To overcome depression, here are some inspiring and uplifting depression quotes you may want to browse. Depression can be overwhelming and isolating. However, nothing good will ever come out of just sitting there and wallowing in your regret, misery, self-pity and anxiety. You must stand up and get the courage and strength to move on. Problems come and go all the time and they’re only going to destroy you if you let them.

Look for inspiration and motivation from the things around you. Look for inspirational quotes on depression, saying and words of wisdom to help uplift your soul and your spirit. Do things that make you happy. You can get away from all the hurt and the pain if you just push yourself. For inspiration, here are some quotes in overcoming depressions.

Inspirational Quotes for Depression

Are you depressed? It’s time to move forward and be inspired with these inspirational and uplifting depression quotes. Be inspired and be motivated. It’s not the end of the world. There so much beauty in life, waiting for you to be discovered.


Ask, and it will be given you;
seek, and you will find;
knock, and it will be opened to you.
― Luke 11:9


Depression is like a wave, we all need to learn how to ride it and stay positive. Life can be hard but we can make it through it with a smile!”
― Unknown


Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.
― Leonard Cohen


Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.
― Author Unknown


You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.
― Albert Ellis


You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt


Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
― Confucius


Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
― Lance Armstrong


A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
― Chinese Proverb


Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.
― Author Unknown


There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
― Albert Einstein


To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
― Oscar Wilde

Fighting Depression Quotes

Depression is caused by loneliness and sadness filling your heart. It can make you feel empty and lonely but you don’t have to go through this. It’s time to fight depression. Here are some of the best quotes in fighting depression.

I’m hurt, and I’m heartbroken, and I’m sad, and I’m depressed, and I have been crying, but I don’t wanna let it ruin my life.
― Unknown

It may be that some little root of the sacred tree still lives. Nourish it then, that it may leaf and bloom and fill with singing birds.
― Black Elk

Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
― Swami Sivananda

Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.
― Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

Being negative only causes depression. So hold your head up high, put a smile on your face and go live a positive life.
― Unknown

Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time.
― Helen Reddy

Remember sadness is always temporary. This, too, shall pass.
― Chuck T. Falcon

Trials give you strength, sorrows give understanding and wisdom.
― Chuck T. Falcon

Depression Recovery Quotes

Who ever want to be depressed? Nobody wants to feel lonely and depressed all the time. Get yourself recovered from depression with the help of these inspiring and motivational quotes. Browse our inspiring depression recovery quotes to help you overcome your depression.

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’
― Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness does not depend upon who you are or what you have. It depends solely upon what you think.
― Dale Carnegie

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
― John Wooden

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
― Helen Keller

Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
― Richard L. Evans

If you’re going through Hell, keep going.
― Winston Churchill

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
― Japanese proverb

Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget about everything except what you’re going to do now – and do it.
― William Durant

Quotes about Overcoming 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.
― Thich Nhat Hanh

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
― Wayne Dyer

Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.
― Mark Twain

You’re never a loser until you quit trying.
― Mike Ditka

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
― Napoleon Hill

Concern should drive us into action, not depression.
― Karen Horney

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you’re the window through which you must see the world.
― George Bernard Shaw

About valachi 33 Articles
Hello, I'm Valachi, 22 years old, a freelance blogger who loves to write about anything under the sun. I've been blogging for more than 5 years now. I am currently a contributor to, writing articles and creating graphic designs.