Depression is the inability to construct a future.
You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.
The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.
A recession is when your neighbor loses his job. A depression is when you lose yours.
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
Depression is melancholy minus its charms - the animation, the fits.
That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.
Depression is rage spread thin.
Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind.
My recovery from manic depression has been an evolution, not a sudden miracle.
Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.
A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight!
Depression is not sobbing and crying and giving vent, it is plain and simple reduction of feeling.
But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.
Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain.