44 Quotes To Look Through When You Are Depressed

44 Quotes To Look Through When You Are Depressed

Everyone feels a bit down now and then, especially when things are going wrong. But depression is more than just a low mood; it can be something much more deeper in you. It’s usually possible to improve such a state by making small changes in your life. For example, resolving something that’s bothering you or getting more sleep. Support is also available if you’re finding it hard to cope with low mood, sadness or depression.

No matter how down you feel, however, you can always pick yourself back up again and forge on through the pain and difficulties you may face. To help you stay afloat in life, here’re some inspirational quotes that you can start your days off with to keep your mind in a positive place. Know that you can regain control and happiness, and let these words be your first step in getting there.


1. “Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.” — Robert Eliot

2. Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” — Oprah Winfrey

3. “The hard days are what make you stronger.” — Aly Raisman

44 Quotes To Look Through When You Are Depressed

4. “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.” — Christine Caine

5. “Don’t quit yet, the worst moments are usually followed by the most beautiful silver linings. You have to stay strong, remember to keep your head up and remain hopeful.” — Unknown

6. “Breath is the power behind all things…. I breathe in and know that good things will happen.” — Tao Porchon-Lynch

7. “Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds.” — Osho

8. “Give your stress wings and let it fly away.” — Terri Guillemets

9. “The day she let go of the things that were weighing her down, was the day she began to shine the brightest.” — Katrina Mayer

44 Quotes To Look Through When You Are Depressed

10. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan

11. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes — understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” — Arianna Huffington

12. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― Neil Gaiman

13. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ― Helen Keller

14. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

15. “If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.” ― Catherine Pulsifier

16. “If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.” ― Elon Musk

17. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett

18. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine ― and shadows will fall behind you.” ― Walt Whitman

44 Quotes To Look Through When You Are Depressed

19. “What defines us is how well we rise after falling.” ― Lionel from Maid in Manhattan Movie

20. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” ― Mark Twain

21. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” ― Suzy Kassem

22. “I never lose. Either I win or learn.” ― Nelson Mandela

23. “Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing the monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” ― C.S. Lewis

24. “Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” ― Chantal Sutherland

25. “A walk to a nearby park may give you more energy and inspiration in life than spending two hours in front of a screen.” ― Tsang Lindsay

26. “If you can’t do anything about it then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change.” ― Tony Gaskins

27. “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

28. “There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

44 Quotes To Look Through When You Are Depressed

29. “Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

30. “You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” ― Good Will Hunting

31. “Just because it burns doesn’t mean you’re gonna die you’ve gotta get up and try.” ― Try, P!nk

32. “What hurts you blesses you.” ― Rumi

33. ‘Nothing is stronger than a broken man rebuilding himself.” ― Unknown

34. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” ― Sam Levenson

35. “If there is no wind, row.” ― Latin Proverb

36. “Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve.” — Unknown

44 Quotes To Look Through When You Are Depressed

37. “Don’t give up, don’t take anything personally, and don’t take no for an answer.” ― Sophia Amoruso

38. “You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.” ― Barack Obama

39. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right.” ― Tony Robbins

40. “Why do we grieve failures longer than we celebrate wins?” ― Komal Kapoor

41. “Failure isn’t the end of the road. It’s a big red flag saying to you ‘Wrong way. Turn around.’” ― Oprah Winfrey

42. “Everything is hard before it is easy.” ― Goethe

43. “Never regret a day in your life. Good days bring you happiness and bad days give you experience.” ― Unknown

 44. “What is coming is better than what is gone.” — Unknown

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