Depressing quotes are highly influential, but sadly, in the negative sense. Read this article to find a few popular depressing quotes and sayings.

Depressing Quotes

If you’ve lived life long enough, you will have gathered that it is practically impossible to lead a life without phases of intense depression. Everyone experiences a bad spell, however some choose to dwell while others quell. Depression is, in that retrospect, nothing but a state of mind or a response to unfortunate events. The level of an individual’s vulnerability towards depression determines his or her spirit. We don’t have to let the waves of melancholy hit us if we have the strength to bypass them. Drowning in depressing deliberations only breeds more misery and it soon turns into a chronic trait. Depressing behaviour primarily emerges from failed relationships, intense heartbreaks and shattered dreams. The danger of depression lies in the most dreaded outcomes- Suicide! Hence, it is crucial to ward away the evil spirits corrupting the innocence of a being with potential. Nonetheless, feelings of depression have indeed instigated masterpieces in writings and music which can never be forgotten. Scroll down to come across some of the most impressionable depressing quotes and sayings in the past.
Quotes And Sayings On Depression
  • “In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction.” - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “I never thought I'd die alone. Another six months I'll be unknown. Give all my things to all my friends. You'll never step foot in my room again.” – Adam’s Song, Blink 182(Music Band) 
  • “Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.” - Lord Chesterfield
  • “The secret source of humor itself is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humor in heaven.”- Mark Twain
  • “ Here I stand Empty hands, wishing my wrists were bleeding to stop the pain from the beatings” – Lacey Mosley
  • “In the darkness I had to fall always find my place among the ashes” - Amy Lee, Lithium, Evanescence (Music Band)
  • “To perceive is to suffer.” - Aristotle
  • “Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.” - Bertrand Russel
  • “Death has a tendency to encourage a depressing view of war.” - Donald Rumsfeld
  • “Have you ever Googled yourself? I did, most depressing thing ever. People have websites hoping I die at 38.” - Artie Lange
  • “Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.” - Adriana Lima
  • “It's easy to imagine ways the future can be ugly and depressing. It's harder, but more worthwhile; to imagine plausible ways we can make it better.” - Stanley Schmidt
  • “I believe in justice, maybe not in this life, but there has to be justice. And if there isn't a God, I think it would be very depressing. I'd prefer to believe there is.” - David Zucker
  • “I’m tired of living just to die, We're getting out of here, destination anywhere.” – Destination Anywhere, Bon Jovi
  • “When everything feels like the movies,Yeah you bleed just to know you're alive” - Iris, Goo Goo Dolls(Music Band)
  • “And she turns up the music, to drown out her life” - Anonymous
  • “Do you begin to see, then, what kind of world we are creating? It is the exact opposite of the stupid hedonistic Utopias that the old reformers imagined. A world of fear and treachery and torment, a world of trampling and being trampled upon, a world which will grow not less but more merciless as it refines itself. Progress in our world will be progress toward more pain." – George Orwell (1984)
  • “ Life is too short so love the one you got, 'cause you might get run over or you might get shot.” - What I Got, Sublime (Music Band)
  • “I find nothing more depressing than optimism.’ - Paul Fussell
  • “I wanted to write a film and I thought the best way to do so was to train myself within the field... It was just like a cycle of people trying to make it, not making it, doing extra work, and it was pretty depressing in the end.” - Michelle Rodriguez
  • “I must be strong and carry on, Cause I know I don't belong here in heaven.” Tears in Heaven, Eric Clapton
  • “Man, I hate to get depressing on you, but I don't have a game. I'm so alone, so depressed, so dark, no.” - Jason Schwartzman
  • “Son, your life's an open book, don't close it before it's done” - Mama Said, Metallica (Music Band)
  • “Nothing is more depressing and more illogical than aggressive Christianity.” - Gerald Vann

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