall in love. Fall off a bridge, it hurts less.”


“Don’t bring people very close to your heart; because problem with the close people is that “They know where to hit exactly.”

Overcoming Depression Quotes


“The first thing you need to do is stop being dead serious about life.”


“You need self-confidence and determination: feeling depressed and losing hope will never really help to correct any situation.” – Dalai Lama


“Once you choose hope, anything is possible.”


“Fight back and gain back your passion by doing the things you love.”


“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for depression.”


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


“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”


“We all are found of counting our troubles, but not our joys. Once if we count them up we will have enough happiness.”


“Hey there little fighter, soon it will be brighter.”


“An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it’s going to launch you into something great.”


“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”

Depression Quotes to help a friend


“Obviously, it sounds stupid when you motivate a depressed person. No one can know how he feels within. So, let them suffer but give them hope that it is just a part of our life and everyone will face once in a lifetime.”


“It’s unfair to see suffering with a magnifier. It is just a normal thing that everyone should face at some point in time. It is a part of life that you need the experience to know the depth of life. Of course, it is so painful. But that’s how life works.”


“Music can save anybody who is suffering in their life. For every problem, there is some kind of music to bring back your happiness.”


“The best way of solace is to let them suffer and accept their situations.”


Suffering from Emotions?
Emotion comes from the feeling The feeling comes from thinking Thinking comes from sense organs. Sense organs receive from the external forces.
So YOU are fighting for something which is not YOU. WOW.
It’s just simply to say, but you need to do is You should create a space between YOU and which is not YOU.
If you do master in this the ultimate Joy will be yours.


“You may be failed by her but when you overcome from that she becomes the best teacher to your life.”


“If god puts you in difficulty, he just examines your strength while you overcome from every difficulty you will reach to higher dimensions of life. But, when you become depressed while looking at the difficulties even god will not help you because wants you to learn.”


“Everyone will face depression at some point of a time but not everyone will overcome from that because some people are very much found of maintaining depression. Please don’t do it.”


“If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness, lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they’re going through. Be there for them when they come through the other side. It’s hard to be a friend to someone who’s depressed, but it is one of the kindest, noblest, and best things you will ever do.” – Stephen Fry


“We can’t take away the suffering of others. What we can do is show up for them. And in doing so, take away the pain of having to suffer alone.” – Jason Garner


“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.” – Tom Bosley