55 Best Overcoming Depression Quotes and Sayings

Are you suffering from depression? Are you not finding the right way to overcome your depression and sadness? Then read some best overcoming depression quotes and sayings here. Find your own ways to overcome depression and anxiety, and get success in your life.

55 Overcoming Depression Quotes

“Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it, that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.” – Dale Carnegie

“Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”– Thomas Edison

“You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” – Dale Carnegie

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” – Amit Ray

“He who hears the rippling of rivers in these degenerate days will not utterly despair.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one, it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves.” – Dale Carnegie

“If you are in a bad mood go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk.” – Hippocrates

“Even God doesn’t propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?” – Dale Carnegie

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

“Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.” – Matt Lucas

Overcoming Depression Quotes and Sayings

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

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“Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

“Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” – Christopher Reeve

“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.” – Greenville Kleisser

“If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life.” – Abraham H. Maslow

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” – Dale Carnegie

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

“Depression is focusing on yourself; on your troubles and what is not right. You can’t be depressed if you are focusing on others. It’s impossible.” – Elizabeth Bourgeret

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” Helen Keller

“Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.” – Helen Keller

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller

“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” – Helen Keller

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

“A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” – Joyce Meyer

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

“I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat.” – Christopher Hitchens

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“When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one that has opened for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell

“Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“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

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“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.” – William James

“Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me.” – Susan Polis Schutz

“There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.” – C. S. Lewis

“I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know that just to be alive is a grand thing.” – Agatha Christie

“Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.” – George S. Patton

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.” – Saint Francis de Sales

“Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.” – James R. Cook

“Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.” – Dodie Smith

“Our love will blend together like turquoise is blue and green. There’s no depression or envy when both blur into one.” – Jarod Kintz

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“Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“At least three times every day take a moment and ask yourself: What is really important? Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.” – Lee Jampolsky

“In the darkest time, I have always believed, the light will shine.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you will start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson

“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

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

“Change your thoughts and you change the world.” – Norman Peale

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

“Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world: making the most of one’s best.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

“You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.” – Rumi

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 “I am not bound to win, I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to the light I have.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

“People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.” – Norman Vincent Peale

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