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Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives. (Quote by - Tom Bosley)

If the heart of a man is depressed with cares, The mist is dispelled when a woman appears. (Quote by - John Gay)

Measure yourself by your best moments, not by your worst. We are too prone to judge ourselves by our moments of despondency and depression. (Quote by - Robert Johnson)

Depression is the inability to construct a future. (Quote by - Rollo May)

Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts (Quote by - Penelope Sweet)

You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it. (Quote by - Albert Ellis)

If a person's basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience. On the other hand, if someone is suffering from depression, anxiety, or any form of emotional distress, then even if he or she happens to be enjoying physical comforts, he will not really be able to experience the happiness that these could bring. (Quote by - Dalai Lama)

Depression moods lead, almost invariably, to accidents. But, when they occur, our mood changes again, since the accident shows we can draw the world in our wake, and that we still retain some degree of power even when our spirits are low. A series of accidents creates a positively light-hearted state, out of consideration for this strange power. (Quote by - Jean Baudrillard)

Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from normal experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain ... it is entirely natural that the victim begins to think ceaselessly of oblivion. (Quote by - WILLIAM STYRON)

The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. (Quote by - Arnold Bennett)

America is a land of big dreamers and big hopes. It is this hope that has sustained us through revolution and civil war, depression and world war, a struggle for civil and social rights and the brink of nuclear crisis. And it is because our dreamers dreamed that we have emerged from each challenge more united, more prosperous, and more admired than before. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression. (Quote by - Bertrand Wilbertforce)

Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm. (Quote by - Steven Wright)

Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer. (Quote by - DOROTHY ROWE)

Depression is rage spread thin. (Quote by - George Santayana)

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 keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment. (Quote by - Grenville Kleiser)

My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle. (Quote by - Patty Duke)

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself. (Quote by - Pythagoras)

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression. (Quote by - Dodie Smith)

The best insurance policy for tomorrow is to make the most productive use of today. A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work. (Quote by - Geoffrey Norman)

Depression is a treatable medical illness like cancer and heart disease. (Quote by - Judith Peacock)

I find nothing more depressing than optimism. (Quote by - Paul Fussell)

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own. (Quote by - Harry S. Truman)

Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling...People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile. (Quote by - Judith Guest)


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